The history of the Czech Republic can take pride in many famous names. Today, we decided to take a close look at one of the most phenomenal people in the history of the Czech Republic, Karel IV ( Charles IV). Karel IV was born on the 14th of May in 1316 and became a member of the House of Luxembourg (father’s side) and the Czech House of Přemyslid (mother’s side). His dad was the King John of Bohemia and his mother was the Elizabeth of Bohemia. Originally, Karel was named Wenceslaus (Vacláv) after his grandfather (King Wenceslaus II). However, he decided to honor his uncle instead (King Charles IV of France). Charles had spent approximately 7 years at his court
Prague is known for its gorgeous tiny streets, magnificent castles and breathtaking views. However, as much as we might want it to be, not everything about Prague is purely positive. The popularity of the city among foreigners has led to some unpleasant issues such as pickpocketing, unfair services, fake currency changes, and others. What should you do to avoid those issues? Worry no more – we gathered things you should be wary of when in Prague to ensure you have a pleasant and safe stay – or life here! 1. Exchange Places The first place to avoid in Prague are unfair exchange companies situated all over the city. If you’ve been living in Prague for a while, you know that
Olomouc, September 10th, 2020 By: Lingua Centrum The school year has started, bringing us a lot of responsibilities. For many children, as well as their parents, one of them is learning foreign languages. Foreign languages are (in most cases) compulsory from the third grade at elementary schools. Some children, however, have a strong dislike towards learning languages. Nevertheless, to be able to communicate in foreign languages, especially in English, is vital for the successful preparation for the future. So how to motivate young children to learn a foreign language we ourselves might not speak? Tip 1: The Sooner You Start Learning, The Better English is needed practically everywhere nowadays and its knowledge can be crucial for getting a job.