Czech for foreigners - Books

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Česky krok za krokem 1

Česky krok za krokem 1

Česky krok za krokem 1 (Czech Step by Step 1) is a new A1 and A2 level textbook of Czech as a foreign language. It is a newly revised, expanded edition of the best-selling New Czech Step by Step/ Tschechisch Schritt für Schritt. The new name may be similar to the old, but the content and graphics have been substantially innovated. The publication contains 24 lessons, which use real communicative situations to systematically develop all the language skills, both passive (reading and listening comprehension) and active (writing and speaking). The emphasis is on learning to communicate and actively use Czech in everyday situations. The new generation Česky krok za krokem 1 brings us methodologically sophisticated approaches to working with texts and more communicative exercises and assignments. Grammar is presented in clear tables and with easy to understand diagrams, pictures and symbols. A completely new feature is the original concept of declension models, which are used to form model sentences, helping students to master the Czech declension system. The textbook contains a wealth of photographs and pictures, and the Appendix with a glossary, answer keys and two audio CDs (also free online as MP3 files). Two workbooks, sold separately, are also available for additional practice of the material covered in the textbook. The publication‘s extensive vocabulary, large quantity of texts and detailed grammatical explanations in English will satisfy the most demanding students of Czech as a foreign language. A second volume, Česky krok za krokem 2 follows up on the textbook and will take students to the B1 level. The second volume has already been published.

Textbook 204 pages + Appendix 56 pages, 2 CDs, 649 Kč CZK incl. VAT.

ISBN 978-80-7470-129-0 (English version)

Czech Express 1

Czech Express 1

Czech Express 1 covers the first half of Level A1 (A1/1) and is the first part of an elementary course of “survival Czech”. It fulfils the requirements of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and is designed for beginners who want to reach the A1 level quickly. Its seven practically oriented lessons help students of Czech understand and react in basic communicative situations (topics include: Getting to Know Each Other, Directions, My Family, When Will We Meet, and more). The coursebook concentrates on mastering communication skills, primarily speaking and listening. Czech grammar is simplified as much as possible and students discover it themselves through texts and overview tables. Czech Express 1 consists of two parts: a monolingual coursebook written in Czech, including a workbook, and an additional Supplement containing vocabulary, grammar tables, and explanations in the student’s mother tongue. The coursebook’s texts are accompanied by a plethora of colour photographs and original illustrations, including popular comics. The publication includes an audio CD.

Textbook 100 pages, Appendix 68 pages, paperback, 1 CD, 440 CZK incl. VAT.

ISBN 978-80-87310-13-7 (English version)

Česky krok za krokem II

Česky krok za krokem II

The coursebook Czech Step by Step 2 is the second volume of the popular coursebook New Czech Step by Step / Schritt für Schritt Englisch. It contains, in 20 units, a review of grammatical areas presented in the previous volume and significantly expands students´ vocabulary and deepens their communicative competence. The coursebook systematically develops all four language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing. Introductory texts focus on interesting topics relating to all areas of people´s lives, while the closing section of each unit, called Everyday Czech, introduces daily life in the Czech Republic. After finishing the coursebook the students will have reached level B1 according to the official descriptions of threshold levels - Czech as a foreign language. All of the texts, including the explanation of grammatical features, are in Czech. The book includes a Czech-English-German-Russian glossary, the Czech Grammar in a Nutshell 2 booklet and two audio CDs.

208 pages + 4 Annex pages a 84 pages + 8 page Czech grammar in a Nutshell 2, 1300 g, 2 CD, CZK 849 incl. VAT.

ISBN 978-80-86903-92-7

Additional materials

Czech Express I

Czech Express I

Czech Express II

Czech Express II

Czech Express III

Czech Express III

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