Cyril and Methodius are two brothers who brought education, language, and, most importantly, culture to the Czech Republic. It is their day to shine today, so tune in and discover the beauty of Slavic culture, thriving for decades like a phoenix.  Who are Cyril and Methodius?  Cyril and Methodius were two brothers born and raised in Thessalonica before they decided to change the world and make it a better place. Some people believe that the brothers were Slavs. Others claim, on the other hand, that they were authentically Greek. Even today, no one knows whose theory was the right one. So, we will stick to the synergy of Slavic and Greek ethnicity-inclusivity in everything!  Even though Cyril and Methodius areRead more.

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The following article contains imaginary scenes partially based on historical facts.  It was shortly after noon, 26th of August, 1278. The King of Iron and Gold paced his royal tent expecting news. When he heard the steps, he knew it must have been the Lord Milota of Dedic. The knight entered the tent and bowed. ‘’Did the Lord Zavis of Falkentein arrive?’’ – asked the King. ‘’Your majesty, I am afraid, he will not’’ –  the metallic sound of disquiet was noticeable in Milota’s voice. For all these years, rebellious Falknesteiner has been exceptionally disobedient to his king. He allied with an enemy. He betrayed the king when he and his army were so needed. He let him down soRead more.

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By: Lesensky.cz Even thirty years after the revolution, graduates are still groping in language skills. They communicate in English, with only little interest in other languages. Although there has been some natural progress in developing language proficiency over the last thirty years, Czechs seem to be still lagging behind. According to the Czech Statistical Office (CZSO), about half of the population in the Czech Republic can communicate in English, however, only a quarter of the population has better than basic knowledge. Almost a third of the population speaks no foreign language at all, and the situation is not much better at universities either.   According to the international Eurostudent VII survey from 2019, which deals with socio-economic dimensions of students’Read more.