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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
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2023/2024

? Czech for foreigners ( preintermediate 1)

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
104XCP1 Z 0 2C Czech
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Department of Languages
Synopsis:

This course accents the communicative approach to language teaching. Therefore, individual lessons are primarily centred around an underlying topic that is complemented by the communicative language function. Further appropriate language aspects (i.e. grammar, lexis, pronunciation, skills) arise from the given communicative need.

Basic communication in common situations is further enriched by communicative skills in a more specific university environment.

The Czech course is intended for students, who have already gained some basic knowledge in the Czech language, i.e. they are at A2+ level.

The course is elective and concluded by gaining a credit.

Course code: 104 XCP1

Duration: 2 hours / 1 semester

Information: sandra.giormani@fsv.cvut.cz

Requirements:

Necessary A2+ language level in Czech

The course is elective and is not intended for beginners

Syllabus of lectures:

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This course is not a lecture but practical session:

Course code: 104 XCP1

Duration: 2 hours / 1 semester

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Topic: Timetable (time planning, parts of the day, semester); lexis: adverbs, time expressions

2. Topic: Everyday activities (preferences, schedule); grammar: verb - mít + verb/ noun

3. Topic: Duties (at the faculty, home); grammar: modal verbs (have to/ must/ can-could)

4. Functions: What did you do? (past tense); lexis: specific university courses, activities

5. Topic: Getting around on campus; grammar: genitive/locative; lexis: university vocabulary

6. Functions: Understanding announcements (equipment); grammar: nominative and accusative pl.

7. Functions: Problem solving (study dep., at the doctors); lexis: asking for help in basic situations

8. Functions: Administration (personal info., telephoning); lexis: formulating requirements, giving info

9. Functions: Characterizing study courses (adjectives, idioms); lexis: adj. for spec. uni. courses

10. Topic: Civil Engineer as a profession (description); grammar: specific verbs

11. Topic: Free time activities; grammar: revision of activities, time expressions (kdy/odkdy/dokdy)

12. Functions: CV (applications); lexis: time expressions; revision of spec. vocabulary

13. Revision (credit test)

The above is an outline of possible covered topics, these many vary according to the real needs of each class, i.e. highlighted will be those that the students specifically need in their studies. Accompanying professional English topics will also be added based on the students´ abilities.

Study Objective:

Basic communication in common situations further enriched by communicative skills in a more specific university environment.

After successful completion the student gains a credit.

End of course level according to CEFR: B1+

Study materials:

Teaching materials:

Specially adapted teaching materials and A2+/B1 level grammar exercises

Recommended additional materials:

Rešková I., Pintarová M.: Communicative Czech Intermadiate, Rešková, Brno, 2009, ISBN 80-902180-9-1

Holá L.: Czech Express 2, Nakladatelství Akropolis, Praha, 2006, ISBN 80-86903-24-9

: Hand-outs given by teacher

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