Conversation course

Courses are offered in both in-person and online formats

  • Online courses are carried out via the Zoom app (we recommend downloading and getting to know the app before the courses start)
  • A video recording of each session will be taken. This recording is solely for the purposes of carrying out activities related to the Integrační centrum Praha X project.
  • There will be an in-person meeting before starting the course, where we’ll check and verify your valid ID (biometric card, passport etc.) and you’ll sign the necessary documents to participate in the course. Participation in this meeting is mandatory.
  • Before the first lesson, students will receive an email with login details for Zoom

Details:

  • Conversation course is intended for students who already have some knowledge of Czech and want to practice spoken language.
  • We open courses twice a year
  • The course is intended for students at A2/B1 level
  • For students over 15 years old
  • Approximately 15 students per group
  • The course is intended for any student, regardless of their native language (i.e. groups can consist of Slavic and non-Slavic speakers)
  • A total of 50 teaching hours (50 times 45 minutes)
  • 1 lesson = 2 teaching hours (90 minutes)
  • 2 lessons per week
  • A total of 13 weeks
  • 25 conversational topics, a mix of topics found in certificate exams and current topics (e.g. family, accommodation, environmental protection etc.). There are a few “on-request topic” lessons in the syllabus, on the topic of which the tutor agrees directly with the students.
  • During lessons, materials prepared by the tutor are used (textbook is not needed)
  • The course takes place in the classroom of Integration Centre Prague at Žitná 51, Prague 1 
  • Each course will use the Google Classroom platform to share additional study materials
  • You can only register for the courses via the online registration system (see detailed info and the earliest possible date below)
  • You will find the schedule in the registration system during the registration week.
  • Each student pays a 2000 CZK motivational deposit, which will be refunded at the end of the course if their attendance was at least 70%
  • You cannot repeatedly attend this course
  • Lessons are held in the Czech language

How to register?

Registration involves the following steps:

1.

Signing up into the system

11. – 17. 11. 2024

Click the green button below to open an online system for registration into the Czech language courses

Fill out your personal data and take a placement exam to determine your Czech language level. If you’ve already signed up into the system before, then just log in with your login details and take the exam.

Based on your score from the exam, the system will show you a schedule of courses corresponding to your level. Out of these, pick only one and sign up for it.

You may choose to enroll in a different course until 11:59 pm on the 17th of November. Further changes cannot be done on the day of the course lottery.

2.

Lottery

18. 11. 2024

The system will randomly select 15 participants and 10 alternate participants from the list of enrollees for each course.

You’ll see the results of the lottery in the registration system after logging in on the 20th of November 2024. The lottery results will only be available in the registration system, so don’t forget to log in on that day. 

In case you are selected, you will also see the  details on the payment of the motivational deposit in the registration system.

3.

Paying the motivational deposit and checking the ID

Before starting the course, you’ll pay a 2 000 CZK motivational deposit.

If you’re selected for the course, the system will show payment details (account number and variable symbol) and the deadline for the motivational deposit payment. When paying the deposit, do not forget to fill in your unique variable symbol.

After receiving the motivational deposit, you’ll receive a confirmation of payment.

The motivational deposit will be returned to you if your attendance is at least 70%.

Your registration for the courses will be finalized when we check and verify your valid ID (biometric card, passport etc.)