Course: Czech as a Foreign Language 2

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Course title Czech as a Foreign Language 2
Course code KČJ/CJ2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hrdlička Milan, Doc. PhDr. CSc.
  • Macháčková Dita, Mgr.
Course content
1. Concept of grammar, the rise of grammar and its development. 2. Types of grammar and their specific features; pedagogical (didactic) grammar. 3. Role of grammar in methodology of foreigner languages. 4. Presentation of Czech grammar in textbooks of Czech language for foreigners. 5. Lingual-didactic grammar rule. 6. Basic grammar, planning and organization of grammar content. 7. Lingual-didactic description of Czech grammar in the meaning of Czech as a language for foreigners - a selection of problems (I - verb; II - locative prepositions, III - temporal, , final and causal prepositions; IV - category of gender, number, case; V - adjectives and pronouns; VI - numerals). 8. Czech as a foreign language.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Discussion, Students' portfolio, Skills demonstration, Individual study, Lecture, Seminar
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 5 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 24 hours per semester
professional knowledge
To pass the course ČCJ1 and be able to apply acquired knowledge and skills.
learning outcomes
Students are able to explain Czech grammar (its formal and functional aspects, its function and usage in Czech language) to non native speakers and create course and lesson plans for teaching Czech language for foreigners, prepare different types of exercises, use a communicative approach in teaching and analyze the reasons for most of the common mistakes.
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Skills demonstration
Individual study
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
Written exam
Individual presentation at a seminar
Group presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Gavora, Peter; Repka, Richard. Gramatika vo vyučovaní cudzích jazykov. Bratislava, 1979.
  • Hendrich, Josef a kol. Didaktika cizích jazyků. Praha, 1988.
  • Hrdlička, Milan. Cizí jazyk čeština. Praha : ISV, 2002. ISBN 80-85866-98-6.
  • Hrdlička, Milan. Gramatika a výuka češtiny pro cizince. Praha, 2009.
  • Hrdlička, Milan. Kapitoly o češtině jako cizím jazyku. Plzeň, 2010.
  • Hrdlička, Milan. Předložky ve výuce češtiny jako cizího jazyka. Vyd. 1. V Praze : Karolinum, 2000. ISBN 80-246-0031-5.
  • Kolektiv autorů. Společný evropský referenční rámec pro jazyky. Olomouc, 2002.
  • Poldauf, Ivan; Šprunk, Karel. Čeština jazyk cizí : mluvnice češtiny pro cizince. 1. vyd. Praha : SPN, 1968.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter