Czech 26A: Introductory Czech

Ellen Langer | MWF 9:00 AM-10:00 AM | Dwinelle 6307 | 4 units | #21482

(This course is Fall only. Czech 26B, the continuation of a one-year introductory sequence, is offered in Spring.)

Class meets for three hours of Czech instruction per week. Attendance is required, unless excused. Students will acquire basic communicative competence in all four foreign language skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing), with an emphasis on culture.

Workload: Approximately five hours of homework per week, including one hour of mandatory computer work), written homework, quizzes, periodic tests, written midterm, and final. By the end of the two-semester sequence, students will have been introduced to all major grammatical features of modern Czech.

Text: Materials provided by instructor, based on an updatable text.

OPTIONAL reference grammar: Heim, Contemporary Czech. Slavica: ISBN-13: 978-0893570989

Prerequisites: None.