Czech for Cinematographers 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
304EC2 ZK 1 2T English summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

During the four-semester Czech course students should be able to reach A2 level in the active way and B1 level in the passive way according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Mode of study


Prerequisites and co-requisites

no previous knowledge of Czech is required

Course contents

This is an introductory course tailored to international students of various linguistic and cultural backgrounds studying at CINKK Program, FAMU. No previous knowledge of Czech is required. The course begins with the basics of Czech grammar and vocabulary. Besides that, students learn technical terms and vocabulary of their field, cinematography. Weekly classes consist of grammar and vocabulary discussions, exercises promoting conversation and a review of the previous lesson?s topics. In addition, each week homework assignments are handed out for completion by the next lesson.

Grammar: Phonetic and graphic Rules, Verb Conjugations in the Past, Present and Future Tenses, Indicative and Imperative Mood. Verbs of position and motion, corresponding Adverbs and Prepositions. Nouns and Adjectives, Personal, Demonstrative and Possessive Pronouns: Gender and Case (Nominative, Genitive, Dative, Accusative, Locative, Instrumental Singular Cases), Word Order, the system of Czech Prepositions.

Recommended or required reading

I.Kořánová: Film Czech. A textbook for students of film and Photography.

O.Štindl: Easy Czech Elementary. Akronym 2008.

I.Kořánová: Česká čítanka. A reader with lexical and grammar exercises. Akropolis 2012.

Assessment methods and criteria

Class participation, homework:50%

Vocabulary and grammar quizzes: 10%

Final test: 40%



Further information

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