SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentSophomore Class A, Department of Slavics Sophomore Class B, Department of Slavics
Course NameCzech Conversation I
InstructorONDREJ GEPPERT
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

 












































































































































週次



Week



課程主題



Topic



課程內容與指定閱讀



Content of the Lesson



教學活動與作業



Learning Activities



學習投入時間



(課堂講授+課程前後)



Lectures + Self-study Hrs.



1



9/11



Introduction



Review – Czech alphabet and pronunciation, Daily routine (present tense, nouns, quest. words)



Warm-up & introductory activities



3+1



2



9/18



Time and space



Review – verbs and prepositions, When, days of the week, time, basic phrases, Where, space description



Grammar drill & reading



3+1



3



9/25



In the restaurant



Review – to have , nouns – nom. & acc. sg., ordinal numbers, Restaurant (vocabulary)



Speaking dialogues & listening



3+1



4



10/2



Holiday



Moon Festival



No Class



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5



10/9



Food & drinks



Review – other verbs, adjectives & adverbs, Shopping, Quiz (vocabulary, pres. tense)



Grammar drill & testing



3+2



6



10/16



At the railway station



Verbs & prep. of movement, How long/often, Study & Work



Speaking conversation



3+1



7



10/23



Orientation in the town



Review – gen. sg., prepositions



Dialogues, listening



3+1



8



10/30



Facts about CR



Review – modal & irregular verbs, Few facts about Czech Republic (history & present)



Grammar drill & Reading



3+1



9



11/6



Midterm examination



Midterm test, Speaking test + students feedback



Testing (Oral and Written Test)



3+3



10



11/13



My friends



Vocabulary & patterns of monologues / dialogues on personal topics



Role-plays and presentations



3+2



11



11/20



Talk about yourself



Review – past tense + quest. words, vocabulary bank



Speaking & writing



3+1



12



11/27



My plans



Future tense of imperfective verbs (verbs of motion “jít, jet”)



Grammar drill & speaking



3+1



13



12/4



Czech culture



More cases in Czech (sg.), Music & songs



Listening & speaking



3+1



14



12/11



Weather



Months, seasons of the year, review of the verbs , Quiz (vocabulary, tenses)



Reading & testing



3+2



15



12/18



My country



Comparative and superlative of adjectives, Talk about your school, city, country…



Listening & speaking



3+1



16



12/25



My family



Review – possessive pronouns, My family: description of person (family, friend)



Speaking & writing



3+1



17



1/1



HOLIDAY



NO CLASS



 



 



18



1/8



Final Examination



Final review, students feedback, Final Test



Testing



3+3




Generally, Communicative method is approached in the course, in the introductory lessons also together with so called Audio-Oral method. The language as such is presented in communicative situations in which it is used. All the texts and materials are understood in the context with attention to the individual participants and their role in communication. A wide variety of language skills is involved to develop students as A1 level users of Czech language (CEFR).


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

Students will have regular graded quizzes according the schedule and quizzes given by teacher during semester.



Homework (oral & written exercises, dialogues, etc.) assigned for each class meeting.



Attendance: Maximal number of absence is three. Excessive unexcused absences will be reflected by lowering the final grade down progressively.



Grading will be 100% to zero, 60% is minimum to success.



Quizes, Homework, Presentation, Active participation in lessons: 10 % each



Exams: 60 % in total



(Midterm and Final exam – Reading, Listening, Writing, Speaking, Use of Language)


Textbook & Reference

Adamovi?ová, Ana a Ivanovová, Darina. Basic Czech I-II. 3rd ed. Prague: Karolinum, 2013.



Kest?ánková, M. et al. ?eština pro cizince A1 a A2. Prague: Edika, 2017. (E-book: https://knihy.abz.cz/prodej/cestina-pro-cizince-a1-a-a2)



Holá, Lída a Bo?ilová, Pavla. ?eština expres 1: A1/1. Prague: Akropolis, 2011.



Neková?ová, Alena. ?eština pro ?ivot = Czech for life: 15 moderních konverza?ních témat. Prague: Akropolis, 2008.



Other study materials and handouts, authentic texts (mostly based on internet sources)


Urls about Course
http://www.coe.int/en/web/common-european-framework-reference-languages/
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