Teach Yourself Czech Complete Course

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Czech starts with the basics but moves at an energetic pace to give you a good level of understanding, speaking and writing. You will have lots of opportunity to practice the kind of language you will need to be able to communicate with confidence and understand Czech culture.
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Overview

Czech starts with the basics but moves at an energetic pace to give you a good level of understanding, speaking and writing. You will have lots of opportunity to practice the kind of language you will need to be able to communicate with confidence and understand Czech culture.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780844238555
  • Publisher: NTC Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/11/1995
  • Language: Czech
  • Series: Teach Yourself Series
  • Pages: 346
  • Product dimensions: 6.47 (w) x 9.56 (h) x 1.57 (d)

Meet the Author

David Short has taught Czech fro many years ath the University of London.

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Table of Contents

Introduction vii
The Czech alphabet and pronunciation xi
01 Dobry den. jak se mate? / good morning. how are you? 1
Handling first encounters with greetings and responses
Spotting words that are common to Czech and English
Saying / (first person singular)
02 Jak se jmenujete? / what's your name? 9
Making introductions
Asking where someone comes from
Forming verbs in the present tense
03 Kde pracujete? / where do you work? 22
Asking where someone works
Asking what their job is
Using basic kinship terms
Asking about the work of others in the family
Expressing more complex things about work
04 Jak bydlite? / what is your house like? 36
Talking about how people live
Saying numbers
Talking about going visiting
Expressing possession
Using can and must
Expressing the 'direct object'
05 Je tu nekde knihkupectvi? / is there a bookshop near here? 52
Watching your Ps and Qs
Asking questions politely
Saying there is, there are
Saying that you like something
Forming and using adjectives in the accusative
06 Na celnici / at customs 70
Understanding questions about your person
Answering in an appropriate manner
Beginning to use plurals
Using some means of expressing reason and purpose
07 Kde jste vlastne studoval? / where exactly did you study? 85
Saying something about past events
Saying more about going places
Using numbers above four
08 Nemuzu najit klic / I can't find the key 100
Using the past tense
Complaining about this and that
Asking what something costs
Using higher numbers
Giving and understanding simple directions
09 Kolik je hodin? / what's the time? 114
Asking the time
Asking at what time something happens
Saying what time it is
Talking about the future
10 Co mam koupit rodine? / what should I buy the family? 129
Talking about the person(s) to whom something is given/said
Using place expressions in the plural
Saying all
11 Ve ctvrtek k nam prijde navsteva / we've got visitors coming on Thursday 146
Saying more about future events
Compensating for Czech's simple tense system
Saying the days of the week
Saying the months of the year
Forming dates
12 Deti do skoly vodi manzelka / it's my wife who takes the children to school 164
Talking about the most crucial types of movement
Saying what things look like
Expressing the means of doing something
13 Prsil / it's raining! 182
Reading consecutive prose
Talking about the weather
Using personal pronouns
Saying before and after
Forming more expressions for telling the time
Expressing alternatives
14 Nehadejte se! / stop arguing! 202
Giving orders
Using some politeness formulae
Expressing wishes
15 Kdybych vedela, ze prijdete ... / if I knew you were coming ... 216
Expressing vain wishes using the conditional
Stating actual and theoretical preferences
Saying indirect commands
Expressing 'purpose'
16 Tak to bude rychlejsi / it'll be quicker like that 231
Making comparisons
Saying something is the best
Talking about your children and pets
17 Kvuli politice se nerozciluj! / don't get worked up over politics! 250
Describing what people/things are doing
Dealing with some features of written Czech
Saying whose
18 Nejdriv udelame poradek v Libine skrini / first we'll tidy Liba's wardrobe 266
Saying more about possession
Making suggestions
Using the Czech equivalent of -ed
19 Dejte si neco na ochutnani / have something to taste 283
Using -ing (as a noun) to state your likes and dislikes
Saying what things are good for
Recognizing and forming 'passive' sentences
Supplement: selected features of high- and low-style Czech 300
Taking it further 307
Key to the exercises 313
Glossary of grammatical terms 325
Appendices
Reference tables 332
Voicing and devoicing 337
Czech-English vocabulary 340
English-Czech vocabulary 365
Subject index 383
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