Croatian/Serbian – Evening Language Course

LocationRegent Street, Central London

Would you like to learn Croatian/Serbian in London? Join one of our part-time Croatian/Serbian courses at our central London Regent Street Campus – just a few minutes' walk from Oxford Circus.

Our beginner Croatian/Serbian courses start in October. If you already have some knowledge of Croatian/Serbian you can also join part 2 or part 3 of the Beginner Croatian/Serbian course.

 

Who is this class for?

Croatian Beginner is the first exposure to the language, allowing you to start to communicate.

  • Part 1 is for you if you have no or little previous knowledge of Croatian.
  • You can join Part 2 if you have studied Croatian for about 20 hours.
  • You can join Part 3 if you have studied Croatian for about 40 hours.

Booking

You can book:

  • each part individually for £235 (£260 after 20 December)*
  • part 2 and 3 together for £400 (£445 after 20 December)*
  • all three parts together for £530 (£585 after 20 December)*

*To book all three parts, please proceed with booking Part 1 and add Parts 2 and 3 to your order when prompted during the checkout process. Please note that purchasing three parts equates to one single transaction.

Please note, bookings will close on Sunday 6 January 2019 so book early to make sure you don’t miss out.

Courses open for booking
Start date Part Day and time Duration Price Apply
17 January 2019 Part 2 Thursdays 6.30–8.30pm 10 weeks £260 (£235*) Book now
Upcoming courses
Start date Part Day and time Duration Price Apply
18 April 2019 Part 3 Thursdays 6.30–8.30pm 10 weeks £260 (£235*) Coming soon
Courses no longer available
Start date Part Day and time Duration Price Apply
4 October 2018 Part 1 Thursdays 6.30–8.30pm 10 weeks £260 (£235*) Already started

Course content

Our Croatian/Serbian lessons follow a communicative approach to language teaching, focusing on the language you need to communicate in authentic situations with an emphasis on speaking and listening. Our evening classes are taught by experienced language teachers who are native speakers of the language or equivalent.

Part 1

Topics

In this term, we will cover:

  • personal introductions
  • the alphabet
  • simple expressions (greetings, 'How are you?')
  • countries and nationalities
  • professions and places of work
  • family

Grammar

You will learn:

  • nominative singular of nouns and adjectives
  • gender
  • personal pronouns (ja, ti, on/ona/ono; mi, vi, oni)
  • present tense of the verb 'to be'
  • possessive pronouns (moj, tvoj, njegov, njen; naš, vaš, njihov)
  • present tense – three types of conjugations of all verbs
  • the locative, accusative and genitive singular

Part 2

Topics

In this term, we will cover:

  • days of the week, parts of the day and months
  • weather and seasons
  • telling the time
  • hobbies and sport
  • daily routine
  • travelling, modes of transport

Grammar

You will learn:

  • modal verbs (voleti/voljeti, želeti/željeti, morati, trebati, hteti/htjeti, moći)
  • adverbs of frequency and time
  • nominative plural of nouns and adjectives
  • instrumental singular
  • reflexive verbs (zvati se, vraćati se, buditi se)

Part 3

Topics

In this term, we will cover:

  • food and drink
  • shopping
  • public places and ways of giving directions
  • likes and dislikes
  • invitations
  • postcards from holidays
  • description of past events

Grammar

You will learn:

  • possessive adjectives (Ivanov, -a, -o; Majin, -a, -o)
  • ordinal numbers (prvi, drugi, treći, etc.)
  • imperative
  • past tense

There may be slight content variations at the discretion of the tutor. We may, for example, include additional content when general progress is good, or vary content according to students' interests.

Learning resources

The course is based on the tutor’s own materials. Students may also want to get a copy of Učimo hrvatski 1 or Reč po reč, which they can use as supplementary material. However, please wait until the first session before buying your course book.

Contact us

Short Course Team

E: [email protected]

T: +44(0)20 3506 9900

Course dates 2018–19

October intake
Part 1: 1 October – 7 December 2018
Part 2: 14 January – 22 March 2019
Part 3: 15 April – 21 June 2019

January intake*
Part 1: 14 January – 22 March 2019
Part 2: 15 April – 21 June 2019
Part 3: 24 June – 26 July 2019

April intake*
Part 1: 9 April – 15 June 2018
Part 2: 1 October – 7 December 2018
Part 3: 14 January – 22 March 2019 
Part 4: 15 April – 21 June 2019

*Please note that not every language has a January or April intake.