The aim of the tuition is working knowledge of the Czech language on the A2 level of the "Common European Framework of Reference" (CEFR)( checked by an examination. The main aim of the course Czech for Foreigners is to teach students communicate with patients in Czech without any help of English speaking doctors or interpreters and independently take case history.
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Second year students can understand basic vocabulary and phrases related to their immediate specific surrounding, such as personal information, information about their studies and jobs. Students are also able to understand the meaning of short, simple notes and messages, read short, simple texts, find specific information in simple materials, and understand short, simple personal letters. Students can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics and activities. Students can use a series of phrases to describe in simple terms their family, educational background and their job. Students can write short, simple notes and messages related to matters in areas of their immediate needs and very simple letters. Emphasis put on knowledge of parts of body and useful phrases in physioterapeutist's communication.
1st week: Revision. Conversation: What did you do during summer? Grammar: Revision of accusative forms in sg and plural, prepositions, verbs. The locative sg. The question KDE.
2nd week: LESSON 10. Conversation: Invitation to visit. Grammar: Genitive singular of nouns. Prepositions with the genitive. The question KAM. Medical Czech: Parts of body -Revision (L1).
3rd week: LESSON 11/1.Conversation: On holiday. Grammar: Long and short verbs of motion: jít/chodit, jet/jezdit. Medical Czech: At the doctor's office and at the pharmacy-Revision (L9).
4th week: PROGRESS TEST 1 (Revision). LESSON 11/2. Conversation: Travelling. Grammar: Prefixes I (při- and od-). Medical Czech: Symptoms of diseases (L4).
5th week: LESSON 11/3. Conversation: Complications while travelling. Grammar: Prefixes II. Medical Czech: Symptoms of diseases II.
6th week: LESSON 12/1. Conversation: Traditional holidays. Grammar: Forming of Aspect in Czech. Medical Czech: Physiotherpay I
7th week: PROGRESS TEST 2. LESSON 12/2. Grammar: Imperfective and perfective verbs. Medical Czech: Physiotherapy II.
8th week: LESSON 12/3. Conversation: What are your plans for holidays? Grammar: Future tense of perfective verbs. Medical Czech: Physiotherapy III.
9th week: LESSON 14/1 Conversation: Talking about the weather. Grammar: Adjectives x adverbs. Forming adverbs. Medical Czech: Illness, diseases (TM L3).
10th week: PROGRESS TEST 3. LESSON 14/2.Conversation: Who is the fairest? Grammar: Comparison of adjectives. Medical Czech: Illness, diseases II.
11th week: LESSON 15.Conversation:At the hospital.Grammar: The dative sg. Medical Czech: Revision of TM Chapters 3 and 4.
12th week: PROGRESS TEST 4 (Oral).
13th week: Final revision.
14th week: FINAL TEST FOR ALL GROUPS.
HOLÁ, Lída a kol. Česky krok za krokem 1. Pracovní sešit (Lekce 1-12). Praha: Akropolis 2016. 160 s. ISBN 978-80-7470-133-7.
HOLÁ, Lída. Česky krok za krokem 1. Praha: Akropolis 2016. 260 s. ISBN 978-80-7470-129-0.
ČERMÁKOVÁ, Iveta. Talking medicine : Czech for medical students. 3., rev. English ed. Prague: Karolinum Press, 2012. 261 s. ISBN 9788024621043. info
The tuition is realised in the form of practical courses. Teaching methods: listening, reading, speaking (class discussion,team work), listening comhrehension, projects, homework. Online work: multilingual website mluvtecesky.net.Emphasis put on selfstudy!
The tuition is realised in the form of practical courses. The students' presence in these courses is strictly required; a maximum of two unexcused absences is tolerated. Students are allowed to substitute a maximum of TWO classes with another group. Substitutions are not possible in the weeks when Progress Test take place. Students must inform the teacher of the group in which they intend to substitute their missed class in writing in advance. If they fail to do so, they will not be allowed to
attend the class. If a student has more than two unexcused absences, they will not be allowed to take the Final test.
The tuition is finished by a course-unit credit given on the basis of the students' presence, preparation for classes, sitting Progress Tests and their successful passing of a credit test. The basic limit for passing all tests is 70%. In case of passing four Progress tests, which are obligatory for all students, the basic limit in the credit test is reduced by 10%. Students who score a minimum of 90% in EACH progress test are not obliged to take the credit test.
Any copying, recording or leaking tests, use of unauthorized tools, aids and communication devices, or other disruptions of objectivity of exams will be considered non-compliance with the conditions for course completion as well as a severe violation of the study rules. Consequently, the teacher will finish the exam by awarding grade "N" in the Information System, and the Dean will initiate disciplinary proceedings that may result in study termination.
Actual information about the subject, consultation hours, etc. is accessible on the notice boards at the Foreign Languages Department.
Contact with teachers is provided by the secretary of the department (Kamenice 5, A 15), tel.: 549 498 170.