Course detail

Czech Language - Conversation 1

FSI-1CKAcad. year: 2011/2012

The course Czech - conversation (1CK) is prepared as an introductory conversational course of Czech language for foreigners. It is offered to international students who want to acquaint themselves with the basics of Czech language and acquire elementary communication skills needed for basic conversational purposes.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be made familiar with the specific features of Czech pronunciation and will be able to use elementary grammar and vocabulary for simple communication.


The course is intended for beginners.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

E. Čechová, H. Trabelsiová - Remediosová, H. Putz: Chcete mluvit česky? (Pour Les Fancophones qui veulent parler Tchegue), Liberec 1998 (EN)
I. Rešková-Bednářová, M. Pintarová: Communicative Czech (Elementary Czech), Praha 1995 (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Students' work is systematically checked by the teacher. The course is concluded with final revision.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of the course is to make international students familiar with the basics of Czech language needed for elementary communication focusing on basic conversational needs.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Students are requested to attend the seminars actively and work out all assigned tasks.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BO1-P Bachelor's

    branch B-OBN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective (voluntary)

  • Programme M2E-A Master's

    branch M-IND , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, others

Type of course unit


Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


Practising specific features of Czech pronunciation
Practising elementary grammar
Basic conversational topics
Final revision