Language Immersion Course Slovene 1 (UE)

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Course numberM4.05170.10.066
Course codeSlovene1
Curriculum2021
Semester of degree program Semester 1
Mode of delivery Presence- and Telecourse
SPPW4,0
ECTS credits6,0
Language of instruction English

Upon the successful completion of the Language Immersion Course Slovene 1, students will acquire the following competencies related to the Slovene language:

  • form simple sentences
  • introduce themselves and others
  • give personal information (e.g. telephone number, date of birth)
  • react in basic social situations
  • talk about everyday topics (work and hobbies)
  • make an appointment
  • use correct grammar (verb, noun, adjective) and vocabulary independently in everyday and work situations

This is a beginners' course for students with little or no prior Slovene language knowledge (at CEF level A1). The following language topics will be covered in this module:

  • Introduction to Slovene language and culture (language characteristics, pronunciation, spelling rules, phonetics)
  • Vocabulary for everyday and work situations
  • Grammar basics (nouns, verb "to be" ["biti"], regular verbs and irregular verbs in present tense, noun and adjective in 1st and 4th case)
  • Regional and cultural introduction to Slovenia
  • Simple everyday conversation topics including
    • introducing oneself
    • asking for professions, nationalities, and countries
    • telling the time
    • days of the week, months, seasons and numbers
  • Daily activities (world of work and recreation)
  • Time specification (regularity of activities)

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Kelih, E. & Vučajnk, T. (2018). Slovensko-nemški tematski slovar: osnovno in razširjeno besedišče. Klagenfurt/Celovec: Mohorjeva/Hermagoras.
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Rigler Šilc, K. & Volavšek Kurasch, N. (2010). Poslovna slovenščina. Ljubljana: Debora.
Volavšek Kurasch, N. (2014). Zdaj razumem: vaje za slušno razumevanje in sporočanje. Klagenfurt/Celovec: Mohorjeva/Hermagoras.

  • Lecture and presentation
  • Group and pair work
  • Role plays
  • Learning games
  • Blended learning
  • Homework

Integrated module exam (immanent examination character):

  • Class participation 20%
  • Class preparation/homework 20%
  • Final examination (exam includes reading and listening comprehension, speaking and writing) 60 %