FSI - Czech - Basic Course
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AudiosCzech Basic Course - Tape 01 Numbers Unit 01-11
Czech Basic Course - Tape 02 Numbers Unit 12-19
Czech Basic Course - Tape 03 Numbers Unit 20-24
Czech Basic Course - Tape 04 Numbers Unit 25-28
Czech Basic Course - Tape 05 Geographical Unit 0
Czech Basic Course - Tape 06 Geographical Unit 0
Czech Basic Course - Tape 07 Geographical Unit 1
Czech Basic Course - Tape 08 Geographical Unit 1
Czech Basic Course - Tape 09 Geographical Unit 1
Czech Basic Course - Tape 10 Names of Persons Un
Czech Basic Course - Tape 11 Weather Forecast Un
Czech Basic Course - Tape 12 Weather Forecast Un
Czech Basics - 01 - Volume 01 - Lesson 01-03
Czech Basics - 02 - Volume 01 - Lesson 04-05
Czech Basics - 03 - Volume 01 - Lesson 06-07
Czech Basics - 04 - Volume 01 - Lesson 08
Czech Basics - 05 - Volume 01 - Lesson 09
Czech Basics - 06 - Volume 01 - Lesson 10
Czech Basics - 07 - Volume 01 - Lesson 11
Czech Basics - 08 - Volume 01 - Lesson 12
Czech Basics - 09 - Volume 01 - Lesson 01-11
Czech Basics - 10 - Volume 01 - Lesson 12-20
Czech Basics - 11 - Volume 02 - Lesson 21-29
Czech Basics - 12 - Volume 02 - Lesson 30-39
Czech Basics - 13 - Volume 02 - Lesson 40-45
Czech Basics - 14 - Volume 03 - Lesson 46-51
Czech Basics - 15 - Volume 03 - Lesson 52-58
Czech Basics - 16 - Volume 03 - Lesson 59-64
Czech Basics - 17 - Volume 03 - Lesson 65-70
Czech Basics - 18 - Volume 04 - Lesson 71-80
Czech Basics - 19 - Volume 04 - Lesson 81-90
Czech Basics - 20 - Volume 05 - Lesson 91-100
Czech Basics - 21 - Volume 05 - Lesson 101-110
Czech Basics - 22 - Volume 05 - Lesson 111-122
Czech Basics - 23 - Volume 06 - Lesson 123-130
Czech Basics - 24 - Volume 07 - Lesson 131-143
Czech Basics - 25 - Volume 07 - Lesson 144-140
Czech Basics - 26 - Volume 07 Appendix 01
This introductory Czech text is based on principles emphasizing development of basic communication skills. Speech samples designed to be used by American foreign service professionals in foreign countries and to be accompanied by videotapes (unavailable to the public). The text consists of 26 lessons organized in four segments, each ending with a review lesson. Lessons consist of lists of communication and grammar goals for the lesson, additional material to be used, explanation of the listening activity, other activities in some lessons, a sample dialogue and related exercises, a brief narrative and exercises, pronunciation drills, grammar notes, brief readings, and a vocabulary list.
An introductory section suggests a sequence of activities for teaching the lessons and provides a lesson and page index to grammatical structure. Lessons are addressed to students, but are intended for an intensive language course and therefore are not suitable for self-study. Many activities require teacher participation.
Czech, formerly known as Bohemian, is a West Slavic language spoken by over 10 million people. It is the official language in the Czech Republic (where most of its speakers live), and has minority language status in Slovakia. Czech's closest relative is Slovak, with which it is mutually intelligible. It is closely related to other West Slavic languages, such as Silesian and Polish, and more distantly to East Slavic languages such as Russian. Although most Czech vocabulary is based on shared roots with Slavic and other Indo-European languages, many loanwords (most associated with high culture) have been adopted in recent years.
Czech is spoken in: Czech Republic
Czech is also called: Bohemian