Czech Language Exam And Materials For The Purposes Of The Granting Of Citizenship Of The Czech Republic

Original Language Title: Zkouška z českého jazyka a reálií pro účely udělování občanství ČR

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of 17 May. December 2013

about the proof of knowledge of the Czech language and Czech culture and institutions for the purpose of

the granting of citizenship of the Czech Republic

The Ministry of education, youth and sports, in agreement with the Ministry of

of the Interior shall determine pursuant to section 78 of the Act No. 186/2013 Coll., citizenship

The Czech Republic and amending some laws (law on citizenship

The United States):

§ 1

The subject of the edit

This Decree regulates the granting of nationality for the purposes of the United

of the Republic of

and the extent of knowledge of the Czech language) (hereinafter referred to as "knowledge of the language"), and a range of

Basic knowledge of the constitutional system of the Czech Republic and a base

the orientation of the cultural-social, geographical and historical facts

The Czech Republic (hereinafter referred to as "knowledge of the facts"),

(b) the organization tests for more rules) of a language and culture and institutions, including the

examination regulations and publication of information about its organization,

(c) the proof of completion) model tests of language and culture and institutions (hereinafter referred to as

the "document")

(d)) language tests, which without further replaced by the linguistic part of the test

of language and culture and institutions (hereinafter referred to as "equivalent language test").

The extent of knowledge of the language and culture and institutions

§ 2

(1) requires the knowledge of the language at least at level B1 of the common

European framework of reference for languages.

(2) the scope of the knowledge referred to in paragraph 1 shall include the following skills:

and understanding of the main ideas understandable) standard input information

the common themes, in particular, employment, school, leisure,

(b)) engaging without preparation into conversation on familiar topics or topics

relating to everyday life, describe experiences and events, dreams,

hopes and objectives and a brief explanation of and justification for their views and wishes and

(c)) write a simple coherent text on known topics or topics

from the area of his interests.

§ 3

(1) knowledge of the facts, as is required at a level corresponding to the level of the basic

Education ^ 1).

(2) the scope of the knowledge referred to in paragraph 1 shall include the following areas:

and civil basis, in particular) the fundamentals of the constitutional system of the Czech Republic,

State symbols, economic and political position of the United States in

Europe, the foundations of the legal order of the Czech Republic, the basics of management

money in the Czech Republic and basic orientation in practical life,

(b)) the basic geographical information about the Czech Republic, in particular about its

regions and the basic geographical, demographic and economic

characteristics, and

(c)) of the underlying historical and cultural information about the Czech Republic, in particular

of key events and personalities of the past and present, State

holidays and significant days, cultural and historical monuments.

Test of language and culture and institutions

§ 4

(1) the Ministry of education, youth and Sport ensures the publication of

sample written test) for the written form of the language part of the exam,

(b) situations of communication for the list) of the oral forms of language tests


(c)) the task list and sample written test for part of the f test.

(2) a person authorized to carry out the test ("test

the institution ") exposes the information about

and applications and method) the minimum time,

apply before the chosen term exams (§ 5 para. 2),

(b) the amount and conditions of payment) payment for examination, if required,

c) organization tests and

(d) the consequences of the delayed filing of the application) to the test (§ 5 para. 2),

the delayed appearance of the test (§ 6 (2)), and, if it is behind the venue

the test required consideration, also on the procedure for its non-payment.

(3) the publication referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall be carried out in a manner allowing

remote access with at least 30 days in advance.

(4) test the institution provides appropriate measures to promote the justified

the specific needs of candidates, in particular for health reasons or because of

child care preschool. For health reasons shall be supported by a medical

confirmation, unless it is a test of the institution is not required.

§ 5

(1) the tenderer is logging on to the test, indicating the selected date and

test site; further, indicating whether it is logging on to both parts of the test

(section 7 (1)) or just one.

(2) the application shall be filed not later than 7 days before the first day of the selected

the term using the electronic form accessible way

allowing remote access. The candidates, who declares that he is not able to

fill in the electronic form, in accordance with his election will provide the appropriate

assistance in filling in the electronic form or the possibility of the personal

filing of the application on the printed form.

(3) if the term free, timely application to the test institution commits;

lazy can confirm according to time and organisational options. If

the term occupied, the test does not confirm the application and shall notify the institution of the

the nearest available dates for the test place. Confirmation by the phrase

the first and second sentence communication always have a text form, preferably

the form of a message to the e-mail address given by the applicant.

