Kate’s diary – part 2 (phrases with TAKE)

Kate’s diary – part 2 (phrases with TAKE)
Dear Diary,I finally got a teaching job! It’s at a language school in the centre (it should be easy to take the metro directly there) that teaches many languages, not just English. The Director wants me to take over a few classes from another teacher who is leaving Prague.

The office – email

The office - email
Dear Mr. Randolph, Firstly, I would like to congratulate you on your new position in our company and say that we’re looking forward to your arrival in Prague. I hope you won’t miss London too much! Everything has been prepared for you and I just wanted to tell you a little about what to expect.

Jak to mluvíte? To je katastrofa!

Jak to mluvíte? To je katastrofa!
Himl hergot, donr vetr, krucifix! Než tohle stačíte říct, už jste na zemi. V minulém díle byla řeč o sněhové kalamitě, dnes o tom, jak to vypadá venku na chodnících v posledních několika dnech. Respektive o tom, co se může stát, když nedáváte bacha na to, kam šlapete.

Ice hockey

Ice hockey
Ice hockey (sometimes just called hockey) is a very popular winter sport that is played in many countries. No one is exactly sure where or when the sport was invented, but the first official match, with two teams and a final score, was played in Montreal, Canada in 1875. 

Kate’s diary – part 1 (phrases with GET)

Kate’s diary – part 1 (phrases with GET)
Dear Diary,My first week living in Prague has been interesting! I got up really late this morning because of our new flat-mate, Brad. He made so much noise in the night because he got home very late and tried to make an omelette in the kitchen. 

Hlavně zbrkle nešlajfuj!

Hlavně zbrkle nešlajfuj!
Tak to je rada, kterou asi slýchá v poslední době hodně lidí. Venku totiž nejen že není žádný hic, ale mrzne, sněží a silnice se tak proměnily v nebezpečná kluziště.  

Present simple vs. continuous

Present simple vs. continuous
Present Simple We use Present Simple to talk about long-term or repeated actions. We normally use this tense to talk about our profession, hobbies, routines and habits. We often use this tense with an adverb of frequency or with another time expression.

Slevy, bankroty a kšefty

Slevy, bankroty a kšefty
Začátek nového roku. To je období novoročních předsevzetí, ale také povánočních slev. Někdy až o 75 procent nižší cifry na cenovkách zboží. Takovému lákadlu spousta lidí jednoduše neodolá.

New Year’s resolutions

New Year’s resolutions
One of the traditions when celebrating the beginning of a new year is setting out New Year‘s  resolutions. On New Year’s Day we can see a lot of people holding a glass of champagne and saying sentences such as “I want to lose 15 kilos.” or “I want to give up smoking.” 

Christmas

Christmas
Christmas is the most important holiday for our family. It is a great opportunity to meet all my aunts and uncles, cousins and other family members. We take turns in holding the Christmas family party and so we meet somewhere else every year.