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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Czech for Foreigners - Advanced

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04CESP2 Z 1 0+2 Czech
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Department of Languages
Synopsis:

This course extends the student´s knowledge acquired in CESP1 and focuses on difficult language phenomena. It practises working with technical and specialist texts placing greater emphasis on individual work.

Requirements:

competence at CESP1 level

Syllabus of lectures:

training orthography, morphology, syntax, and style at a higher level

essays on given topics - leisure, my studies

training writing skills - a paper, abstract, letters to teachers

training oral skills

http://people.fjfi.cvut.cz/pavliiva

Syllabus of tutorials:

The course is run as a series of seminars following the topics and scope of the syllabus mentioned above.

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Morphology, syntax, and lexis at the level appropriate to the course, particularly declension and orthography of words of foreign origin, capitalisation, complex and compound sentences, terms, the structure of a paper and abstract.

Skills:

To write essays on topics of everyday life and more professional items, express correctly ideas, understand academic texts and write abstracts. Write short formal letters to faculty staff, institutions, offices.

To qualify for admission to the higher level course - CESP3, technical language.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] O. Martincová, Pravidla českého pravopisu, Pansofia 2015

[2] N. Kloušová, Nový souboj s pravopisem, Trizona 1994

[3] M. Sochrová, Cvičení z českého jazyka v kostce, Praha 2008

[4] J. Melichar, V. Styblík, Český jazyk, SPN 2004

[5] S. Čmejrková, F. Daneš, Jak napsat odborný text, Leda 1999

Recommended references:

[5] Pavlíková, Homepage, 2014 http://kmlinux.fjfi.cvut.cz/~pavliiva/[online],

[6] Technical language - Pražská technika, Technický týdeník - texts

Teaching aids:

language classroom, audivisuals, PC lab

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
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Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-12-15
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet24537705.html