Courses

 

Your teachers will quide you to your classroom on Monday in the morning. We will meet at 9.00 a.m. on the courtyard of the Karolinum (Ovocný trh 3, Prague 1).

 

COURSES.

Students are divided into groups by their language knowledge through a placement test; the test consists of a written part focusing on grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension, and a brief interview with a lecturer. The maximum number of students in a group is 15.   I. BEGINNERS The students attend a practical course of Czech language with five classes (5 x 45 min.) every day. The classes are based on English, German or French (depending on the numbers of students in each group).   II. LOWER INTERMEDIATE The students attend a practical course of Czech language with five classes (5 x 45 min.) every day. The classes are based on English, German or French (depending on the numbers of students in each group).   III. UPPER INTERMEDIATE The students attend a practical course of Czech language with three classes (3 x 45 min.) every day. The intermediate language course includes a conversation class (2 x 45 min.). Students can also attend afternoon workshops in Czech.   IV. ADVANCED The students attend a practical course of Czech language with two classes (2 x 45 min.) every day. For the remaining two classes, they select from an offer of optional seminars, including:

  • Grammar and vocabulary exercises
  • Analysing authentic texts
  • Czech life and culture
  • Czech literature

Students have lectures (Mon, Wed, Fri) and may also join  afternoon workshops and during the third week of the LŠSS, attend lectures given at the 9th Symposium on Czech as a Foreign Language.   OPTIONAL CLASSES In the afternoons, LŠSS students may choose from other alternative learning activities. These include in particular individual consultations in phonetics and thematic workshops such as:

  • language corpus workshop;
  • theatre workshop;
  • – architecture workshop;
  • – legends of Prague;
  • literary workshop;

The optional programme is prepared for students at all language levels.