INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2016-2017

SYLLABUS
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 59

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Izudin Tatarević, Senior Teaching Assistant Izudin Tatarević Izudin Tatarević, Senior Teaching Assistant
[email protected] [email protected] no email

The purpose of this course is to teach Bosnian language basics at the beginner level.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
Highly personalized course designed to improve knowledge of Bosnian language and communication and language skills. The objective is to achieve the level of language that would create confidence to communicate in Bosnian with clients, suppliers and colleagues.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  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. Answering on questions What date is...? When it happened? and exercise for ordinal numbers
  9. SVO order in Bosnian language, order in declarative and interrogative sentences

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Presentation
    • Discussions and group work
    • Use of educational films
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz
    Homework
    Midterm Exam(s)
    Presentation
    Attendance
    Final Exam1
    Total: 0
    Learning outcomes
    • Speak Bosnian with confidence
    • Interact more confidently when visiting a Bosnian-speaking region or dealing with Bosnian speakers
    • Build rapport and strengthen relationships with Bosnian-speaking colleagues and clients through a show of interest in the Bosnian language and culture
    • Demonstrate goodwill and facilitate international communication at both a personal and organizational level
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • - Gramatika bosanskoga jezika, Dževad Jahić i Senahid Halilović, 2002.
    • - Bosanski jezik, Priručnik za strance, Minela Kerla, Nermina Alihodžić-Usejnovski,2013.
    • - Bosanki jezik kao strani jezik,Zenaida Karavdić, Sarajevo 2011.
    • -Hrvatski za početnike 1, Hrvatska sveučilišna naklada, Zagreb, 2006.

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)14228
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week)111
    Final Examination(1 week)111
    Preparation for Midterm Examination155
    Preparation for Final Examination11010
    Assignment / Homework/ Project14114
    Seminar / Presentation 0
    Total Workload: 59
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 2