Mari co-founded Czech Courses in 2011 together with her husband Radim. After their first baby (nowadays a grown-up teenager), they had another four kids. If she is not running around one of the three branches in Vinohrady, Letná or Brno, she likes running or walking in a forest to clear her head. She is also a passionate yogi and loves preparing evening meals for her big family. Mari studied journalism and media at FSV UK and film production at FAMU, and she hopes that one day she will have time to sit down and watch all the movies she ever wanted in peace and quiet :-) Mari herself was a foreigner for two years in Newbury, UK, and one year in Grenoble, France, and she remembers very well what and who made her feel comfortable on those partly uncomfortable days. That is why she created Czech Courses, a space where all expats in Prague and Brno can feel welcome and cozy in a good and supportive atmosphere.  
Nikola studied Czech language and literature on Charles University and is getting ready to study Comparative studies. She spent six monthsin Kyiv teaching Czech and preparing students for their language exams. Nikola had the chance to use her Russian skills there, but she would like to devote more time to learn Spanish and German again. Nikola likes to travel, to read and taking care of her plants. She often visits dance and yoga classes. 
Anna came to Prague from a small city in South Bohemia called Vodňany. She studied at Charles University majoring in Czech and English language, so it is an ideal combination for teaching her mother tongue. Anna loves nature and long walks in the forest. She also enjoys discovering southern countries and spending her day by the sea is a perfect way how to relax. She can appreciate good sushi as well as good white wine. During summer, Anna participates in tutoring children at summer camps. Anna is always happy to see her students enjoy the classes.
Lucie studied Czech and Civics in the Faculty of Education at Charles University. She can combine her experience from teaching at both elementary and secondary schools. After some years of teaching, she took a professional break and went traveling. She lived in San Francisco for over a year and afterward, she made a six-month trip across Central America. Lucie´s big passions are literature (she´s an avid reader), music, and nature. Currently, she is devoted to her family, but also to English and Czech- these languages will never stop astonishing her. She loves her lessons, especially the moments when she can follow the small (almost unnoticed) but fundamental success of her students.
Tereza studied English and Social studies at the Faculty of Education at Charles University where she discovered the beauty of teaching. She enjoys travelling and getting to know new cultures. It helped Tereza appreciate her mother tongue Czechwhich she is excited to introduce to her students. Her favourite activity is taking long walks around her hometown Prague because it's one of her favourite cities. She likes to spend her free time with her friends, either going for brunches or listening to some live music. Besides that, Tereza loves cooking, old music, doing yoga and taking care of her plants.
Anna studied Law and Jurisprudence at Charles University in Prague, where she lives and was born, too. She considers teaching Czech as a challenge, but it is a pleasure for her at the same time. She loves decadence, reading, cooking, travelling and art of all kinds, especially literature, music,theatre and cinematography. She can appreciate good wine and beer and the beauty of old times. Annais also very sociable, so you can often find her talking, drinking, singing or dancing with her friends intheir favourite pub.
Jana studied Media studies at Charles University. Apart from Czech teaching, Jana also works as a professional tour guide. She studies French and Italian. Here is a secret tip from her: "Start to speak from the beginning. Don't be afraid to make mistakes. The key part is to let go of your fear and find the courage to speak. That is how your language becomes active." Jana is a very cheerful and passionate teacher and will help you feel good about the Czech language.
Elizabeth has a rich pedagogy experience with children. She started teaching foreigners as a volunteer teacher. Then she found her place at Czech Courses Prague. Elizabeth studied classical piano at the Prague conservatory. She moved to the Czech Republic 8 years ago from Ukraine. Elizabeth is a very patient and compassionate teacher who knows how to make learning a new language effective and fun. Elizabeth is a very easy-going and energetic tutor who enjoys traveling, dancing, and meeting new people. Her favourite place is Paris.
