Czech for Foreigners-Upper-Intermediate 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
702SCB21 Z 1 2T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Klára BICANOVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)

Klára BICANOVÁ, Aneta MACHÁLKOVÁ

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Ability to communicate in more complex situations.

Ability to lead a discussion on abstract topics.

Study vocabulary.

Mode of study

Text reading and anlysis, listenings, presentation and practice of grammar structures and vocabulary, moderated dicussions, independent presentation.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

A requirement for registration is a knowledge of the language corresponding to the lower level course.

Course contents

The grammar and conversation topics below are only for reference and may change according to the group and current topics. The main materials are the coursebooks Česky krok za krokem 2 and Čeština pro cizince - úroveň B1. These coursebooks are supplemented with other materials. Particular emphasis is placed on topics connected to culture and Czech life.

Topics: Everyday conversational phrases

Family and interpersonal relationships

Residence

Travel

Employment

Biography

Holidays and traditions

Health and Lifestyle

Ecology

Communications - mass-media, letters, email

Life values

Topices and terminology from student studies

Grammar: practice of complex declinations and tenses

perfective and imperfective verbs

verb prefixes

verbs of motion

reflexive verbs

imperative

numbers

time phrases

more complex prepositions and conjunctions

adjectives and adverbs - creation and grading

Standard vs. non-standard Czech, slang.

Recommended or required reading

ADAMOVIČOVÁ, Ana. Nebojte se češtiny: konverzace pro středně pokročilé. Praha: Karolinum, 2005. ISBN 978-80-246-1059-7

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

HOLÁ, Lída. Česky krok za krokem 2. Praha, Akropolis, 2009. ISBN 978-80-86903-92-7

KESTŘÁNKOVÁ, Marie. ŠNAIDAUFOVÁ, Gabriela, KOPICOVÁ, Kateřina. Čeština pro cizince -úroveň B1. Brno: Computer Press, 2010. ISBN 978-80-251-3007-0

NEKOVÁŘOVÁ, Alena. Čeština pro život: 15 moderních konverzačních témat. Praha: Akropolis, 2008. ISBN 80-86903-23-0

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 the final exam.

Note

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:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
room 0219
Room 219

(Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12))
MACHÁLKOVÁ A.
10:45–12:15
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Thu
Fri
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 10:45–12:15 Aneta MACHÁLKOVÁ Room 219
Tržiště 20, Praha 1 (vchod z Rektorátu AMU, Malostranské nám. 12)
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Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans