Course Description

Course Name

High Beginning Czech Language

Session: VPGS1124

Hours & Credits

45 Contact Hours

Prerequisites & Language Level

Note: A placement exam will be required when you arrive on site.

High Beginning

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of one semester (or two quarters) at the college level.


This course is designed for students who:
- Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
- Can introduce him/ herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/ she lives, people he/ she knows and things he/ she has.
- Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
The objective of this course is to:
- Develop student?s understanding to expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e. g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, studying, and employment).
- Develop student?s communicative skills in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
- Promote greater confidence in speaking Czech.
- Allow greater integration with Czech culture and society.

*Course content subject to change