UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Slovene Level 4 Advanced

Course Description: Slovene Advanced is for people who have completed the Upper Intermediate course (level 3) or who have good knowledge of the language acquired through living in the country or through using Slovene regularly at an intermediate level. The course runs over three ten-week terms and each session is two hours long. The course includes all four skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Topics and Functions: Foreign languages; Slovene sport and sportspeople; Slovene cuisine and food; animals, environmental protection, shopping, consumption; reading and commenting on current events; Slovene culture, major writers, artists, famous films; simple analysis of a film orally and in writing; familiarising oneself with famous literary works; important events and figures in Slovene history and discussing them.

Grammar: Revision of grammar introduced at the previous level, singular, dual and plural forms of nouns, adjectives and pronouns, perfective and imperfective verbs, numerals, word order, word formation, synonyms and antonyms.

Study Materials: Polona Libešar, Ivana Petric Lasnik, Nataša Pirih Svetina, Andreja Ponikvar, Naprej pa v slovenščini (Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete, 2015)

It will be supported by press articles, audio and video clips and teacher’s materials.