The criterias to successfully pass the Language Examination in Prague with the International Union of Youth.
Attendance – minimum 80%
Test results – minimum 75%
In case the attendance percentage is below 80%, and the final exam results are a little below the passing border – the student will be given extra 5% on their test results.
In case the student does 100% of the homework given by the teachers, but the final exam results are a little below the passing border, student will be given an extra 5% bonus to his mark.
Throughout the course.
The student is to write 3 midterm exams per semester, 1 trial Czech language exam, 1 progress-test (in the middle of the course) and 1 final language exam which will determine the mark in the end of year certificate.
At the end of the course the student will receive a certificate of successful completion of the Foundation Program and about the succesfull Language Examination in Prague. The mark received on the final exam will determine which language level according to SERRJ (Společný Evropský Referenční Rámec pro Jazyky – B1, B2) the student has achieved. The requirements for successful course completion are the following: active participation in class, on time completion of the given tasks together with the teacher, completion of homework, and successful completion of mini-tests throughout the course.
Recommended Study Plan Throughout the Year (October-May):
A1 – November
A2 – January (L 1-10 Books Chcete Mluvit česky I)
B1 – March (Study Plan of Book Chcete Mluvit česky I)
B2 – May (Study Plan of Book – Chcete Mluvit česky II)
Important notice: The study plan is always individual and depends on several things. These are: how quick you understand the taught material; homework and studies completed outside of class, and basic language understanding. See short descriptions of language levels below.
One part of the course is the standard Czech language exam which determines you language level and the mark in the certificate. The exam takes place on a certain date and can not be repeated. On the exam you may not use any helping materials (such as dictionaries, laptops, notes etc). If the student does not fulfill the requirements for the exam – he will be expelled from it without a possibility to repeat it.
Description of the One Year Foundation Course
Starting language level: A0
The course is aimed at gaining the necessary language level for university studies (minimum B1). In case when B1 is achieved – students have a possibility to continue education to B2 level. End of course is marked by the final exam for B1 or B2 level.
Note: If the student is willing to pass a B2 level after the end of the course – he should first prove to have mastered the B1 course before moving on to the next one.
Students interested in getting B2 level may also sign up for additional seminars about B2 standards.
- Attendance – at least 80%
- Test results – minimum 75% in all tests
- Active participation in class
- Continuously meeting the deadlines and completing given tasks
- Passing qualification tests, which will be used to put together groups of 11-12 best students.
Description of the Half-Year Foundation Course
Chapters 1-5 “Chcete Mluvit česky I”. Language level of each student will be determined by a test.
The course aims at reaching B1 level knowledge of Czech language.
The end of course is marked by the final exam for B1 level. Students willing to achieve B2 level may also try the exam as part of the course.