Course: Czech for Foreigners 6

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Course title Czech for Foreigners 6
Course code UJP/CPC6
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Nagyová Andrea
  • Sachrová Kateřina, Mgr.
  • Vaněk Michal, Mgr.
Course content
Peculiarities of declension, use and formation of nouns. Vocabulary of professional style. Slang (esp. academic and professional) and terminology. Peculiarities of declension, formation and use of adjectives. Terminology. Peculiarities of declension, use and formation of pronouns and numerals; expressing number. Congruence between predicate and subject. Morphological means of professional style. Direct and indirect speech. The so-called second position (hierarchy of its individual members). Syntactic means of the professional style. Secondary prepositions and their use. Means of text condensation. Nominal and verbal valency. Peculiarities of verbal conjugation (all grammatical categories), formation of verbs, reflexivity in verbs. Word order, functional sentence perspective (topic-focus).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Multimedia supported teaching, Students' portfolio, One-to-One tutorial, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes, Individual study, Students' self-study
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 15 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Students can - communicate without problems and take an active part in conversations on different topics dealing with topics of everyday life - understand main ideas of authentic texts of publishing and specialist styles dealing with both general and more specialist topics - find important and detailed information in texts - understand in detail information in texts of their field of study (both heard and read) - explain in detail their opinions - write more complex texts on popular and non-fiction topics of the field of study or argumentative essays dealing with specialist topics
learning outcomes
Students can - use with certainty common grammar structures in everyday life situations - understand spoken word on TV and the radio with no problems - partly distinguish suitability of used language means regarding the communicative situation - use with certainty vocabulary and phrases enabling them to communicate without problems in common situations and partly rank these situations in their stylistic levels - express their opinions and attitudes, belief and uncertainty and support them with arguments - write texts of specialist or publishing styles with a more complex text structure - find and select both important and detailed information in authentic texts - present (in both writing and speaking) their field of study - take an active part in discussions, evaluate suggestions and react to them in an adequate way
teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Students' self-study
Individual study
Students' portfolio
One-to-One tutorial
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Oral exam
Skills demonstration during practicum
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Adamovic, Ana; Hrdlička, Milan. Basic Czech III. 1. vyd.. Praha: Karolinum, 2010. ISBN 978-80-246-1796-1.
  • Adamovic, Ana. Nebojte se češtiny: konverzace pro středně pokročilé. ISBN 978-80-246-2270-5.
  • Bischofová, Jana; Hrdlička, Milan; Hasil, Jiří; Kramářová, Jitka. Čeština pro středně a více pokročilé.. Praha: Karolinum, 2011.
  • On-line katalogy knihoven. On-line katalogy knihoven.

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