Slovak Language A1

Slovak Language A1

On-line language course with practical exercises focused on developing communication skills, specifically reading and listening comprehension, speaking and writing including functional exercises in orthoepy, Slovak pronunciation, lexical and grammatical exercises. The course is primarily focused on self-study. There are 12 lessons on the Moodle platform available to students. The lessons include texts, exercises, grammar explanations, as well as tasks for the development of writing and speaking. The student has the opportunity to contact the lecturer, send them written assignments and recordings of the speech. Every two weeks, a student can communicate with the lecturer via MS Teams.

Course title: Slovak Language A1

Number of credits: 5

Study degree: bachelor, master

Language: English, Slovak

Lecturer: Dr. Veronika Gondeková, Dr. Annamária Genčiová, Dr. Henrich Jakubík

Learning hours: 26 h

The first online meeting will be on March 2nd 2021 at 3:00 p. m. via MS Teams. This meeting will be of an informative nature.

Administration fee: 15 €

Course content:

  • Basic phrases, e. g. greetings, introducing oneself, apologies, requests
  • Personal data
  • Family
  • Occupations
  • Spare time (hobbies)
  • In a restaurant, food and drinks
  • Daily program
  • Clothing, colours
  • Weather conditions
  • Shopping
  • City, orientation on the street and indoors
  • Means of transport
  • Going on a trip
  • Culture and art
  • At school
  • Celebrating Slovak holidays

Learning objectives:

A1, beginner's level, according to A Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment, signifies a target level of language skills acquisition upon completion of an A1 course.
After the course, the student will have basic command of Slovak language; he/she will be familiar with Slovak culture and the university school system in Slovakia.

The student:
understands the basic statements in Slovak language that relate to him/her or relate to the family and the closest surroundings,

  • in the printed text understands basic vocabulary, understands titles of articles and simple sentences, can understand the information contained in e. g. announcements, catalogues or posters,
  • can communicate in Slovak in a simple way, although he/she may need to repeat the statement more slowly or help to formulate a statement, can ask questions related to everyday life, needs and topics that interest him/her, can answer simple questions,
  • can write short, simple text, e. g. holiday postcard/text messages, can fill in a form with personal data, state nationality, occupation, address, etc., can write a simple description of the environment and a short story.

Methodology: e-learning course (MS Teams and Moodle)

Anita Dienešová, 
Petra Žaludová, 


Course Information Sheet

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