§ 6

(1) the tenderer's approach to the test (for the language exam held

in written form, to the linguistic part of the exam held in oral form, to the

f) based on the confirmed entries in that time and the test

place. The tenderer is obliged to attend in advance according to the information of the

the organization tests [article 4, paragraph 2 (b), (c))]; a bidder who was late,

You can allow access by time and organisational options.

(2) if the examination is required for consideration, you can access the tenderer to

the test subject to its partial or complete payment.

§ 7

(1) the examination shall consist of

and parts held) language in written and oral form,

(b)) part f, held in written form.

(2) in writing means written test. The oral form of means


(3) the award of a language part held in written form is based on a sample

test in accordance with section 4, paragraph 4. 1 (b). and specify the language section) held oral

the form shall not deviate from the list of situations under section 4 (4). 1 (b). (b)).

Enter the section f shall not depart from the task list, pursuant to section 4, paragraph 4. 1

(a). (c)) and is based on the standard test in accordance with section 4, paragraph 4. 1 (b). (c)).

(4) the tests are non-public.

(5) the test procedure shall be governed by the examination regulations set out in annex 1 to the

This Decree.

(6) on the tests, the results of the dossier formed by

and the applicant on the application form) the term,

b) recording the Ark, in which the candidates written solution written form

the tests,

(c) the test protocol) which records the progress of the whole test

including reviews.

(7) the Documentation referred to in paragraph 6 of the stores the test institution for a period of 3

years of age.

§ 8

(1) test result is evaluated separately for the part and the part of the

facts indicating that the candidate had succeeded, or failed.

(2) to success in language section you need to succeed in both oral and written form

a total of at least 60%. To success in writing you need to succeed

at least 50% in one of the circuits [article 4 (1) (a)) of the test

procedure referred to in annex 1 of this order], and at the same time from at least 60% in the

each of the remaining two circuits. To success in oral form must be

at least 60% to succeed.

(3) to success in the areas you need to succeed at least 60% combined.

§ 9

Applicants who are guilty of an apparent test irregularities

cancels the peace or other seriously or repeatedly breaches the trial

of procedure, the relevant part of the test is terminated with the fact that he failed.

§ 10

(1) the tenderer who held both parts of the examination, and in one, takes place

only this part again.

(2) the tenderer, in the language section of the test has succeeded only in one form

This part takes place again in both forms.

§ 11

(1) Applicants who successfully performed both or one part of the test, it shall issue

test institution. Form of the document is given in annex 2 to this

the Decree.

(2) a document shall be made out on a form 210 x 297/mm

provided on each side of a gray background printing with the motif of a small State

character and Linden leaves.

(3) in the header of the document shall state the name and address of the test institutions and

the site and test site. As registration

the document number is the number under which this person keeps track of the release

the document gives an unmistakable in their documentation designation

issue of the document given to a natural person.

(4) on the outcome of the test, in a document stating that the applicant succeeded in language

section, or in the materials, or in the language part i part f.

(5) on the document further indicating name, surname and function head

the employee responsible for the implementation of the test. Issue of the document is

signature and stamp of this employee evaluation

of the institution.

§ 12

(1) the failure of the venue of one or both parts of the exam will issue test

the institution of the applicant a written acknowledgement, if requested.

(2) the certificate referred to in paragraph 1 shall contain at least the name and address of the

trial institution, indicate the appropriate site and test site

and test dates.

section 13 of the

Equivalent language test

Language tests are equivalent:

and) leaving certificate examination from the Czech language ^ 2)

(b)) the State language Czech language exam undertaken at a language school

with the law of the State language exam ^ 3),

(c)) the State final examination, the State's rigorous test or State

examination carried out at the University in the framework of the program of study

made in the Czech language ^ 4),

d) exam from Czech language as a foreign language for level B1 or

later, certified by the Association of language testers in Europe

(ALTE) and carried out by a full member of this Association.

§ 14

The effectiveness of the

This Decree shall enter into force on 1 January 2000. January 2014.

The Minister

Prof. RNDr. Štys, CSc., r.

Annex 1

Test procedure for test of language and culture and institutions

General provisions

Article. 1

An examination of the language and culture and institutions being brought the trial institutions pursuant to §

70 of the Citizenship Act and the Decree on the proof of knowledge of the Czech

language and Czech culture and institutions for the purpose of granting of the nationality of the United

Republic (hereinafter the "Decree"), applicants, validates the required adoption

the extent of knowledge of the language and scope of knowledge of the facts, for the purpose of granting

State citizenship of the Czech Republic.

