Teaching Business English in Prague: Understanding and Motivating Students at Their Workplace


Teaching Business English in PragueAssisting Czechs with their English skills encompasses much more than preparing and teaching a good lesson. As the OnTESOL course explains, “In-Company” ESL classes are often required and paid by the employer and many students are not as motivated as those who pay for English lessons themselves. In this article I will provide tips for teaching “In-Company” Business English courses, which is the largest market segment for ESL classes in Prague.

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TESOL Czech Republic: The Job Market in Prague

By Breno Silva, 250-hour TESOL Diploma graduate teaching English in Prague.

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 time and how salutary the opportunity would be.

There are dozens of English schools in Prague, the vast majority offering courses on general English, Business English, and exam preparation. Some are large educational institutions under the umbrella of gargantuan groups, while others are smaller, more personal schools; a few are very reputable and can boast high quality teachers, whereas others, well, not so much. The truth is that amongst all the discrepancies there exist many similarities, and these will be the focus of this first part of a blog series on the TESOL experience in Prague.

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