General information

Course type EPICUR
Module title Czech Language for Beginners
Language Czech, English
Module lecturer mgr Jana Masova
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position lecturer
Faculty Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology
Semester 2024/2025 (winter)
Duration 30


90 min/ week

90 min x 15 weeks

Module aim (aims)

The course is intended for students who want to start learning Czech language and who are interested in discovering Czech culture. The students will assimilate basics of Czech language grammar, the most important polite phrases and everyday expressions. During the course the participants will practice and develop their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in Czech language. They will be able to use simple sentences to introduce themselves, to talk about their family, studies or order food in an restaurant.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)



Week 1:            Let´s get to know each other! 1 – greetings, basic phrases, Czech alphabet, verb BÝT

Week 2:            Let´s get to know each other! 2- Á-conjugation, numbers 1-10, polite expressions

Week 3:            In the city 1 – expressing places, adverbs, Í-conjugation

Week 4:            In the city 2 – orientation in the city, verbs VĚDĚT, VIDĚT, numbers 11-100

Week 5:            Review for Final Test 1

Week 6:            In the restaurant 1 – food and drinks, nominative singular, verbs MÍT RÁD, ČÍST, JÍST, PÍT

Week 7:            In the restaurant 2– ordering food, numbers 100-1000

Week 8:            My family 1 – family members, possessive pronouns, OVAT-conjugation

Week 9:            My family 2 – family relationships, adjectives, subject x object

Week 10:          Review for Final Test 2

Week 11:          Leisure time 1 – modal verbs, time expressions

Week 12:          Leisure time 2 – my hobbies, time expressions 2

Week 13:          Famous people – past tense

Week 14:          Famous people – famous Czechs, past tense, verbs ZNÁT, VĚDĚT, UMĚT

Week 15:          Reviewig for Final Test 3

Reading list

HOLÁ, L., BOŘILOVÁ, P., Čeština expres 1: A1/,1 Akropolis, 2011.

ŠVARCOVÁ, T., WENZEL, J., Czech it up! 1: čeština pro cizince: úroveň A1 = Czech for foreigners: level A1. Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2020.