Aneta studied Business English in Zlin, but after a year and a half, she realized that her dream was completely different and decided to make it come true. She spent one year in Britain, where she worked as an au pair and studied English. Travelling became one of her passions, so she left abroad again - this time to Houston, Texas, for 13 months and then New Zealand for 10 months. In the meantime, she also worked as an English tutor in CZ language school. Aneta loves nature, animals, ocean, discovering new places, foreign cultures and cuisine as well as meeting new people along the way.
Anna studied Media Studies at Charles University in Prague. She spent some time travelling and living around the world when she discovered the beauty of the Czech language. Anna speaks English, Russian and French. She likes to test alternative methods of learning as well as new ways of teaching languages. Anna loves spending time in nature around forests and rivers, cuddling animals, painting, practising yoga, cooking and discovering art and new cultures.
Adéla was born in Prague where she studied Italian and Portuguese Philology. During her studies, she spent a year in Portugal where she fell in love with pastel de nata and traditional Portuguese espresso. Then, with her own family, Adéla lived in Ho Chi Minh City enjoying fresh cut coconut and hectic Asian city life. Her passion for languages led Adéla to teach her mother tongue to foreigners. Knowing Czech is not the easiest language, she is always very patient. She loves to laugh together with her students and their every little step and success make her genuinely happy. Apart from languages, Adéla also draws, cooks and loves long walks in nature.
Tereza studied Political Science and International Relations at the Charles University in Prague. After nearly a decade of working for the Indian Embassy in Prague, she decided to switch her career, and teaching Czech seems to be a good choice. Tereza likes dancing, walks in nature, and all four-legged and winged creatures. When teaching, she enjoys making beautiful and lively contact with her students.
Mája is a kind and playful tutor. Her lessons are driven by her longtime experience in improv theatre. Mája knows tons of games which help you to study and bring fun. Her enthusiasm and patience create a friendly atmosphere. Besides teaching, Mája loves spending time in nature. In fact, before discovering her passion for teaching, Mája even studied biology! She also studied Creative Pedagogy at the TheatreFaculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. This helped her developteaching skills. Mája likes singing. And dark chocolate instead of coffee.
Pavlína studied International Relations at Masaryk University. She is passionate about learning about foreign cultures and languages, therefore she decided to share her knowledge about the Czech language and culture with others. In her free time, she likes to play the bass guitar, travel, and volunteer.
Klára studied Special pedagogy at Charles University in Prague. She likes working with people, cooking, dancing meeting new people from all over the world, and discovering various cultures. She is also a lover of art, especially architecture.
Natálie studied International and Diplomatic Studies at VŠE. She loves traveling and getting to know new cultures, languages, gastronomy, and the sea. She enjoys spending time with enthusiastic people, music in all its forms, and summer sunsets. Looking forward to seeing you at my lessons!
After experiencing the life of a foreigner herself, Veronika decided that the right career path for her is to become a tutor of her native language. She enjoys observing the progress of her students. The biggest inspiration for Veronika is her mum, who is also a language teacher. Besides work, Veronika loves hanging out with dogs, art galleries, and good coffee.
Dominika finds learning new languages to be a great way to broaden one's horizons. She has lived in various places in the world and has always tried to learn the local language. Thanks to that, she has met many great people and made lovely memories. She is currently studying anthropology at Charles University, where she is most interested in urban life in its various forms. During Czech lessons, Dominika creates a friendly atmosphere and teaches her students not only the Czech language but also the charm of Czech culture. She very much enjoys the small joys of life, like the smell of fresh coffee, an honest smile, and when her favorite song comes up. She looks forward to seeing you in one of her classes.
Míša studied Adult Education and Personal Management at Charles University. Besides her study, she is interested in ballroom dances and plays the flute. She likes working with people, travelling, getting to know different cultures and Prague. Míša decided to teach so she can motivate and encourage people to learn something new. Fun and friendly atmosphere during her lessons are important to her.
