THE COURSES last for 4 months, 3 hours (2 x 90min) tuition per week, which covers 70 classes in total.

INTENSIVE COURSES last for 2 months, with 6 hours (4 x 90min) tuition per week, also covering 70 classes in total.

For ONE-TO-ONE CLASSES, the time and duration of the course is arranged with the students personally.

TEXTBOOK: UČIMO SRPSKI 1 – Azbukum. Book can be bought at The Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment Bookshop. Tel. 2638-835

GRAMMAR

• present simple tense of the verb jesam – short, emphatic and negative forms
• gender and plural of nouns
• nominative
• the personal pronouns
• interrogative sentence with da li
• the demonstrative pronoun ovo
• possessive pronouns
• word order
• present simple of the verbs
• causative clause with zato što
• question with zašto, šta, li, itd.
• adverbs
• conjunctions i, a , ali, ili
• questions
• prepositions for time and place
• modals – voleti, morati, trebati, smeti, želeti
• possessive adjectives
• adjectives of description
• double negation
• word formation (- ski, – čki, – ški)
• past simple tense of the verb biti
• accusative
• expressions with voleti

TOPICS

• greetings and introductions
• nationalities, languages and countries
• learning foreign languages
• professions
• family relationships
• days and daily routine
• antonyms
• town and its institutions
• expressing opinions
• orientation
• professions and working
• expressions

THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRAINEES AT THE LEVEL A1.

The participant should be able to:
• express greetings and introduce himself / herself
• say something about himself / herself, the family, the place of living
• ask and answer the questions
• say something about his / her family, profession, cities, entertainment
• fill in the form (ex. in a hotel)
• likes / dislikes
• understand simple information about the surrounding
• write a short message, text about himself / herself

The A1 training lasts 70 classes.

TEXTBOOK: UČIMO SRPSKI 1, Azbukum. The book can be bought at The Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment Bookshop. Tel: 2638-835.

GRAMMAR

• past simple tense, word order in the past simple tense
• time clause with kad
• personal pronouns ( genitive, dative, accusative, locative)
• locative (with prepositions, qualitative)
• modal verb moći
• passive voice
• genitive (with prepositions zbog, od, bez, kod, pre, posle and after quantificators, place)
• numbers
• ordinal numbers
• possessive pronouns svoj, svoja, svoje
• feminine gender nouns (ljubav, bol, noć…)
• comparison of adjectives and adverbs
• imperative
• dative
• negative and interrogative pronouns niko, ništa, neko, nešto
• verbal aspects
• instrumental (with prepositions sa)
• future tense, word order in the future tense
• question-words koji, koja, koje i kakav, kakva, kakvo
• relative clause with koji, koja, koje
• hypothetical sentences
• conditional sentences with kad

TOPICS

• travelling, postcards
• lifestyle
• food and drink
• restaurant reservations and meals ordering
• slava with the Serbs, holiday greetings
• problems, problem-solving
• expressing opinions
• weather forecast
• seasons of the year
• at the doctor’s, parts of the body
• description of people
• colors, clothes and footware
• furniture, rooms
• room reservations in the hotel
• ads for the flat

THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRAINEES AT THE LEVEL A2.

The participant should be able to:
• offer and give the information about oneself and the others
• expose the problem
• talk in everyday situations (e.g. In A Restaurant, At The Doctor’s)
• express or explain his / her opinion
• give and accept advice
• make an objection, blame someone for smth.
• discuss the events from the past
• describe people and places
• understand and write a short text

The A2 training lasts 70 classes.

TEXTBOOK: UČIMO SRPSKI 2, Azbukum. The book can be bought at The Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment Bookshop. Tel: 2638-835.

GRAMMAR

• comparison of adjectives and adverbs
• cardinal numbers
• locative for place
• double negation
• quantitative genitive
• modals
• ordinal numbers & collective numbers
• possessive pronouns
• possessive adjectives
• possessive genitive
• conditionals
• deminutive
• infinitive
• demonstratives
• prepositions for place
• vocative

TOPICS

• relation between sexes
• nationalities and languages
• professions
• time
• family relationships
• family tree
• interior, house, appliances
• colors
• harmonious life, home of dreams
• feelings
• celebrations

THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRAINEES AT THE LEVEL B2.

The participant should be able to:
• express and explain his / her opinion
• explain and ask for the explanation, make arrangements
• give information from his / her interest sphere and inform in an oral form, by telephone
• understand and respond to messages
• offer positive or negative opinion about cultural events
• talk about his / her past experiences or a historical event
• take part spontaneously almost in all talks concerning everyday life or his / her interest sphere
• talk about his / her dreams, plans, intentions
• talk about a content of a book or movie, give a review
• write a text on a familiar topics/ describe the personal impression

The B1 training lasts 70 classes.

TEXTBOOK: UČIMO SRPSKI 2, Azbukum. The book can be bought at The Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment Bookshop. Tel: 2638-835.

GRAMMAR

• quantificative genitive
• “authorative genitive”
• genitive of materialism
• space: genitive, accusative and instrumental of place
• gerund
• idioms
• future tense 1
• tenses: genitive, accusative, instrumental and locative
• future tense
• imperative
• time clauses
• relative pronouns koji, čiji
• dative (subjective, intentional, dative for directions, possessive dative)
• subjunctive
• verbal aspect
• future tense 2
• conditionals
• relative clauses

TOPICS

• exterior: city, village
• Public notices
• idioms
• proverbs
• expression of attitude
• advising
• job, career
• stress, relaxation
• plans for the future
• computers and health
• food
• entertainment and hobby
• leisure and tourism, travel
• games of chance

THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRAINEES AT THE LEVEL B2.

The participant should be able to:
• understand texts, make a speech and writes in a clear manner on a large range of topics from his/her sphere of interest, but also on actual issues in society
• actively participate in discussions with Serbian language native speakers, uses a rich vocabulary, idioms
• write formal and informal texts that explain his/her views

The B2 training lasts 70 classes.

TEXTBOOK: SUPER SRPSKI – Azbukum. The book can be bought at Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment Bookshop. Tel: 2638-835.

GRAMMAR

• gerund
• reflexive passive
• deverbative nouns
• cases
• derived verbs
• relative clauses
• word formation
• tenses
• prepositions
• personal pronouns
• verbal aspect

TOPICS

• (non) verbal communication
• learning foreign languages
• life abroad
• where we feel at home
• symbol, sign, gesture, password
• heraldry
• numerology
• wedding ceremony
• idioms, synonyms, jargon
• actual topics

THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRAINEES AT THE LEVEL C1.1 AND B2.

The participant should be able to:
• understand a wide range of long and complex texts and to recognize the meaning given implicitly
• without much effort to follow the movies and TV shows
• spontaneously and smoothly express himself/herself
• effectively use language and to adapt to different social, academic and professional goals
• write clear, detailed and well- structured text on complex topics, showing that he/she uses linguistic tools necessary for good organization and linking text
• write about complex topics in the form of letters, essays or reports

The C1.1 training lasts 70 classes.

TEXTBOOK: SUPER SRPSKI – Azbukum. The book can be bought at Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment Bookshop. Tel: 2638-835.

GRAMMAR

• passive participle
• reflexive passive
• past participle
• non-reflexive verbs
• word order
• future 2
• conditionals
• cases
• word formation
• prepositions
• imperative
• final sentences

TOPICS

• leisure time
• virtual world
• money, economy, competition
• lottery winnings
• things that you cannot live without
• occupations
• job interview
• human qualities
• actual topics

THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRAINEES AT THE LEVEL C1.

The participant should be able to:
• understand long and challenging texts from various fields and to recognize the meaning given implicitly
• without much effort follow the movies and TV shows
• spontaneously and smoothly express himself/herself
• effectively use language and to adapt to different social, academic and professional goals
• can write clear, detailed and well- structured text on complex topics, usinging linguistic tools necessary for good organization and linking text
• write about complex topics in the form of letters, essays or reports

The C1 training lasts 70 classes.

TEXTBOOK: SUPER SRPSKI – Azbukum + Authentic teaching material. The book can be bought at Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment Bookshop. Tel: 2638-835.

GRAMMAR

• temporal clauses
• sentence condensation
• present perfect
• past participle
• narative past
• verbal aspect
• antonyms
• slang

TOPICS

• lifestyles
• transport
• accident
• heroes then and now
• legends, myths, fairy tales
• rights and obligations
• actual topics
• literature

THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRAINEES AT THE LEVEL C2.

The participant should be able to:
• understand with ease everything heard and read
• incorporate information from various sources, both spoken and written, view, reconstruct and express them clearly
• spontaneously express fluently and precisely, and tell the difference in the fine shades of meaning even in complex situations
• write complex texts in an appropriate style
• write complex letters, articles, ets., using a logical structure
• write critical reviews of expert and literary works

The C2 training lasts 140 classes.

TEXTBOOK: SUPER SRPSKI – Azbukum + Authentic teaching material. The book can be bought at Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment Bookshop. Tel: 2638-835.

GRAMMAR

• temporal clauses
• sentence condensation
• present perfect
• past participle
• narative past
• verbal aspect
• antonyms
• slang

TOPICS

• lifestyles
• transport
• accident
• heroes then and now
• legends, myths, fairy tales
• rights and obligations
• actual topics
• literature

THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRAINEES AT THE LEVEL C2.

The participant should be able to:
• understand with ease everything heard and read
• incorporate information from various sources, both spoken and written, view, reconstruct and express them clearly
• spontaneously express fluently and precisely, and tell the difference in the fine shades of meaning even in complex situations
• write complex texts in an appropriate style
• write complex letters, articles, ets., using a logical structure
• write critical reviews of expert and literary works

The C2 training lasts 140 classes.