Learn croatian
LIN-CRO

INFO:
LIN CRO, Varaždinska 52A
Zadar, Croatia
Tel./Fax: 385 (0)23 241 378
E-mail: mile.mamic@zd.t-com.hr
LIN-CRO :: lingua-croatica
International Croatian language courses

GENERAL PROGRAM

The course is intended for Slavistes & all those who would like to learn about the Croatian language and Croatian culture. Students must be sixteen or older in order to enroll. It consists of the following:

- Learning about Croatian language structure at all levels, based on various texts (songs, anecdotes, jokes, newspaper articles, magazines, standard texts, videos, etc.)
- Practicing the acquired knowledge in discussions dealing with specific questions, and according to the level of Croatian language competence of students
- The history of the Croatian language and Croatian dialectology
- Glagolitic monuments
- A comparison of Croatian language with other similar languages, especially South - Slavic languages
- Croatian proverbs and phrases in comparison with other languages
- Standard Croatian terminology (legal, economic, computer terminology, etc.) in comparison with other languages
- Croatian linguistic purism (continuity, discontinuity, re-continuity)
- Croatian literature in theEuropean context
- Learning about Croatian culture, history and geography, especially the region of Zadar

Schedule

- Program A - 150 hours (special program).
- Program B – four hours a day. Can be completed with additional tuition hours if so desired.
- Program C (depending on the desired duration and intensity of the course) – at least two hours a day, even more if so requested.
Note: Trips are organized on Saturdays, while on Sundays the students are free. Lessons start at 9 o’clock.

Leisure

- Boat trips to islands
- Natural and cultural sightseeing of Zadar and its surroundings
Very rich cultural program is often offered in Zadar. Apart from swimming in crystal clear sea and sunbathing at beautiful beaches, you can take part in various sports activities, such as surfing, water-skiing, sailing, scuba diving etc. The vicinity of several national parks attracts the lovers of intact nature (hiking, mountain climbing, etc.).

Location of the Schoole

In recently finished building with modern equipment, not far away from the sea.

Lodgings/Accommodation

in recently finished building with modern equipment.
- Accommodation for program A and B is possible in a single or double room.

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be organized at reasonable price.

Staff

Director of the program: Dr. Mile Mamic, full professor of the Contemporary Croatian language
Instructors/Lecturers: Excellent teachers of the Croatian language with great experience in teaching foreigners.

Certificate

At the very beginning students are divided into groups. The number of the groups depends of the number on the students and their knowledge of Croatian. At the end of the course the students have the final exam and receive the appropriate certificate.