The textbook is meant for English speaking persons that want to reach A1 level according to the Common European Framework within quite a short time, preferably with the help of a teacher. The aim is to help students to acquire basic language competence and an ability to communicate in common everyday situations. The textbook consists of • six lessons ordered topically according to the real life situations that foreign students may experience at the beginning of their stay abroad • a key to the exercises • Czech-English and English-Czech dictionaries • an overview of basic grammar phenomena In the lessons, all four skills – listening, reading, speaking and writing are developed. Each lesson includes • phrases related to the given topic • exercises • summaries of vocabulary • tests The pictures and illustrations function as illustrative material, or they can help in the motivation or inspiration for further discussions.
The textbook is accompanied by a CD with listening exercises, texts, dialogues, phrases, and vocabulary. About the author: Jana Hejtmánková completed her degree at a Pedagogical faculty in the field of Czech and English. She undertook her postgradual studies in English philology at a Faculty of Arts. She works as a teacher of English and Czech as a foreign language at the School of Business Administration, Silesian University, Karviná.
You will reach knowledge of Czech at level A1 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages