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FL 395: Czech Culture & Language

Instructor: Lenka Davisonová
Credits: 3
GEP: Elective

Course Description

In the language part, the students will learn a certain amount of basic words, questions and phrases, discover some of the basic rules of the complex system upon which the language is organized. In the culture part, the students will learn basic facts about the country, important moments of its history, culture, and its current life.

Learning Outcomes

The students should get the basics about the structure of Czech language, learn some basic vocabulary and grammar rules and be able to apply them in communication. In the culture part, the students should notice and describe the differences and similarities between Czech and American culture (people’s lifestyle, behavior, and habits), get familiar with important periods of Czech history, know of Czech contributions to world culture, and understand the country’s current political situation with regards to the European Union, NATO and other countries.