SUMMER FLAS PRAGUE Czech language programme

The Czech language programme – SUMMER FLAS PRAGUE is an intensive language course arranged exclusively for US undergraduate and graduate students who are in receipt of a summer fellowship from the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship programme. >>>

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Prague / Podebrady
140 hours
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The course contains 140 hours of language instruction on intermediate level. The required minimum knowledge of applicants is Novice High, best Intermediate Low of the American language framework ACTFL. You can see the exact language levels descriptions and you can test your language knowledge using Can do statements according to ACTFL. 


The course focuses on practical as well as academic language and communication. We strike a balance between spoken and written communication, as well as between reading and listening skills, without overlooking grammar. It corresponds to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages as well as to American Language Framework ACTFL. Individual student support is an integral part of the programme, as well as consulting students´projects and their presentation. All course participants receive a certificate of participation and successful completion of the course. The certificates are issued by the Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies, Charles University.


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The course also offers non-language activities – some of them are part of the study programme – such as orientation, Prague city walks, library excursions, film screening. Other extra-curricular cultural / social events are optional and their costs are not included in the price of the course (exhibitions, theatre or music performances). We also offer outside Prague weekend trips.


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The first part of the course (4 weeks) takes place in the spa town of Podebrady. Poděbrady is located about an hour's drive from the Prague airport, it is a beautiful spa town with a colonnade, parks, restaurants and a wide range of cultural and social activities. The course is held in the heart of Podebrady, in a 14th-century castle with a large garden in which many afternoon and evening events take place. 

The second part of the course (2 weeks) takes place in the centre of Prague in the vicinity of the National Theatre. The Národní divadlo tram stop and the Národní třída metro station are within walking distance.


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