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CZECH LANGUAGE COURSES

The capacity of the courses for the period September – December 2020 is full.

Registration for the new courses will open in January 2021. If you want to be informed about the registration in time, subscribe to our newsletter.

Czech Language Courses for Adults

What courses do we offer?

We offer courses for various levels – from beginners (A1) to pre-intermediate students (A2).

Standard courses

Levels beginner (A1), basic (A2)

  • 100 lessons (100 x 45 minutes) – duration approx. 4 months
  • Topics – family, city, housing and transport, food and drinks, free time, weather, vacations and travelling, shopping, health, work and employment.  
  • Emphasis on grammar, conversation, and reading with understanding
  • Contacts: L. Jagošová, edu@icpraha.comE. Šenkýřová: kurzy@icpraha.com

Specialized courses

Permanent residence exam preparation (A1)

  • 50 teaching hours (50 x 45 minutes) 
  • A1 level grammar revision
  • Model tests
  • Registration via e-mail: kurzy@icpraha.com
  • The next courses will start in September 2020

Who are the courses for?

The Czech language courses are only designed for non-EU citizens with legal residence in the Czech Republic for a period exceeding 90 days.

The courses are not designed for seekers of international protection.

What are the conditions of participation?

Students pay a refundable deposit of CZK 2,000 prior to the start of the course. The deposit is fully refunded if the student attends at least 70% of the course.

You can study a course at the same level only once in 12 months. The same course can be repeated only once. 

Participation in the course does not constitute eligible grounds for applying for a residence permit for the purpose of studies in the Czech Republic.

Where do the courses take place?

Most of the courses take place at the Integration Centre Prague classrooms at Žitná 51, Prague 1. Some of the courses might be held in other City Districts.

How to apply for Czech language courses for beginner and basic levels (standard)?

Registering involves the following 3 steps. 

WARNING: in order to take part in the course you need to complete all the steps of registering. 

1.

Signing up in the System

13 – 19. 7. 2020

Use the green button below to enter the online registration system for the Czech courses. 

Enter your personal data and complete the sorting test which will determine your Czech level.

Based on how many points you get in the test, the system will offer you courses corresponding to your Czech level. Choose only one of these courses to register as an applicant.  

You can change the course you’ve chosen till 23:59 on 19. 7. No changes are possible on the day of drawing lots. 

2.

Drawing Lots

20 – 21. 7 . 2020

From each course’s applicant list the system will randomly draw 15 participants and additionally put 10 people on the waiting list.  

You will be informed of the lot-drawing results by email on 22.7.

In case the system draws your name, you will also get information on motivational deposit payment in the email. 

3.

Paying the motivational deposit and attending the first lesson

You will need to pay a motivational deposit of 2000 CZK before the course starts.  

In case your name is drawn, you will see the payment details (the account number and the variable symbol) and the deadline for paying the deposit in the system. Don’t forget to enter your unique variable symbol when making the payment. 

After your motivational deposit is credited to the account, you will get a confirmation. 

If you attend at least 70% of the lessons your deposit will be refunded to you. 

Registering for the course is completed by attending the first lesson, where your valid IDs (biometric card, passport) will be checked. 

Other organisations which provide Czech Language courses:

Czech language courses for children

from 6 to 15

Registration for the spring 2020 Czech language courses for children has started. You can register using the online form on this page (see below).

What kinds of courses do we offer and whom are they intended for?

  • We offer 2 types of courses: intensive summer courses for children who are beginners, and afternoon courses for children with the basic level of Czech
  • The courses for beginners always take place in July/ August, and the ones for children with the basic level take place during the school year.
  • They are only intended for children under the age of 15 from countries outside of EU, who hold a legal residency status for more than 90 days in the Czech Republic.

Afternoon courses for pre-intermediate level children

  • the children are divided into groups according to their age (6 – 15 years old)
  • 50 lessons
  • afternoon classes take place twice a week for 1,5 hours
  • the courses always take place during the winter and summer semester

Intensive summer courses for children who are beginners

  • the children are divided into groups according to their age (6 – 15 years old)
  • 50 lessons
  • morning/ afternoon classes 5 times a week for 3 hours
  • the courses always take place in July or August

What are the conditions of participation?

  • Registration using the online form on this page.
  • The courses are preceded by a meeting to assess the child’s language level. The meeting is obligatory.
  • Courses for children are free of charge.

Where do the courses take place?

Most of the courses take place at the Integration Centre Prague at Žitná 1574/51, 110 00 Prague 1.