Whether you require an intensive one-to-one Czech course at our London training centre or a tailored group Czech course at your place of work, Communicaid can provide you and your organisation with a Czech language course that meets your needs. With training centres in London, Paris, Frankfurt and New York providing countrywide coverage and partner organisations worldwide, Communicaid is uniquely placed to be your local, national and international training partner for Czech language courses.
Our Czech courses are highly personalised and have been developed to improve your Czech language and communication skills, whether your focus is social, business, financial, diplomatic or military.
Benefits of our Czech language course
A Communicaid Czech language course will provide you with the ability to:
- Speak Czech with confidence
- Interact more confidently when visiting the Czech Republic
- Demonstrate good will and facilitate international communication at both a personal and
- Build rapport and strengthen relationships with Czech counterparts and clients through a
show of interest in the Czech language and culture
Who should attend our Czech school
A Communicaid Czech language training course is suitable for:
- Anyone working with Czech national or the Czech Republic
- Anyone planning to relocate to the Czech Republic and wishing to attend a Czech course in
order to prepare in advance for their assignment or posting
- Business professionals conducting business regularly with Czech nationals who wish to build
rapport and strengthen relationships by attending a Czech course
- Government and non-governmental agency representatives working in the Czech Republic
who need to be able to communicate at all levels
Czech course content
The content and format of your Czech course will depend on your profession, proficiency in Czech and objectives. Whether beginner, survival, intermediate or advanced, key areas covered in all our Czech courses include:
- Spoken fluency
- Pronunciation and accent
- Listening comprehension skills
- Reading comprehension skills
- Telephone skills in Czech
- Email skills in Czech
- Sector-specific terminology
- Presentation & negotiation skills
Czech training is available seven days a week, 365 days a year. Language training takes place between 08:00 and 20:00 although training is also available outside of these hours upon request.
Suitable tailored and published materials will be used throughout your Czech course, with recommendations on self-study material and extra reading made at the beginning and throughout the duration of your course.
We offer a variety of training formats for your Czech course – from intensive, weeklong courses to extensive, modular lessons. Appropriate formats will be discussed during your diagnostic consultancy (please click here to read more about our approach).
Czech course trainer
All Communicaid Czech trainers are native speakers with at least 3 years’ professional Czech training experience. In addition to relevant academic and linguistic qualifications and experience, many of our Czech trainers also possess considerable exposure and expertise in the professional world.
Your Czech trainer will be assigned to you following the results of your diagnostic consultancy according to your objectives and areas of focus. Detailed below is a sample profile of a member of our Czech training team.
RH is the Vice-Chairperson of the British Czech and Slovak Association. Since 1995 RH has freelanced in Czech language teaching. As well as commercial work, RH delivered Czech courses to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and other British Government departments such as the DTI and DoE (former DfES). Before this, RH was employed as a staff Translator/Interpreter at Unisys on a project for Ceska Sporitelna. RH has also taught Czech courses to employees of Unisys. Before moving into language teaching and translating, RH worked for the Foreign Trade Corporation in Prague before moving to London in 1970, where she began working as a Secretary and then a Sales and Exhibitions Officer.
ceština – Facts about the Czech language
The official language of the Czech Republic, Czech is spoken by approximately 12 million native speakers worldwide, of which 10 million are from the Czech Republic. Other major communities of Czech speakers can be found in the United States, Canada, Germany and Slovakia.
Part of the west Slavic group of languages, the Czech language is closely related to Slovak and, to a lesser degree, Polish. Four major groups of Czech dialects exists: Bohemian, Central Moravian (Hana), Eastern Moravian, and Silesian, all of which are mutually intelligible.
The dialect of Prague, the capital of the country, forms the basis for Standard Czech and is the language of government administration, education and the media. It exists alongside Common Czech, the colloquial spoken language.