UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Slovene Level 3 Upper Intermediate

Course Description: Level 3 is for people who have completed the Lower Intermediate course (level 2) or who have sound knowledge of the language acquired through extensive visits to the country or through self-study. 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: The education system in Slovenia (as well as in comparison to the British educational system), describing work, work experience and communication in the workplace; writing letters and emails, communication media, summarising a text, presenting a short topic; agreement, disagreement and apologising.

Grammar: Revision of all cases in the singular and plural form, modal verbs, word order in past and future tense, conditional clauses, personal, relative and interrogative pronouns, imperative, modal verbs, perfective and imperfective verbs, conjunctions and prepositions.

Study Materials:  Ivana Petric Lasnik, Nataša Pirih Svetina, Andreja Ponikvar, Gremo naprej (Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete, 2003)

It will be supported by additional teacher’s materials (grammar exercises, role play, reading and listening comprehension).