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Professional Language Preparation II - GAF268
Title: Professional Language Preparation II
Guaranteed by: Section of Foreign Languages (16-16250)
Faculty: Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové
Actual: from 2023 to 2023
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 2
Examination process: winter s.:
summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/28, C [HS]
summer s.:0/28, C [HS]
Capacity: winter:unknown / 50 (unknown)
summer:unknown / 40 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
Key competences:  
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
Explanation: (2.ročník F,ZBP,ZBK)
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Mgr. Zuzana Novická
Comes under: 2.ročník 2023/24 Pharmacy (EN19)
Annotation -
Within the subject Professional language preparation, there is a course of the Czech language for Foreigners designed to the foreign students whose native language is not Czech and who study the programme of Pharmacy in English. Czech Language course is optional but passing the examination in Czech Language is compulsory. The course of the Czech language takes 4 semesters. Students can register for the courses of Czech Language only for the whole academic year, it means for both semesters in the 1st and/or both semesters of the 2nd section of study. The achieved language competence is the first step to be able to communicate, read, write and translate texts in the Czech language before they start learning the basics of Medical and Pharmaceutical Czech. Is it essential that the students successfully complete the course till the end of the 3rd year of study. Students practise exercises on the basic lexical items, grammar, phrases, new thematical topics, synonyms, oral communication, reading comprehension and translation of short texts from different areas of life. The course focuses on the use of real communicative situations to systematically develop all the language skills, both passive (reading and listening comprehension) and active (writing and speaking). At the end of the course students should be able to manage basic communicative situations and to understand written texts in Czech.
Last update: Novická Zuzana, Mgr. (20.09.2023)
Course completion requirements -

Study programme:  Pharmacy

Czech Language is optional but passing the examination in Czech Language is compulsory and is taken at the end of the fourth semester in the second year of study or any time during the third year of study. Duration of the course is 4 semesters. Students can register for the courses of Czech Language only for the whole year, it means for both semesters in the 1st and/or both semesters of the 2nd section of study.

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Active seminar attendance (75%)
  2. Active home preparation for the seminars
  3. Pass successfully (70%) written credit test (grammar, word order, conjugation, declination, phrases, vocabulary and idioms, translation, reading and writing comprehension)
Last update: Novická Zuzana, Mgr. (20.09.2023)
Literature -

Obligatory:

  • Holá, Lída. New Czech step by step. Praha: Akropolis, 2005, 244 s. ISBN 80-86903-07-9.
  • Holá, Lída. New czech step by step : activity book. Praha: Akropolis, 2006, 127 s. ISBN 80-86903-33-8.

Recommended:

  • Holá, Lída. Czech express 1. Praha: Akropolis, 2006, 103 s. ISBN 80-86903-17-6.
  • Holá, Lída. Czech express 2. Praha: Akropolis, 2006, 98 s. ISBN 80-86903-24-9.
  • Holá, Lída, Bořilová, Pavla. Czech express 3. Praha: Akropolis, 2014, 106 s. ISBN 978-80-7470-032-3.
  • Holá, Lída, Bořilová, Pavla. Česká gramatika v kostce. Praha: Akropolis (Filip Tomáš, 2010, 4 s. ISBN 978-80-87481-11-0.

Last update: Novická Zuzana, Mgr. (20.09.2023)
Syllabus -

2nd year, winter semester

 

  1. Unit 7 In the house/flat

    Where do you live? I. Verbs prodat, koupit, pronajmout. Looking for a new place to live

  2. Unit 7

    Where do you live? II. Verbs with accusative. Vocabulary: rooms, furniture, colours

  3. Unit 7

    Furnishing a flat. Nominative in accusative plural. Numbers 1 and 2

  4. Unit 7

    Booking accommodation

  5. Unit 7

    Dates, seasons, months. Revision

  6. Unit 8 Planning a weekend

    Future tense. Prepositions do, na. Time expressions

  7. Unit 8

    Eva and professor Higgins. Directions. Verbs jít, jet, letět + prepositions do, na, k

  8. Unit 8

    Practising future tense. Na-words

  9. Unit 8

    Everyday activities. Planning a day

  10. Unit 8

    My weekend. Free-time activities. Revision

  11. Unit 9 Human Body

    What do we look like? Irregular forms of substantives in nom. pl. Parts of human body

  12. Unit 9

    At the doctor´s. Accusative and dative + pronouns.

  13. Unit 9

    Verb bolet in the past. Expressions mít + illness and injury. Phrases at the doctor´s

  14. Unit 9

    In the pharmacy. Prepositions pro, za, na. Medicament and medical prescription. Revision

  

2nd year, summer semester

 

  1. Unit 10 The place we live in

    Genitive singular. Prepositions

  2. Unit 10

    Commuting to work I. Directions, prepositions z/ze – do, z/ze – na, od – k/ke

  3. Unit 10

    Commuting to work II.  Jít od/z/do … x být v … Shops

  4. Unit 10

    Being invited for a visit I. Modal verbs

  5. Unit 10

    Being invited for a visit II. Verb jet + adverbs of location. Revision

  6. Unit 11 On Vacation

    On vacation I. Verbs of motion. Activities. Time expressions

  7. Unit 11

    On vacation II. Practising verbs of motion. Phrases: travelling

  8. Unit 11

    Travelling I. Verbs of motion + prefixes při and od

  9. Unit 11

    Travelling II. Types of prefixes. Verbs + prefixes

  10. Unit 11

    Travel complications. Revision

  11. Unit 12 Holidays and feasts

    Holidays and feasts. Writing and responding to invitations

  12. Unit 12

    Housework chores I. Imperfective and perfective verbs

  13. Unit 12

    Housework chores II. Practising imperfective and perfective verbs.

  14. Unit 12

    What are your plans? Future tense of perfective verbs. Revision

 

Last update: Novická Zuzana, Mgr. (20.09.2023)
Learning resources -
Teaching methods -

Seminar

Czech language for foreign students (Professional language preparation II) in the study programme Pharmacy is held in the third and fourth semester in the second section of study once a week for 2 lessons i.e. 90 minutes and the complete amount of lessons for this subject in the second section of study is 56 lessons.

Language skills (listening, text comprehension, vocabulary and vocabulary exercises, grammar exercises, spoken and written speech) are practiced in the seminars by available modern methods. Great emphasis is put on students' self-expression.

Last update: Novická Zuzana, Mgr. (20.09.2023)
Requirements to the exam -

Study programme:  Pharmacy

Czech Language is optional but passing the examination in Czech Language is compulsory and is taken at the end of the fourth semester in the second year of study or any time during the third year of study. Duration of the course is 4 semesters. Students can register for the courses of Czech Language only for the whole year, it means for both semesters in the 1st and/or both semesters of the 2nd section of study.

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Active seminar attendance (75%)
  2. Active home preparation for the seminars
  3. Pass successfully (70%) written credit test (grammar, word order, conjugation, declination, phrases, vocabulary and idioms, translation, reading and writing comprehension)

EXAM REQUIREMENTS:

The students will write a test checking their knowledge of grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension.

For successful passing the test 70% is needed.

At the oral part of the exam the students will talk about one topic of the following topics and they will present their knowledge of common conversational phrases, basic vocabulary, the most important grammatical principles.

Last update: Novická Zuzana, Mgr. (20.09.2023)
 
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