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Breakthrough (Beginner Level 1 – A1)


This level is intended for absolute beginners. The classes with language instructors are held every day. There are 15 classes per week (3 forty-five-minute classes a day, excluding Saturdays and Sundays).


Lectures include the material intended for the Breakthrough (Beginner Level 1 – A1) level:

  • spelling and pronunciation: the basics of pronunciation of all phonemes of standard Serbian; Cyrillic and Latin script;
  • grammar: present tense, past tense, nominative, genitive, accusative and locative cases – singular and plural, basic meanings and use; personal, possessive and demonstrative pronouns; adjectives, comparison of adjectives;
  • vocabulary: food and drink, money and shopping, clothes, family;
  • communication: introducing yourself and others; making a phone call; in the supermarket, exchange office and restaurant.

TEACHING MATERIAL Student’s Book Naučimo srpski — Let's Learn Serbian 1, with the workbook and a CD with listening exercises, created by Isidora Bjelaković and Jelena Vojnović, and published by the Faculty of Philosophy.


A1 Per day Per week Winter semester Spring semester
Number of classes 3 15 210 240


a1 Number of weeks Total number of classes Number of students per group
1 2 / 3 4 - 8
Winter semester 14 210 2.100 € 840 € 630 €
Spring semester 16 240 2.400 € 960 € 720 €

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