Czech for Foreigners-Elementary 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
702SCA11 Z 1 2T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Introduction to the phonetic, grammatic and lexical basics of the given language.

Ability to react in simple everyday situations.

Mode of study

Reading, listening, presentation of and practice of grammar structures and lexis, Moderated dialogues.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

This course is intended for studentw who have never studied the language.

Course contents

Lessons 1-4(5) of the coursebook Čeština expres 1

Topics: Who are you? Where are you from? What do yo do?

What is it?

Directions in the city

Food (restaurant)

My familly / Where we meet?

Grammar: verb: to be, to like

basic pronouns


noun genders


present tense

genitiv and akuzativ

Recommended or required reading

ADAMOVIČOVÁ, Ana, IVANOVOVÁ, Darina. Basic Czech I. Praha: Karolinum, 2009. ISBN 978-80-246-1097-9

DAVIES, Bruce, HEJDUKOVÁ, Jana. 401 Czech Verbs, Prague: Bruce Davies, 2006. ISBN 80-239-7260-X

HOLÁ, Lída. New Czech Step by Step, Praha: Akropolis, 2008. ISBN 978-80-86903-73-6

HOLÁ, Lída, BOŘILOVÁ, Pavla. Čeština expres 1, Praha: Akropolis, 2011. ISBN 978-80-87481-22-6

Selections from the aforementioned material. Precise information will be given by the instructor. Self-study books are appropriate for self-study of grammar primarily. Materials from the internet, newspapers and magazines.

Assessment methods and criteria

Class participation, completion of assignments, completion of tests and the final exam.


This course may not be recorded in the bachelor's study as the first foreign language.

If the student is not able to attend instruction because of extenuating circumstances (internship, competitions, serious health issues), the student is required to contact the course instructor, obtain materials and arrange consultation hours. Otherwise, the student will not be awarded credit nor permitted to sit the exam.

Further information

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room 0219
Room 219

(Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12))
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 09:00–10:30 Aneta MACHÁLKOVÁ Room 219
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans