Guy Fawkes day

Guy Fawkes day
Guy Fawkes was a member of a Roman Catholic gang of rebels. They were unhappy with the terrible way the Protestant rule, led by King James I, were treating the Catholics in England. The gang planned the famous Gunpowder Plot, in which they tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament with the king and...

Názvy dnů v týdnu

Názvy dnů v týdnu
Pondělí je tradičně nejneoblíbenějším dnem, pátek zase všichni vítají (až na ten třináctého). Přemýšlet nad tím, proč se pátek jmenuje pátek a středa nazývá středou, asi nebudete dlouho. Jak vzniklo pojmenování pro pondělí už tak úplně jasné není. A jak je tomu v angličtině, němčině, francouzštině a jiných jazycích?

October review a soutěž

October review a soutěž
Říjnová soutěž je tady! Complete these sentences using the most suitable expressions from the box. Put the verb into the correct form where necessary.Chcete vyhrát dárkový balíček v hodnotě 750 kč? Procvičte svoji angličtinu, odpovězte na otázky a výhra může být vaše. Další informace v článku.

Kate´s diary – part 10 (phrases with go)

Kate´s diary - part 10 (phrases with go)
Dear Diary, I can’t believe I’ve been in Prague nearly a year! Last year this time I was working in Bristol and to be honest, I was really bored. I’m so happy I decided to change things and go on this year abroad. And Prague was a great choice! So much has happened in this...

Complaining – letter

Complaining - letter
Dear Sir/Madam:I am writing to complain about the quality of product and level of service I received from your company. Your advertisement states that ‘at AutoPro Car Rentals the customer is number one’. However, I found this not to be the case.

Autumm

Autumm
For many people, autumn is a magical time of year. The heat of the summer is gone, but the days are still warm enough to enjoy. The evenings are bit cooler, and a sweater is usually necessary. The world also begins to change in very beautiful ways. The leaves begin to turn bright orange, red...

September review a soutěž

September review a soutěž
Zářijová soutěž je tady! Complete these sentences using the most suitable expressions from the box. Put the verb into the correct form where necessary.Chcete vyhrát dárkový balíček v hodnotě 750 kč? Procvičte svoji angličtinu, odpovězte na otázky a výhra může být vaše. Další informace v článku.

Kate’s diary – part 9 (phrases with give)

Kate’s diary – part 9 (phrases with give)
Dear Diary,This morning, I found Brad in the kitchen looking sad and depressed. I asked him why and he said that his girlfriend wanted to leave him. She even gave back the ring he bought for her. This means it must be serious because it cost him a lot of money!

A job interview – dialogue

A job interview - dialogue
John Smith is an English teacher and has come for an interview with a Prague language school for a teaching position. Here is an extract from the interview with the Director of Studies (DOS).

David Beckham

David Beckham
David Beckham was born on May 2nd 1975 in London, England. His father encouraged him to play football seriously when he was still at school and he trained with several different youth teams. He later joined Manchester United football team and became well known for being able to pass the ball accurately to other players...