Blog - Czech for Foreigners

I am a full-time mum, which means that I work twenty-four hours per day. That´s why every year I look forward to my summer holidays, which I spend in intensive Czech language course in the Czech Language Training. For you to understand, I spend it actively, as a teacher. After all, why go to Spain, Turkey, Brazil or even Israel, when representatives of these cultures can come to you in Prague? (I really had all these nationalities in my class during the summer holidays.) And why look for last minute deals on the internet when your profession often conveys such last minute deal, and at...

Christmas lessons are usually quite popular in language schools with students at all levels. A beginner enjoys the new terms, which undoubtedly include words such as "jmelí (mistletoe)", "vánočka (Christmas cake)" or "cukroví (Christmas sweets)", the advanced student can take advantage of the full range of his vocabulary and talk about the traditions and customs of his native country. The lecturer is satisfied that the lesson is carried out in a pleasant and sometimes even festive spirit and there is no need to stress out over the grammatical phenomena of the Czech language. So much for...

Dear students, We again bring you the already fourth issue of our newsletter created from the texts of our students. This issue focuses on the current topics of spring holidays: Easter, "Walpurgis Night" and public holidays – May the 1st and the 8th. You can thus read an Easter cartoon created on a special session during an intensive course, you can learn more about celebrating Easter in the Czech Republic but also in the countries of our students, and last but not least, do quizzes about other above mentioned holidays. We also want the magazine to became a voluntary part of...

The first of the monthly, Friday thematic lessons was held in April 2014. It focused on Czech Easter customs, and a total of six students and two small children participated in the lesson. The thematic lessons will continue every month and students of all nationalities, levels and ages are welcome! This particular lesson was all about getting to know about the lives of Czech people (including Czech food, Czech history, public holidays, etc.). Naturally, we don´t avoid relevant vocabulary or grammar, but everything included is focused on the given lesson topic. In addition, courses are...