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Mary Neuburger, Director BUR 452, 2505 University Avenue, Stop F3600, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3607

Fall 2005

CZ 506 • First-Year Czech I

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
44885 MTWThF
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
RAZ 313B
West

Course Description

The course begins a first-year introduction to the Czech language with an emphasis on speaking and reading. In addition to the textbook itself, music, video and the internet will be used not only to increase proficiency, but also to expose students to Czech culture.

Grading Policy

4 Short tests 40% Final exam 20% Homework 15% Quizzes 15% Attend/Partic 10%

Attendance and active participation are vital to foreign language study. Students are thus expected to attend class regularly, ask questions and contact me in cases of uncertainty - whether regarding course content, assignments or any other aspect of the class. I will make every effort to respond as quickly and accurately as possible to student questions or concerns. Periodic quizzes and dictations not listed on the syllabus (some of them unannounced) will be scheduled between the regularly scheduled tests and quizzes. A missed quiz, whether scheduled or unscheduled, is a failed quiz. Two quiz grades will be dropped at the end of the semester.

Texts

Susan Kresin, _e_tina hrou and _e_tina hrou - Pracovnë se_it (workbook), available at the UT Co-op

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