Pre-intermediate 1 Czech course is for students who passed the Beginner 2 course, or those with a basic knowledge of Czech (e.g. simple sentences in the present, past and future tenses for everyday situations, active knowledge of perfect and imperfect verbs).

Description of the Pre-Intermediate course:

  • 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 express my opinion and attitude in simple sentences
  • be able to create a structured CV, short instructions, and enter personal data in applications and forms
  • understand short informative notices (both written and spoken)
  • be able to create a letter or an email
  • be able to hold a conversation on various topics
  • be able to describe things around me and relationships among people

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

  • singular locative
  • conditionals and conditional clauses
  • adverbs and comparison of adjectives
  • singular dative and phrases with dative
  • instrumental
  • imperative

Topics for conversation:

  • excuses and wishes
  • detailed description of a person
  • weather
  • fashion and clothes
  • technology and communication – phone calls and rules for written communication
  • relationships among people
  • life stages and CV

Length of the course

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

Materials the Pre-Intermediate course is based on:

  • Česky krok za krokem 1 (lessons 13-18), Čeština pro cizince (selected chapters), materials provided by the teacher

Dates & registration:

General Czech courses
Summer Czech courses


Too difficult for you? Try the prior Beginner 2 course.
Too easy for you? Try the follow-up Pre-intermediate 2 course.

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