Courses – Academic year ( annually )
The first course "Survival Czech"
Will be made
up of the following topics:
Small talk and
Talking about yourself; hobbies; work and jobs
Food and how to buy it; pharmacies and drugstores
Telephoning and telephone etiquette; how to deal with post offices
Counting and numbers; changing money; currency; bank accounts
How to read maps and town plans; asking for directions
Looking for and renting a flat; troubleshooting; where to turn for help;
hostels, hotels; weekend cottages; camping
Entertainment and Social Life
Reading menus, ordering, complaining and paying; pub Czech; making reservations
Public transport (local and countrywide); buses, coaches, trains, trams, taxis,
etc.; buying tickets; reading timetables; making inquiries; cash desks
Gaining work permits and residence permits; driving licences; health and social
Finding the right doctor; understanding the system in medical centres;
explaining your medical problems
The FOLLOW-UP course "Survival Czech"
It is aimed at beginners who will be living and working in the Czech Republic
and need to be able to speak at least basic Czech in order to cope.
Alongside Czech you will pick up something of the background to the language, as
well as much useful information to help you get by while living in the Czech
The teaching will take a skills-based communicative approach, covering speaking
and listening practise, with a smaller proportion of reading and writing, and
will be delivered by native Czech speakers who are trained English teachers.
Grammar will be covered as and where necessary (based on the text book), but it
will not form the major part of the course.
The text book we will use is NEW CZECH
STEP BY STEP, though this will be
extensively supplemented with extra materials.
Having successfully completed the course the students are expected to fall under
the category of A1 level Speaker in accordance with the European Referential
Framework for Speakers of Other Languages.
All students who will fulfil the attendance requirements and will pass the test
will receive certificates stating the level of language efficiency achieved.
design a suitable syllabus, help you plan your progress and find convenient time
for your studies.