XSL0019 Slovak 3 (4 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
English, Finnish, Slovak
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:


Course description

This course focuses primarily on training 4 basic language skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing. In addition, students will get familiar with Slovakia’s culture, history, and literature through various topic-related learning resources.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student

· can communicate in general situations related to the study, social and work life

· can produce mainly coherent texts, both oral and written

· can use the colloqial expressions and more abstract language

· masters basic structures and get familiar with such grammatical phenomena as the genitive, aspect, conditional and imperative

· learn more profoundly about Slovak culture, history and traditions

· gain the confidence and fluency in oral and written communication

Additional information

Students will work independently following the instructions in Moodle. Contact sessions– ‘checkpoints ‘– will be offered once in two-three weeks upon agreement.

Language of instruction: Slovak, Finnish, and English. Both, Finnish and exchange students are welcome.

Description of prerequisites

This course is recommended to the students who have successfully accomplished the Slovak 2 course or have studied Slovak outside the University of Jyväskylä.

The competence level A1 is required.

Recommended prerequisites

Study materials

All materials will be uploaded to Moodle.

Krížom-krážom. Slovenčina A2.

Publisher: Studia Academica Slovaca UK, 2012.

ISBN: 978-80-223-2608

Krížom-krážom. Slovenčina B1. Publisher: Studia Academica Slovaca UK, 2011. ISBN: 978-80-223-3035-0

Slovakin verkkokurssi: http://users.jyu.fi/~akyppo/virtuaalislovakki/

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
Students do the assignments upon agreement and actively participate in the contact sessions.
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (4 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
English, Finnish, Slovak