PJA305 Language Practice and Conversation II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2010
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Monika Maciejewska, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Roman Madecki, Ph.D.
Department of Slavonic Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Monika Maciejewska, Ph.D.
Tue 11:40–13:15 A49
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PJA302 Language Practice and Conversation I
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
This course of Polish for advanced encompasses 2 semesters (1st and 2nd). Its main goal is developing students’ all-round communicative skills. The basis part of the course is conversation on up-to-date topics regarding situation in today Poland. There are also included lexis and grammatical exercises, conversations, texts analyses and translation. The teacher uses original, not-tuned texts from Polish press and audio materials. The level of Polish knowledge after this course is C1 ‘upper-intermediate level’.
After completing the course students will be able to:
- understand and explain grammatical structures adequate to the course level
- use information and lexis in communication with native speakers
- build correct grammatical structures
- interprete Polish texts
- read, write and speak in proper Polish
- know Polish orthography rules
  • 1. Subcultures. Grammar exercises.
  • 2. Law and regulations. Do we follow? Grammar exercises.
  • 3. Politics in Poland. Political parties. Grammar exercises.
  • 4. Composition and syntax?. Exercises.
  • 5. Preparation for the certification tests. Exercises.
  • 6. Custom in our country. May holidays in Poland. Grammar exercises.
  • 7. Polish fairy tales and stories – translation exercises.
  • 8. Translation of Polish and Czech legends.
  • 9. Moral and immoral behavior. What should people be punished for? Grammar exercises.
  • 10. Ecology. Grammar exercises.
  • 11. What our future is going to be like? Futuristic visions – will they become reality? Technology and medical science advancements. Grammar exercises.
  • 12. In a tour guide role: what and how to tell our foreign visitors? A tour.
  • 13. Review.
  • Lipińska, Ewa. Elżbieta Grażyna Dąmbska. Kiedyś wrócisz tu. Kraków 2003.
  • Szelc-Mays, Magdalena. Coś wam powiem... Kraków 2002.
  • Pyzik, Józef. Przygoda z gramatyką. Kraków 2000.
  • Garncarek, Piotr. Czas na czasownik. Kraków 2002.
  • Mędak, Stanisław. Co z czym? Kraków 2002.
  • Pyzik, Józef. Iść czy jechać? Kraków 2003.
  • 3. Jurkowski, M; Jekiel, W; Wasilewska, D; Wrocławski, K.: Uczymy się polskiego, Warszawa 1984
  • 2. Gołkowski, M; Kiermut, A; Kuc, M; Majewska, M.: Gdybym znał dobrze język polski, Warszawa 1991
  • 5. Miodunka, W.: Uczymy się polskiego 2, Warszawa 1996
  • 4. Bartnicka, B; Dąbkowski, G; Jekiel, W.: Uczymy się polskiego, Kielce1994
Teaching methods
Theoretical preparing, oral and writing exercises, group projects, presentations, homeworks, reading, conversations.
Assessment methods
written test and oral exam
The condition to pass this subject is to prepare 15 minutes presentation on chosen topic, reading of 1 book in Polish and passing the test. The later is conducted in the term agreed with the lecturer and students. Additionally students have to prepare all written works assigned by the teacher. There are possible two absences in each semester.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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