Bake Czech Christmas cookies

Bake Czech Christmas cookies
The Czechs bake cookies for Christmas. There are small pieces of confectionery. Some families prepare about five kinds of them, others thirty! You can buy it in a shop but if you prepare it by yourselves it will taste better. Try easy recipe for white and dark small balls.… Read more
I want to practise listening and understand Czech
Do you have a problem to understand when the Czech people speak? Then you need to practise listening. But where? If you have lessons tell your teacher and he/she will help you. If you study by yourself here are some tips where to find good records.… Read more
The Czech Republic celebrates 100 years!
The Czech Republic celebrates its birthday: 100 years! Is it an old or a young lady? How did „she“ come into existence? What happened in a hundred-year period? And do you know any of famous Czech people?… Read more
Mít and mýt – can you hear a difference?
How to pronounce correctly in Czech 3: i/y Is Czech pronuncuation a problem for you? I offer you another short training. Today´s topic: vowels i and y.   „Soft“ i and „hard“ y I: Czechs call this letter „soft“ i. Y: And we call this letter „hard“ y. Look at the title of this article and tell me: can you… Read more
21st August 1968 – Sad Czechoslovak Anniversary
21st August 1968 at night: people in Czechoslovakia were sleeping quietly. But they were woken up with a huge noise – airplanes, tanks. The Soviet army entered Czechoslovakia and then stayed here for 22 years. Why? Nobody invited them… Czechoslovakia was a part of a communist bloc but wanted to make its own policy. And the Soviet Union didn´t like… Read more
I want to discover Czechia 2
Tips for trips in CR Are you a foreigner living in the Czech Republic? Discover Czechia and attractive places, interesting people and Czech character. It´s summer – a great time for trips. I offer you a couple of tips where to travel through Czechia.… Read more
Summer Alphabet in e-book
I have a small present for you – e-book the Summer Alphabet. Use summer time, vacation and days off. Start today and learn one „summer“ word a day. You will know 54 new words at the end of August!… Read more
„Saying hello“ everytime and everywhere?
Sometimes students ask me why the Czech so often say hello – „Dobrý den“. They wonder how often they can hear this and I wonder their questions. So what do you know about Czech culture and greetings?… Read more
I want to learn Czech on the Internet 2
You have been learning Czech and would like to use the Internet as well. But there are a lot of programmes, applications… What to choose? What can be helpful? You probably have read a few tips in the first article. Here is the second part and other possibilities.… Read more
To je pro mě španělská vesnice / It is all Greek to me
The Czechs „travel“ to abroad sometimes when they speak Czech. They use „geographic“ phrases: To je pro mě španělská vesnice. Objevil jsi Ameriku. Zmizím po anglicku. Have you heard them? Do you understand them? 1. To je pro mě španělská vesnice. When a Czech says „To je pro mě španělská vesnice“ („It is a Spanish village to me“), it means… Read more