Intensive Programme Winter 2006/07
The courses in Bosnian Language & Culture provide students with the basics of communication in Bosnian language and an understanding of the culture of the people who speak it.
Programme:20 hours, at 2 hours a day, Mondays through Fridays, over 2 weeks.
Beginner Immersion Programme also includes:class materials (student's book, and supplementary materials), and Sarajevo City Tour on Saturday.
School ProfileThe Soros Foreign Language School was founded in 1996 under the auspices of the Open Society Fund Bosnia-Herzegovina, itself a guarantee of the seriousness and integrity of our approach to language training. The School is now a self-supporting, not-for-profit organisation. Our goal is to provide our learners with the high quality staff, equipment, and materials necessary for an efficient, modern and enjoyable language learning experience. Soros School offers a variety of language courses for adults and younger learners. We also offer special courses which are tailor-made for business and other clients. We aim to provide the best quality language teaching in Sarajevo.
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Our Teachersare qualified with a degree in Philology from University of Sarajevo. They are native speakers of Bosnian, and have more than 5 years of experience in teaching Bosnian as a Foreign Language. They will help you improve your speaking, listening and comprehension skills, as well as grammar and vocabulary. The language of instruction is Bosnian to ensure that students get as much exposure to target language as possible. Teachers will also use interactive techniques such as role-plays, games and simulation of real life situations.
Course OverviewBosnian language course is designed to teach you how to use Bosnian in your everyday lives, not simply teach you the rules of grammar. There is a strong emphasis on spoken practice and functional knowledge of the grammar. You do not need any prior knowledge of either Bosnian or English to join the classes.
If you are not an absolute beginner, you will be expected to take a short placement test before signing up for the class, to determine your language level and ensure placement in the right level.
Each lesson is of 60 minutes duration. Between two lessons you will have a short break, of 10 – 15 minutes. Classes are usually scheduled in the evening, but we can also offer classes during the day if the minimum of 6 learners register for any time that suits them.
Maximum class size:12 students
Beginner level descriptionOn completion of this level you are familiar with some basics of Bosnian language: you are able to express present tense and ask questions. You know basic characteristics of nouns and adjectives. You can use vocabulary related to time, colours, clothes and food. You are capable of simple communication in situations like shopping and restaurants.
TimetableClasses: Mondays through Fridays, 19:30 – 21:40
Sarajevo City Tour on Saturday.
Course fee:139 EUR / 270 BAM
City Tour OverviewOn Saturday you will have the opportunity to spend a day outside with your classmates and teacher. You will be able to see and learn about the unique cultural and historical heritage of B-H, and also to practise Bosnian in a real life situation.
A JOURNEY THROUGH SARAJEVO'S PAST & PRESENT
Total Walking Hours: 2
Departure Place & Time: Inat House/Inat Kuca across from the National Library / 11:00 AM
Estimated Time of Return: 14:00 PM
What to Bring: City clothes, camera
What is Included: Experienced and knowledgeable city guide, entrance to all places in the program (where possible).
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We offer classes in Bosnian for members of the International Community. These courses are designed to teach you how to use Bosnian in your everyday lives, not simply teach you the rules of grammar. There is a strong emphasis on spoken practice and functional knowledge of the grammar. You do not need any prior knowledge of either Bosnian or English to join the classes.