TCZJ10 Language Practice II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Bc. Mirka Tylová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Lucia Vlášková
Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages – Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Aneta Fidrichová
Supplier department: Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages – Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
TCZJ10/01: Tue 14:00–15:40 G12, M. Tylová
TCZJ10/02: Tue 12:00–13:40 G12, M. Tylová
TCZJ01 Language Practice I
It is recommended to attend the following courses concurrently: TCZJ12 Czech Sign Language II, TCZJ15 Conversation II, TCZJ13 Practical Czech Sign Language II, TCZJ14 Complementary language seminar II. Prerequisite: TCZJ01 Language practice I
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 13/20, only registered: 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The goal of the course is to learn defined lexicon which is divided into seven thematic areas. The student will interact with the lector (native speaker). Although the main focus is given on the acquisition of the CSL lexicon, the will be also a practical training of the grammar included in the obligatory course Czech Sign Language II. At the end of the course, students know the basic lexicon defined by the seven thematic areas. They master passively and actively the use of the lexical units, both in isolation and in sentences, according to given situations.
Learning outcomes
Students have the basic lexical repertoire and they are able to sign in every-day situations. However, their performance is simple and often, they may look for a while to find the right expression.
  • thematic areas: 1. Family: family relations (broader family), family members description, pets; 2. personal information: Who am I? My CV; 3. Seasons: seasonal activities, weather, clothes according to seasons; 4. traveling: Czech Republic (our country and its culture), traveling and stay in hotels, famous cities and countries of the world, their culture, services while traveling; 5. Meals and drinks: drinks, meals, basic types of fruits and vegetables; 6. University: organization structure of the university, studies and student activities.
  • Dictio: Vícejazyčný výkladový slovník online [online]. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2018. Dostupné z:
  • LEESON, Lorraine - van den BOGAERDE, Beppie - RATHMANN, Christian - HAUG, Tobias. Znakové jazyky a Společný evropský referenční rámec pro jazyky: Deskriptory pro společné referenční úrovně. Rada Evropy, 2016. Dostupné z:
  • Moravské varianty znaků českého znakového jazyka. [DVD]. Brno : Trojrozměr; 3Dimenze, 2009.
  • Společný evropský referenční rámec pro jazyky: Jak se učíme jazykům, jak je vyučujeme a jak v jazycích hodnotíme. Rada Evropy, 2001.
  • Po českých hradech a zámcích s průvodcem v českém znakovém jazyce [DVD]. Praha: Filozofická fakulta Univerzity Karlova, 2010.
Teaching methods
- practical training in CSL - work with the lector - demonstration methods: work with image and video
Assessment methods
It is required to attend the lectures (at least 70 %), to do the homework; and to report 17 hours of volunteer work in the Deaf community. At least 70 % of the homework points must be gained. After a student sends the homework to the teacher, the teacher evaluates the homework and sends it back to the student to do the correction. Such corrected homework is re-evaluated by the teacher just once (for each homework). 17 hours of practical training in the community.
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Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2021.
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