Czech language courses

Czech language could be challenging and you may have several opportunities to discover this language and get to know it closer. Look through the courses below and choose one that best matches your learning style and preferences.

 

Survival Czech (Introduction to Czech Language)

Survival Czech is taught during the Orientation Week (included in the price of OW). It is an introductory course to Czech language and it does not require any level of Czech. Survival Czech takes 6 hours and you are not getting any credits (0 ECTS).

  • Who can attend: all international students whose programme fee covers it (ISEP direct, ISEP Exchange TESOL TE, CESP) and those who pay the orientation week.
  • Level: beginners (+ one advanced group)
  • When: Wednesday – Friday, 12:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. during orientation week
  • Price: included in package of the orientation week
  • Attendance: optional, but recommended
  • Evaluation: neither credits, nor certificate, just fun.

 

Informal Czech language course organized by International Student Club

International Student Club at Masaryk University also organizes Czech language courses during semester. They are free for members of ISC. For more information, see the website of ISC MU.

 

COURSES FOR EXCHANGE STUDENTS

Courses organized by the Masaryk University Language Centre

Language Centre at Masaryk University offers various possibilities for learning Czech language.

In Colourful Czech for Foreigners course students can choose from four levels: Beginners, Elementary, Level A2 and Level B1. After finishing this course, student will get 2 ECTS (Beginners and Elementary course) and certificate. For more information, visit the website of Language Centre of Masaryk University.

  • Price: 2.200 CZK for beginners, elementary/ 2.500 CZK for A2. B1/ semester
  • Attendance: optional
  • Evaluation: 2 credits (course for beginners and elementary students) + certificate
  • Course code: CJVcz01, CJVCZ02

 

Courses offered by Department of Czech for Foreigners, Faculty of Arts

Czech for Erasmus students is intended for all international students coming through exchange programmes offered by Centre for International Cooperation.

  • Price: 2.200 CZK = about 80 €. Students who study Czech language as their main field of study or for whom it is compulsory, do not need to pay for it. ISEP direct, TESOL TE and CESP scholarship holders do not need to pay for it either.
  • Placement test: compulsory for everyone. After the evaluation of the placement test, you will be divided into groups (Beginners I – Beginners II – Pre-intermediate – Intermediate – Advanced – Very advanced) according to your level.
  • Attendance: 75 %, if you want to obtain the credits
  • Evaluation: 8 credits (4 credits – grammar, 4 credits – conversation) + certificate, Students of higher levels may add other courses like stylistics, phonetics, orthography, interpretation of a literary text, creative writing, translator seminars etc.
  • Course code: will be given to you only after the evaluation of the placement test. Add the course to the learning agreement without codes.

Department of Czech for Foreigners at Faculty of Arts organizes various courses and seminars of Czech language as well as Summer School of Slavonic (Czech) Studies. For more information, please see the website of the Department of Czech for Foreigners at Masaryk University.

 

Advanced courses at Faculty of Education

You can also choose from courses organized by Department of Czech Language and Literature, Faculty of Education. Please note that those courses require B2 level of Czech language and they are taught in Czech language.

  

COURSES FOR FULL DEGREE STUDENTS

Courses organized by the Masaryk University Language Centre

Language Centre at Masaryk University offers various possibilities for learning Czech language. For more information, visit the website of Language Centre of Masaryk University.

 

Courses offered by Department of Czech for Foreigners, Faculty of Arts

Department of Czech for Foreigners at Faculty of Arts organizes various courses and seminars of Czech language as well as Summer School of Slavonic (Czech) Studies. For more information, please see the website of the Department of Czech for Foreigners at Masaryk University.

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