Article. 2

1. the institutions shall ensure that in the performance Test permissions to carry out tests of

language and culture and institutions (hereinafter referred to as "test")

and good local and temporal) availability of tests, including the possibility of candidates

held part and part of the culture in written form in one place and

the date,

(b) sufficient information seekers) organisation and during the test and

about their rights and obligations, taking into account the language

skills of the applicants,

(c)) organized, clean, dignified and just the progress of the test,

(d) respect for the justified specific needs) of each of the candidates.

2. the test institution issues instructions in order to meet

the obligations referred to in paragraph 1.

Article. 3

1. the Applicant is obliged to, before the test (before the language

part in writing, before the language part of the oral form even before the

the holding of part of the facts) to register. When registering, verifying the identity of

the applicant and, where applicable, the payment of remuneration; When you first register on the

the term exams the candidate receives an unmistakable code. According to the organisation

instructions and local conditions, the applicant is required to submit to verification

identity after registering (for example, after entering the test room

remote from the place of the registration).

2. the Applicant is obliged to comply with the test also other organizational

the guidelines referred to in article 2, paragraph 2, including how to turn off

electronic equipment and luggage and other items

unnecessary to perform the test.

3. the Applicant is obliged to act fairly when a test and to refrain from

the distortion of its progress.

4. During the test, the candidate performs under a code, which received in accordance with

paragraph 1 second sentence after the semicolon.

Article. 4

Special provisions for the test held in written form

1. Exam held in written form consists

and in the case of a language part) of these headings:

1) reading comprehension,

2) listening comprehension,

3) writing,

(b) in the case of part f) of these circuits, the corresponding areas

According to § 3 (2). 2 of the Decree:

1) civil basis (16 jobs in particular to the following topics: everyday

life-citizen, the State and the law-citizen and money-work and entrepreneurship),

2) basic geographical information about the Czech Republic (7 jobs in particular, to the

following topics: location and natural conditions-the socio-economic and

the socio-cultural context-Czech Republic in international


3) fundamental historical and cultural information about the Czech Republic (7 jobs

in particular, the following topics: the middle ages and the modern period-20. century and


2. the maximum number of candidates per employee test institutions

responsible for the supervision of is 15.

3. candidates start and stop work on the instruction. Commit time

entering and recording sheet (a gradual hand-over entering and recording

sheets) is written on the Board.

4. During the test, candidates

a) may not leave the examination room except for breaks,

(b)) shall not use electronic devices, books or dictionaries; solution

tests are only written to the record sheet; notes can only do

on sheets of paper bearing the stamp of the test institutions

(c)) at the appropriate time shall enter and record sheet (gradually

shall enter and answer sheets).

5. Test held in writing takes

and in the case of a language part) within a maximum of 3 hours; in this part of the exam must

be included at least one break of at least 15 minutes; the inclusion of

breaks in advance applicants with Announces,

(b) in the case of section f) within a maximum of 45 minutes; in this part of the test,

breaks not included.

6. the result of tests held in written form be evaluated sequentially two

the evaluators, the second of which verifies and possibly repairs reviews first.

The evaluators shall be entered into the test report evaluation and effect is


Article. 5

Special provisions for the test held in oral form

1. Exam held in oral form is like a job interview on a winning theme.

2. Conducts the interview the investigator for the permanent presence of two raters.

Job rotation of the investigator and assessor is allowable only if it is a

the various candidates.

3. the Applicants access to the test, as a rule, in the order in which the

presenting; ensure priority order in support of justified

the specific needs of the applicant is not affected. Candidates in the order of draw

the topics of the interview; winning topics are deleted until all

themes; then repeats the same draw rules.

4. During the test (from the draw of the topic to the end of the interview)

the candidate must not leave the examination room.

5. Interview takes not less than 15 and not more than 20 minutes. The interview takes place without


6. the result of tests held in oral form evaluates the two assessors after

expression of the investigator's brochure; When the non-conformity of the evaluators decided representation

the investigator. The evaluators shall be entered into the test report evaluation and

effect is their signature.

Annex 2

The pattern of evidence of passing either or one part of the exam from language


1) § 45 para. 1 Act No. 561/2004 Coll. on pre-school, primary,

secondary, higher vocational and other education (the Education Act), as amended by


2) § 77 to 82 Education Act.

3) § 110 Education Act.

4) § 45 para. 3, § 46 para. 3 and § 47 para. 4 Act No. 111/1998 Coll., on

universities and amending and supplementing other acts (the Act on the high

schools), as amended.