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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
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2023/2024

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104XCP3 ZK 0 2C Czech
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Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The course Czech - Professional Language for Foreigners is intended for all foreign students (especially students in the Bachelor's degree programmes).

The aim of the course is to strengthen the communication skills of foreign students in the Czech language at the initial stage of their studies using a set of language materials based on core subjects taught in Bachelor’s degree programmes (more in the syllabus).

Other objectives of the elective course are to support the students' ability to use the acquired knowledge in practice by means of an interactive trilingual (ČJ-AJ-RJ) dictionary, a database of professional articles based on current works, and especially prepared sets of language exercises to grasp the lexis.

After successful completion the student gains a credit.

End of course level according to CEFR: B2+/C1

Course code: 104XCP3

Duration: 2 hours / 1 semester

CEFR Level: B2

Information: sandra.giormani@fsv.cvut.cz

Requirements:

necessary B2 language level in Czech

Syllabus of lectures:

This course is not a lecture but practical session:

Course code: 104XCP3

Duration: 2 hours / 1 semester

For more information see Outline and Syllabus of Exercises

Syllabus of tutorials:

Overview of lexical-grammatical phenomena

1.Topic: Studying at FSv CTU in Prague

Aspect

(prefixes/suffixes; vowel quantity and quality changes; lexical changes by prefixation)

Abbreviations and abbreviated words

(abbreviations. academic degrees; commonly used abbreviation words from IT applications in the CTU IS)

2.Topic: Mathematics in construction

Numerals/ Numerical expressions

(basic types; punctuation rules; reading numerical expressions/units of measure)

3.Topic: Geometry in construction

(basic types; spelling specifications; linking vowels; with semi-/ polo-/ půl-; prefixes proti- /při-/ prů-; numerical components;)

4.Topic: Building materials I. - properties of materials

Characterisation of the subject

(predicative constructions - with verbs; attributive constructions - with adjectives; morphological-lexical changes)

5.Topic: Building Materials II - concrete, steel, timber, brick, stone

Word order / lexical collocations

(clauses; set expressions; translation; paraphrases)

6.Topic: Buildings I. – buildings and building services

Parts of speech/Declension

(declension specifics of basic flexible word types)

7.Topic: Construction II - Transportation sciences

Verb Conjunctions

(set verb conjugations in construction lexis)

8.Topic: Buildings III - water structures

Grading of adjectives

(irregular formation; vowel changes - -ší/ -čí, -ský/ -cký; doubling of vowels -šš-; -žš-)

9.Topic. Economics, management and environmental engineering in the construction industry

Prepositional phrases

(noun + noun/adjective)

10.Topic: Architecture I - Styles

Temporal expressions

(adverbs - adverbial determiners/ conjunctions)

11.Topic: Architecture II - modern buildings

Expressions for quantity

(adverbs, numerals, adjectives; describing a graph -data, number, figure)

12. Surveying and Cartography

Word formation - prefixes

(prefixation -vowel and meaning changes; s-, se-, z-, ze-, vz-, vze/ vy-, vý-/ roz-/ pře-, při)

Study Objective:

The aim of the course is to strengthen the communication skills of foreign students in the Czech language at the initial stage of their studies using a set of language materials based on core subjects taught in Bachelor’s degree programmes; to support the students' ability to use the acquired knowledge in practice.

Study materials:

Specially adapted teaching materials

Note:
Further information:
http://departments.fsv.cvut.cz/k104/index.php/2021/02/10/cestina-profesni-jazyk-pro-cizince/
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-06-20
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