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Czech for beginners - OEBCC2109Z
Title: Czech for beginners
Guaranteed by: Katedra českého jazyka (41-KCJ)
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Actual: from 2021
Semester: both
E-Credits: 5
Hours per week, examination: 0/2, Ex [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / 36 (25)
summer:unknown / unknown (25)
Min. number of students: 1
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Pavla Chejnová, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Mgr. Eva Cihlářová
doc. PhDr. Pavla Chejnová, Ph.D.
Last update: doc. PhDr. Pavla Chejnová, Ph.D. (12.09.2023)
The course is an introduction to the Czech language. Students will get familiar with the grammatical system, pronunciation and basic vocabulary. After completion of the course, students will be able to discuss basic topics of their everyday life, use Czech verbs and apply the rules of the declination system. The expected level of their proficiency at the end of the course is A1/A2 according to the European framework of reference for languages.
Last update: doc. PhDr. Pavla Chejnová, Ph.D. (12.09.2023)


Holá, L.: Česky krok za krokem. A1-A2. Akropolis, 2016 (učebnice)

Holá, L.: Česky krok za krokem. A1-A2. Pracovní sešit 1-12. Akropolis, 2016

Holá, L.: Česky krok za krokem. A1-A2. Pracovní sešit 13-24. Akropolis, 2016

Holá, L.: Čeština expres 1: A1.1. Akropolis, 2012.

Štindl, O.: Easy Czech (Elementary), Akronym, 2008

Rešková, I.: Communicative Czech (Elementary Czech), 2005 (B)

Cvejnová J.: Česky, prosím I., 2010 (B)

Adamovičová, A.: Basic Czech I., 2013

Fronek, J.: Velký anglicko – český slovník, 2006


Requirements to the exam
Last update: doc. PhDr. Pavla Chejnová, Ph.D. (12.09.2023)

Exam requirements:

Presentation on one of the given topics.


Exam topics:

Exam topics:


1. Představuji se / Self introduction

2. Orientace ve městě / Orientation in the city

3. Jídlo a pití / Food and drink

4. V restauraci / In the restaurant

5. Moje rodina / My family

6. Můj denní program / My daily routine

7. Slavní lidé / Famous people

8. Co jsi dělal včera? / What did you do yesterday?

Last update: doc. PhDr. Pavla Chejnová, Ph.D. (12.09.2023)

1. Introduction to Czech languague. Czech letters. Pronunciation – basic rules. Greetings, basic phrases, introducing oneself. Contact information. Formal and informal dialogues. Verbs být, dělat. Personal pronouns. conjugation. This is… This is not… Numbers 0–10. The vocative sg.

2.  Locations. Where is it? Transportation. Adverbs expressing direction and location. conjugation. Numbers 11–100.

3. Food and drink. Communication in a restaurant. The nominative sg. The accusative  sg. Mít rád + accusative sg. -e conjugation. Numbers 100–1000.

4. My family. Names and professions. Possessive pronouns. The nominative sg. – adjectives. -ovat conjugation. The accusative sg. Ma and F.

5. Talking about time. Modal verbs. Culture and sports events. Daily routine. Rád dělat.

6. Basic biographic information. Common activities – describing recent events. Past tense. Verbs znát, vědět, umět.

7. Where were you yesterday? Locations. Countries (EU). Weather. Expressing place: preposition v, na, u. The locative sg. Preposition o + locative sg.






Course completion requirements
Last update: doc. PhDr. Pavla Chejnová, Ph.D. (12.09.2023)

80 % of attendance, active participation in the class, presentation on a given topic.

The subject is completed by an exam.

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