Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management

Code Name Level Year Semester
BOS 101 Bosnian Language I Undergraduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Non-area Elective 2 + 2 90 Bosnian and Enshgli

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Izudin Tatarević, Senior Teaching Assistant Izudin Tatarević Izudin Tatarević, Senior Teaching Assistant
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Basic communication (understanding and speaking) in Bosnian language
Understanding the structure of Bosnian language

  1. Learn how to say „Hello“ and acquaint; the classes of nouns (muški, ženski, srednji rod)
  2. Personal pronouns (in the first case), introducing oneself: I
  3. Terminology about the faculty, exercise with cross-words; numbers 1-10 with little short song about the numbers; first information about plural
  4. Numbers 11-10.000; speaking exercise about numbers by phone number, prices; demonstrative pronouns
  5. Introducing the collocations about the speaker
  6. Place and sort of accent in Bosnian words; filling out the forms with basic information (name, surname, date and place of birth...)
  7. Introducing the question-word (what, where, when...); ordinal numbers and classes of adjectives (muški, ženski, srednji rod)
  8. Mid-term
  9. Answering on questions What date is...? When it happened? and exercise for ordinal numbers
  10. SVO order in Bosnian language, order in declarative and interrogative sentences
  11. Three ways of forming present tense in Bosnian language and recognizing what way will be used with what verb; making simple sentences with verb in present tense
  12. Collocations to express doubt, uncertainty or ignorance about something
  13. Collocations to ask about the way and where to find something; adverbs left, right, straight, back; Genitive and some of its use (with prepositions iz, od, do)


    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Case Studies
    • Recitation
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)40
    Final Exam150
    Total: 95
    Learning outcomes
    • To understand what some text is about.
    • To make the simple sentences in everyday conversation
    • Minela Kerla, Nermina Alihodžić-Usejnovski, Bosanski jezik, komunikacijski priručnik za strance sa zadacima i vježbama, Sarajevi, 2013.
    • Zenaida Karavdić, Bosanski jezik kao strani jezik, IBU, Sarajevo, 2011.

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)24590
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
    Final Examination(1 week) 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination 0
    Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
    Seminar / Presentation 0
    Total Workload: 90
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 4