Learning of languages of the region: Czech - level A2 3224-DNJRCZA2-IIst
Upon completion a student can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment); s/he can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters; s/he can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
The course content: Academy, studies, offices and institutions, journeys and tourism; Work and rest, house – equipment and functioning; Family – relations and family life; Social life and service (study and work); Geographical location, everyday life in different cultures; Health; Weather, climate; Behavior and attitude – of your own and other people; Public events and facts from personal life; Reactions, experiences, meetings and social life; Culture, books, movies, art.
Student workload includes:
Classroom participation – 90 hours (4 ECTS)
Preparing for classes – 45 hours (2 ECTS)
Type of course
1. communicates rather easily/at the basic level on topics and tasks included in Full description;
2. identifies information in a variety of simple texts;
3. makes analysis, synthesis and interpretation of information contained in simple texts and everyday material;
4. presents, both orally and in writing, facts and opinions, giving reasons, in a simple way, for taking decisions.
I. The organization of classes:
According to the detailed rules of studies at the Faculty of Applied Linguistics (The Resolution No. 114 by the Faculty of Applied Linguistics Board of 19 December, 2017):
1) Attendance at all classes, covered by the plan, shall be compulsory (§ 9 (2)).
2) It is not possible to have a exam revision if the reason of failing the credit was non-compliance with the requirement to participate in them. In such a case a student can be conditionally registered in an successive stage of study and can repeat the failed course.
According to the University Foreign Language Teaching System (the Reso-lution No. 119 from 17 June, 2009).
II. Assessment criteria:
Learning the languages of the region ends with an examination according to The Order of the Head of The Department no 4/2016 on language examination published on website:
Admission to examination is based upon completing the course.
The final mark comprises the following elements:
- oral verification of learning outcomes/ prepared or spontaneous utterance, dialogue in pairs, short presentation, role-by-play scenario - 25% of the grade,
- written verification of learning outcomes/ e.g. letter, mail, composition, writ-ten utterance, comment, note, short tests - 25% of the grade,
- the result of 3 credit tests - 50% of the grade.
It must be taken into account that in order to complete the course successfully a student needs to demonstrate achievements in every the above mentioned categories (a student who receives the 0% in one of the categories, won't complete the course, which means that he/she did not demonstrate any activity in none of them).
99 – 100% - 5 (excellent)
93 - 98% - 5 (very good)
87 - 92% - 4,5 (fairly good)
77 - 86% - 4 (good)
71 - 76% - 3,5 (satisfactory plus)
60 - 70% - 3 (satisfactory)
Classes are conducted in real time, in the form of e-learning, supported by the tools provided by the University.
The coursebook: Czech Step by Step, 1, A1-A2, Praha 2016:Akropolis
Additional information (registration calendar, class conductors, localization and schedules of classes), might be available in the USOSweb system: