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Teacher: Ines Kotarac (Istanbul)

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Learn Croatian

Croatian language, culture & conversation

(Croatian language, culture & conversation)

Course description:


Are you maybe going on a vacation to one of a beautiful Croatian islands and want to learn basics? Or you are a history student interested in war(s) that happened in 90ies with falling apart of Yugoslavia and want to talk about it?

About the classes

(What you can learn from this teacher)

As a native speaker and a professor of Croatian language and literature I offer instruction in all levels of Croatian language - from beginner's to advanced. The lessons and approach will meet the needs and interests of each student, and I will do my best to make your language learning experience interesting and fun. The other good thing is, if you learn Croatian, you will be understood also in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.

Places where you can take this course:


Croatian classes, Istanbul
Coffee shop: Komşu Kafe Collective
Uzun Hafız Sk, 83/A, Istanbul, Turkey
Croatian classes, Istanbul
A public place you suggest
(Istanbul)
Croatian classes, Istanbul
By Skype

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Prices per class, per student, in EUR €.

Students:123+
10 Classes15.0010.007.00
1 Class18.0013.0010.00

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* All classes have a duration of 60 minutes
* Single class: includes EUR €3.00 single-class fee


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Teacher:

Ines Kotarac

City / Country of origin: Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mother language: Croatian

Spoken languages: Croatian, English


ABOUT THE TEACHER

INES KOTARAC grew up in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. She lives in Berlin and Istanbul. She graduated in Comparative LITERATURE and Croatian language and literature and now works as a PHOTOGRAPHER, a JOURNALIST and a LEXICOGRAPHER.


TEACHER EDUCATION

Croatian language and literature and Comparative literature, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia, 2007.

TEACHER EXPERIENCE

My first student was a German lady who married a Bosnian woman. Is there any better motivation to than love to learn a new language? I don't think so. That is how it started and soon I found out that I really love teaching.

Courses by this teacher:

Learn Croatian: Croatian language, culture & conversation


Proficiency level

Your Croatian proficiency level will be evaluated by the teacher according to this framework:



A1 - Beginner:

  • Understands familiar Croatian expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of concrete needs.
  • Can introduce him/herself and answer questions about personal details such as the place of residence and belongings.
  • Can hold a simple conversation in Croatian if the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

A2 - Elementary:

  • Understands frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance like personal and family information.
  • Can communicate in routine situations requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar matters.
  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and immediate needs.

B1 - Intermediate:

  • Understands the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in everyday situations.
  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where Croatian is spoken.
  • Can produce simple, connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • Can describe events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give explanations for opinions and plans.

B2 - Independent:

  • Understands the main ideas of complex Croatian text on both concrete and abstract topics.
  • Interaction with native Croatian speakers can happen with fluency and spontaineity and without strain for either party.
  • Can produce clear text on a wide variety of subjects and expose a point of view given the various options.

C1 - Advanced:

  • Understands a wide range of demanding, longer Croatian texts, and recognizes implicit meaning.
  • Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • Can use Croatian flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • Can produce detailed, well-structured text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns and connectors.

C2 - Proficient:

  • Easily understands virtually everything heard or read in Croatian.
  • Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources and reconstruct arguments in a coherent presentation.
  • Expresses him/herself spontaneously, fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in complex situations.

Interested in this course?

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  • Learn at your own pace

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