Course Description

Course Name

Elementary Czech Language & Culture

Session: VPGS1324

Hours & Credits

6 ECTS Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level


  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course Description
Czech 100 aims at providing an essential understanding and usage of the Czech language. Its main stress will be on establishing a solid base for the students´effective performance in the language. At the same time the course aims at stimulating students to interact creatively in a new language environment and develop their own approach towards the language. It includes reflecting on readings.

Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:

  • Explore the sounds of a new language and their patterns and master correct pronunciation of local names and Czech texts in general;
  • Engage in elementary conversations, i.e. ask questions, give commands, seek information and describe the surroundings;
  • Acquire lexical supply focused on the exchange of personal information, shopping, ordering in a restaurant, asking directions, time arrangements life;
  • Apply communicative skills in the Czech language (grammar and vocabulary) at a beginner´s level, selecting from appropriate language strategies when speaking, reading and listening;
  • Summarize the language features and observations on the life in the Czech Republic.

*Course content subject to change