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Does anybody know the A1 CEFR Czech topics?

Hi there, so I am going to be doing an A1 Czech CEFR test. I saw in another post on the DL Forums (https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/13909043/German-A1-Exam-Wordlist-alphabetical) which gave a nice clear list of the things to revise for the A1 German CEFR exam. Does anybody have anything similar, just for the Czech topics? Or is it the same topics as the German CEFR exam? Please Help me, hahaha. All help is appreciated so much! Dekuju:)

June 3, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zachmura

i am just some guy using a search engine, but this looks relevant. follow the PDF links on the page:
http://www.msmt.cz/mezinarodni-vztahy/referencni-urovne-pro-cestinu-jako-cizi-jazyk
the document claims that the required vocabulary for A1 is about 900 words and indeed includes a wordlist (with the arrowed words being mandatory). next there is "index komunikačních situací" and i guess they are the general topics you should cover.
of course it is all in Czech only, so you can have more fun :)

June 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jason1892

Thanks for this link:) it is really useful to me. 900 Words is quite a lot!! haha, I need to get studying!

June 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jason1892

Is the vocabulary I have to learn the words from pages 272 onwards? Thanks:)

June 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zachmura

yes, 272-319. i'd give it few more hours, you might get other or better info from someone more knowledgeable than me. still, it is a document from ministry of education, so it is probably not wrong

June 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jason1892

Ahh okay.thanks. Yep, hopefully we should get some further responses which would be great.

June 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jason1892

If I learned all the words from pages 272-319 will I be in a good position to pass the A1 exam?

June 4, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nueby

The document linked by "some guy using a search engine" (thanks!) is our main source for CEFR-ization of Version 2. The 900 entries they say their list includes as the mandatory minimum (the entries with the arrow symbol next to them) is actually close to 1200, but some of it is phrases rather than words.

As a secondary source with extra emphasis on immigration, we use https://trvaly-pobyt.cestina-pro-cizince.cz/uploads/Dokumenty/referencni_popis_08122016.pdf. That list starts on p. 219 and contains both A1 and A2 words and phrases. By my estimation, the A1 dictionary entries alone amount to about 1200 (with another 1200 to reach A2). The A1 overlap with the other source is significant but not perfect.

And VladaFu is correct. Our current course contains about 1200 words and does not cover the full A1 vocabulary, although it contains some words and grammar that go beyond A2.

June 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VladaFu

I am not the best one to answer this, but as far as I know the current course is not based around CEFR. In terms of grammar it goes beyond A1 but in terms of vocabulary it does not cover it all. The future tree revision will be based on CEFR more closely. The colleagues working on the new version actively will be able to tell you more, I am basically only working in the forums and the hard stuff is done by other people.

June 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jason1892

Oh, okay Vlad. Thanks for the info, I'll try and keep updated with it.

June 3, 2019
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