Elementary Czech Language & Culture

Course NameElementary Czech Language & Culture
Course CodeCZE100
DescriptionCzech 100 aims at providing an essential understanding and usage of the Czech language. Its main stress will be on establishing a solid base for the students´effective performance in the language. At the same time the course aims at stimulating students to interact creatively in a new language environment and develop their own approach towards the language. It includes reflecting on readings.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of the course, students should be able to:
– Explore the sounds of a new language and their patterns and master correct pronunciation of local names and Czech texts in general;
– Engage in elementary conversations, i.e. ask questions, give commands, seek information and describe the surroundings;
– Acquire lexical supply focused on the exchange of personal information, shopping, ordering in a restaurant, asking directions, time arrangements life;
– Apply communicative skills in the Czech language (grammar and vocabulary) at a beginner´s level, selecting from appropriate language strategies when speaking, reading and listening;
– Summarize the language features and observations on the life in the Czech Republic.
SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences
Number of credits (US / ECTS)3 US / 6 ECTS