Course detail

Czech language

FEKT-XPA-CJ1Acad. year: 2022/2023

The main method of the course of Czech language is a direct one, with the support of audio-visual teaching aids. If necessary, the explanation is based on English language. Close attention is paid to the flexibility of the Czech language, its conjugation, declination and gramatical genders.

Offered to foreign students

The home faculty only

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be able to use and understand the Czech language in everyday situations (in shops, restaurants, at schools, etc.)

Prerequisites

The subject knowledge on the secondary school level is required.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Literature

Lída Holá, Pavla Bořilová: Čeština expres, A1/1, English Appendix, Workbook+CD, 2. oprav. vyd., Praha: Akropolis, 2017. ISBN 978-80-7470-079-8 (CS)

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

75% attendance and passing a test at the end of the semester are required for a successful completion of the course.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Introduction to the study of the Czech language.

Introducing oneself; greetings; nationalities; Czech alphabet and pronunciation; numbers; the verb být (to be); grammatical gender; family; demonstrative pronouns; adjective + noun; the accusative case; downtown; nominative + accusative of possessive pronouns; in a restaurant; food; the verbs mít, chtít, vědět, jít, jet, moci, jíst  

Aims

The objective of the course is to teach students to handle everyday situations in the Czech language. Next, the aim is to improve the students' knowledge of the Czech language to enable them to take part in the local social and cultural events.

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

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPA-ELE Bachelor's

    specialization BPA-ECT , any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
    specialization BPA-PSA , any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective

  • Programme DPA-KAM Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme DPA-EKT Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme DPA-EIT Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme DPAD-EIT Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme DPA-MET Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme DPA-SEE Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme DPA-TLI Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme DPA-TEE Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme DPA-BTB Doctoral, 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
    , 2. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
    , 3. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme MPA-BIO Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme MPA-CAN Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme MPAD-CAN Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme MPA-EEN Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme MPA-EAK Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme MPA-SAP Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme MPA-TEC Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective
  • Programme MPAJ-TEC Master's, any year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Fundamentals seminar

52 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer