Blog - Czech for Foreigners

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...

Dear students, for those cold winter days we bring you the third issue of our bulletin created from the texts of our students. This issue features a survey on how our students study Czech, a dramatic piece about the hardships in public restrooms, and last but not least a recipe for traditional Japanese dish "NIKUJAGA". We also want the magazine to become a voluntary part of your learning. We have tried to enrich the texts by special tasks, which will further help you improve your Czech. We hope that the magazine will bring you both entertainment and inspiration for further...

On our intensive course you spend two weeks (but you can continue for longer) within a small group of students who speak Czech to the same level as you. Every day of the course, you manage two 90 minutes lessons with a break between the lessons. The break allows you to fill up your energy tank, enjoy a cup of coffee or have a chat with somebody from the class.

As a student of Czech language and literature at Charles University, I have always wanted to experience a lesson of “Czech for foreigners”. I thus contacted the Director of the Czech Language Training, Miroslav Kašpárek and arranged to participate in a sample lesson at his language school that focuses on teaching Czech to foreigners.