Liv studied Journalism, English philology and Pedagogy at Palacky University in Olomouc. During her studies, she spent some time in England and USA. Later on, Liv worked for an agency specializing in congress tourism, as a travel guide and as a tutor of English for people from top management of several companies in Prague. She loves her profession as a journalist and music critic, exotic countries, Buddhism, cats, walking, the sun, positive people, and of course Czech language. That's why she is happy for the opportunity to teach her beloved language and spread its beauty further. She is also interested in psychology, aromatherapy, face yoga, and therapies leading to life in balance.
Marie studied Political science at Charles University. She likes sports, especially riding a horse, running and hiking. She enjoys travelling, learning new things or reading. She loves to spend time in nature, particularly in the forest or in the mountains and she loves animals as well. Even though Marie was born in Prague, she feels there like a tourist and she enjoys exploring unknown parts of the old city. She likes getting to know different cultures and meeting new people. She enjoys teaching the Czech language. Marie thinks that it is a job with value added, meeting new people from different countries and passing knowledge on. She likes to meet every new student and she admires students' determination to study the Czech language. Satisfied students and friendly atmosphere are the most important for her during her lessons. 
Adéla studied English and Czech at the Faculty of Education at Charles University. She used to teach at a small language school in her hometown, Český Krumlov, where she taught kids English. She would also spend summers tutoring children in language summer camps. In her free time, she is a passionate vinyl collector, she also enjoys long walks around Prague, reading, and practicing yoga.
Sára studied Physics at Charles University in Prague. Though it is different from her field, she loves Czech literature and Czech language in general and it makes her happy to introduce it to other people. She enjoys swimming, maths (really), baking, and going for long walks with her two dogs. She loves music and if there is any kind of concert with free entry in Prague, you will probably see her there.
Radim co-founded Czech Courses in 2011. His focus is on school development school & marketing. In previous years, Radim worked in the corporate world as an internal communications manager, a marketing specialist for Czech public broadcasters, and as an editor for an international news agency. Radim is a graduate of Charles University, where he studied Media and Journalism before spending almost two years in Britain. Besides his family, communication and Czech, his greatest passion is music, especially jazz, as he enjoys playing the trumpet with both modern big bands and little jazz combos.
Matyáš studied Chinese Studies at Charles University in Prague. His interest in foreign languages and cultures led him to focus on his native language. Therefore, he is currently pursuing a degree in Teaching Czech as a Second Language at Charles University. He enjoys literature and reading, and when he has the chance, he likes to bring Czech literature and other authentic texts into his lessons. Apart from books, he loves coffee and tea, walks around Prague, and visiting swimming pools and spas.
Eliška partially grew up in Spain and France and then started studying languages at the Charles University in Prague. She combines journalism with teaching. Sometimes, she even plays some tunes... You can find her on TV and stage, but her place is definitely also in front of the blackboard. Eliška loves explaining Czech grammar in contrast with different languages and in an interactive way. 
Marie was born in Prague and studied Czech and French at the Philosophic Faculty at Charles University. Then she spent 3 years studying Sociology at Université Paris V René Descartes. Upon Marie's arrival from Paris, she worked as a teacher or translator. Marie loves history, theater, traveling, cross-country skiing, and bicycle. Marie is sociable and likes laughing.
Síta loves learning new things, creating, and witnessing improvement. She feels being a teacher gives her all, and finds teaching very inspiring for her language learning. Síta tries to be the teacher she enjoys having herself: respectful, demanding, and creative. Síta studied Philosophy at Glasgow University. She loves creative writing, literature, and languages; her passion for classical music once made her move to Vienna.
Karolína was born in Prague. She studied at an international school in Bosnia and Herzegovina. For one semester, Karolína studied and traveled with the US university CSU. Upon her arrival in Prague, she started to teach the Czech language to help foreigners settle down in a new place and make this process fun. She likes to dance, hike in the mountains, sew clothes, and travel to different cultures to meet interesting people. Apart from the Czech language, Karolína also likes biology and chemistry. You can see Karolína in small Prague cafés or parks with friends enjoying a cup of hot chocolate or doing something new that would challenge her limits.

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