Elementary Czech

Course NameElementary Czech
Course CodeCZE101
DescriptionElementary Czech aims at encouraging students to interact in a new language as well as giving them some insights into Czech life so that they can better understand the new cultural environment. The course focuses on everyday communication, introduces essential grammar rules and relevant topics of Czech Studies. It includes a field trip, Czech folk songs and a Czech feature film.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of the course, students should be able to:
– Explore the sounds of a new language and their patterns;
– Engage in elementary conversations, i.e. ask questions, give commands, seek information and describe the surroundings;
– Acquire lexical supply focused on the description of self and the immediate environment, and topics relevant to student life, studying abroad and life in the city;
– Identify the basic features of the Czech language;
– Comprehend and master basic communicative strategies of Czech speakers;
– Outline the key events of Czech history.
SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences
Number of credits (US / ECTS)4 US / 8 ECTS