SemesterSpring Semester, 2021
DepartmentForeign Language Center
Course NameCollege Foreign Language I :Modern Serbian and Croatian Language
InstructorSAVCHENKO ALEKSANDR
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
PrerequisiteCollege Foreign Language I :Modern Serbian and Croatian Language
Course Objective
Course Description
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週次



課程主題



課程內容與指定閱讀



教學活動與作業



學習投入時間



(課堂講授+課程前後)



1



03.01 (The date of the class will be adjusted)



Vacations. Holidays. New Year and Christmas in the Balkan – Nova godina i Bo?i?



Training of skills of monological and dialogical speech. Work in pairs (dialogues)/



Grammar: Past Tense (Repetition). Substantives and Adjectives in singular, Nominative, Genitive plural (Repetition)



 



Home Task: Write a story about Winter holidays and Chinese New Year (using verbs in Past and Present Tense)



3+6



2



03.08



Market. On the marketplace. Buying food.



 



Lexical and grammar practice. Listening and two-way translation. Training of skills of dialogical speech.



Grammar: Conditional Sentences.



Home Task: Write and act out thematic dialogs.



 



3+6



3



03.15



Shopping



Acting out of situations: monological and dialogical speech. Grammatical exercises in practice.



Grammar: Full and short form of adjectives.



Home Task:



Exercises in handouts. Prepare and act out a situation at the Trade centre.



 



3+6



4



03.22



At home with the family. Free time



Work in pairs: questions about one’s house/home. Discussion about leisure time and hobbies.



Grammar: Comparative and Superlative of Adjectives.



Home Task: Grammatical exercises in handouts. Prepare questions for discussion about leisure time. Description of one’s home/Desired house.



3+6



5



03.19



Our Free / Leisure time



Monological and dialogical speech. Work in pairs (dialogues)



Grammar: Comparative and Superlative of Adverbs



Home Task: Write a text about hobbies and activities.



 



3+6



6



04. 12



In the city. Sightseeing. Part – 1.



 



Lexical and grammar practice. Serbian-Chinese lexical and grammar parallels. Listening.



Grammar: Verbs of motion.



Home Task: Exercises in handouts. Prepare a story about one’s native city’s places of interest.



3+6



7



04.19



In the city. Getting around. Part – 2.



Training of skills of dialogical speech. Listening. Work in pairs (dialogues): Looking for a way.



Grammar: Declension in plural.



Home Task: Grammatical exercises in handouts. Prepare a situation: Orientation in unknown place (city, country etc.).



3+6



8



04.26



Mid-term examination.



Writing, listening, speaking practice test. Discussion.



 



3+6



9



05.03



Balkan world: States, Regions, Cities…



Comprehensive reading, listening and discussion.



Grammar: Special form of Future Tense (Futur II).



Home Task: Grammatical exercises in handouts. Prepare and retell a story about any Balkan Country, region, city…



3+6



10



05.10



Travelling (Airport. Border and customs control).



Lexical and grammar practice. Listening and translation. Dialogical speech.



Grammar: Possessive adjectives and pronouns. Verbs of motion with prefixes).



Home Task: Exercises in handouts. Prepare a story about travelling (e.g. Around Taiwan).



3+6



11



05.17



Travelling (Bus and Railway station).



Lexical and grammar practice. Work in pairs (dialogues): Booking a ho(s)tel.



Grammar: Types of Past Tenses: Perfect. Pluperfect.



Home Task: Exercises in handouts.



3+6



12



05.24



At the hotel / hostel. Accommodation.



Training of skills of monological and dialogical speech. Phone etiquette. Work in pairs (dialogues).



Grammar: Types of Past Tenses: Aorist.



Home Task: Exercises in handouts. Prepare and act out phone call (formal / informal style), write SMS.



3+6



13



05.31



Health care and healthy way of life. Sport.



Lexical and grammar practice. Team working. Two-way translation. Elements of professional sport commentary.



Grammar: Serbian and Croatian Grammar and Vocabulary: main differences. Infinitive vs. “da”- construction.



