Entries by Breno

Czech Republic Visa for Non-EU English Teachers

Nowadays English teachers in the Czech republic are primarily coming from US, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. In this article, I will give you an overview on different kinds of work visas and a few tips to help you be better prepared for the local job market.

Challenges of Teaching Business English One-to-One in Prague

In this article we will focus on teaching Business English in a one-to-one setting. When teaching English abroad, it is very important to understand the context where the lessons take place, who the students are, their needs, who pays for their lessons and why. Most of the BE one-to-one students are in fact not interested […]

Teaching Grammar to Czechs – Overcoming Their Language Difficulties

In Prague, foreign teachers are in charge of students who already have some control of the English language, typically a minimum of B1 or more advanced A2 (for those who are not familiar with the Common European Framework, they mean pre-intermediate and intermediate, respectively). A1 learners (basic), on the other hand, are the responsibility of […]

TESOL Czech Republic: The Job Market in Prague

By Breno Silva, 250-hour TESOL Diploma graduate teaching English in Prague. I first came to Prague as a tourist and fell so much in love with its history, cobbled backstreets and picturesque landscapes that I decided to move in and teach English here. Little did I know what was in store for me at that […]