Our Beginner 1 Czech course is for students with no or minimal prior knowledge of the Czech language.

Beginner 1 course description:

  • lessons focus on a practical use of Czech in ordinary, daily situations
  • focus on practicing correct pronunciation of Czech speech sounds, speaking, writing, reading, and listening

At the end of the course, I will:

  • be able to introduce and express myself in common situations and on simple topics
  • be able to express my needs to the people around me in simple sentences and phrases
  • understand directories and informational signs
  • be able to order food and drinks in restaurants and communicate in stores
  • be able to count to one million
  • be able to ask directions
  • understand time (time, date, months, and years)

In terms of grammar, I will be able to use:

  • grammatical gender
  • verb conjugation and negative forms of verbs
  • pronouns (personal, demonstrative, and possessive)
  • singular accusative
  • past tense
  • motion verbs in future tense
  • and I will understand the declination system in Czech and the role of cases in sentences

Topics for conversation:

  • greetings, formal and informal conversation
  • introducing oneself
  • basic description of people and their character
  • you and your family
  • your job, hobbies, sport, daily activities
  • food (basic types of food and drinks, fruit and vegetables)
  • situations in restaurants, in supermarkets, in shops
  • asking for and giving directions (basics)

Length of the course

  • 16 two-hour lessons (= 90 min) if not stated otherwise

Materials the Beginner 1 course is based on:

  • Česky krok za krokem 1 (lessons 1 – 6), Čeština pro cizince (selected chapters), materials provided by the teacher

Dates & registration:

General Czech courses
Summer Czech courses


Too easy for you? Try the follow-up Beginner 2 course.

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