Home Task: Exercises in handouts. Prepare a story Sport and Healthy lifestyle.



3+6



14



06.14



The Slavic Balkans as a multireligious and multicultural region. Main historical events and political persons. Famous writers, artists musicians



Comprehensive reading, listening and discussion.



Grammar revision



 



 



Home Task: Revise and sum up all grammar materials. Write an essay about Balkan region.



Story about a historical event or a political person in Balkan history or about a famous writer, artist musician.



3+6



15



06.21



Final examination.



Writing, listening, speaking practice test. Monological speech. Discussion.



 



 



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

Students should be able to talk to a basic range of topics, to read fluently, understand and retell the content of the texts on discussed topics.



Up to 60 pts.: serious problems with all type of communication: understanding, speaking, writing. Gross mistakes in speaking, leading to the communicative failure.



60-75 pts.: Elementary level. Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.



There are some mistakes which could influence the understanding in process of speaking, writing, pronouncing.



75-90 pts.: good language skills (Pre-Intermediate) in understanding, speaking, writing. Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.



Little mistakes in speaking, writing and pronunciation, which do not influence the understanding, are possible.



90-100 pts.: fluent language skills (Pre-Intermediate) in understanding, speaking, writing. Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.


Textbook & Reference


  1. Let’s learn Serbian – 1. Novi Sad, 2006.




  2. Ribnikar V., Norris D. Teach yourself Serbian: Complete Course. Ldn. – Chicago: "McGraw-Hill", 2003.




  3. Slelimovi?-Mom?ilovi? M., ?ivani? L. Serbian. Elementary course for foreigners. I. (Beginners). — Beograd, 2012.




  4. Danilovi? M. Step by step Serbian – 1. Beograd, 2011.




  5. Hawkesworth C., ?ali? J. Colloquial Serbian. Complete Course for Beginners. London and New York, 2006.




  6. Teach yourself Croatian. Chicago, 2003.




  7. Kiš J. Step into Serbian. Serbian for foreigners. Slu?beni glasnik Beograd, 2017.




  8. Klajn I. Gramatika srpskog jezika. https://www.dropbox.com/s/n9srhh1fukkdc9i/Ivan%20Klajn%20-%20Gramatika%20srpskog%20jezika.pdf?dl=0




  9. Pravopis crnogorskoga jezika i rje?nik crnogorskoga jezika (pravopisni rje?nik). Podgorica, 2009.




  10. Bursa? A., Elias-Bursa? Ellen. Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Textbook: With Exercises and Basic Grammar. The University of Wisconsin Press, 2006.




  11. Bursa? A. Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, a Grammar with Sociolinguistic Commentary. The University of Wisconsin Press, 2006.




  12. ?теванови? М. ?авремени српскохрватски jезик (граматички системи и к?ижевноjезичка норма). — ?еоград: ?аучная книга, 1986.




Urls about Course
1. Serbian online. http://www.vanderbilt.edu/csls/lctlangs/serbian.php 2. Wayles Brown and Theresa Alt A Handbook of Bosnian, Serbian and Croatian, SEELRC, 2004 http://seelrc.org:8080/grammar/mainframe.jsp?nLanguageID=1 3. Ivan Klajn. Gramatika srpskog jezika. https://www.dropbox.com/s/n9srhh1fukkdc9i/Ivan%20Klajn%20-%20Gramatika%20srpskog%20jezika.pdf?dl=0 4. Learn Serbian. http://mylanguages.org/learn_serbian.php 5. Serbian lessons. http://serbianlesson.com/ 6. Serbian-English, English-Serbian dictionaries. http://www.recnik.com/; http://www.slavicnet.com/ 7. Multilanguages dictionaries. https://ru.glosbe.com/; 8. Croatian dictionary online. http://www.lexilogos.com/english/croatian_dictionary.htm 9. Croatian language portal. http://hjp.znanje.hr/index.php 10. Learn Croatian online. http://www.loecsen.com/en/learn-croatian
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