Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2016
Czech Language Programme SUMMER FLAS PRAGUE
The Czech language programme – SUMMER FLAS PRAGUE is an intensive seven week 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.
The Czech language programme – SUMMER FLAS PRAGUE meets criteria set by U. S. Department for Education for approving overseas summer programmes.
The course is organized by Centre for Language Learning (CLL), Institute for Learning and Preparatory Studies (ILPS), Charles University in Prague.
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 here and you can test your language knowledge using Can do statements according to ACTFL here.
The course also offers non-language activities – some of them are part of the study program me – 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. See the detailed summer course 2016 schedule.
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.
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