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Czech language courses

Czech Center offer Czech language courses taught by a professional native Czech teacher. The courses take place once a week at CCNY within 8 consecutive weeks.

The info session with registration and a short introduction into the courses will be held on September 14th at 11AM.


Mon    19:00      intermediate
Tue        18:30      beginners ll
Wed       19:30      intermediate
Thu        19:00      beginners l
Sat         11:00     beginners ll  
              13:00     intermediate

Fee: $280

Note: Complete beginners will need a textbook Basic Czech I: Third Revised and Updated Edition December 15th 2014 - by Ana Adamovicova and Darina Ivanovova which can be found online or in most major bookstores. 

Register via emailinfo@czechcenter.com 
(Please inform us if you have any previous Czech language knowledge).


Other Czech language learning opportunities

Czech and Slovak Language Center in Astoria, New York

The biggest Czech and Slovak school is situated in appealing Astoria. The lessons led by certified teachers are offered for adults as well as for children due to their long-standing tradition, they have been educating the public when it comes to the language or Czech and Slovak culture and history. Apart from language lessons, summer language camps for children are offered.

For more information click here.

Programs of the Embassy of the Czech Republic 

1.)    Scholarships for one or two semesters at the Czech universities
2.)    Course of the Czech language (in the Czech Republic)
3.)    Course for teachers of Czech language (in the Czech Republic)

For more information about the programs and conditions click here.

Summer Schools

Summer School of Slavonic Studies – Palacky University in Olomouc
July 20th - August 18th, 2019

The curriculum of the summer school, which is located in the heart of baroque Olomouc, is focused not only on the language coursesat all language levels, but offers lecture series on Czech realia or a couple of workshops on active use of language as well. Daylong tripsfolklore evening, cimbalom music or Czech folk dance workshop are also part of the program.

For more information click here.



Summer School of Slavonic (Czech) Studies – Masaryk Univerzita in Brno
July 20th - August 17th, 2019

The lessons last five hours in total and are taught in the morning. Lessons consist of language courses, special seminars and lectures. In the afternoon, there are lessons consisting of selected chapters from linguistics,literature, and culture. Wonderful movie screening is scheduled for the evenings from the Czech cinematography. A couple of daylong trips are also a part of the summer camp itinerary.

For more information click here.

We also recommend:

  1. Czech films, books, magazines, and crossword puzzles: www.slovczechvar.com
  2. Czech Tour Guide through New York City: www.travelamerica.cz
  3. Czech Meet-up groups: www.meetup.com/czech-8
  4. Czech Studies: http://slavic.columbia.edu 

We also would like to invite you to the Czech Center library – we have over 3,000 books in both Czech and English, and many Czech authors translated to English as well. We provide loans as well.

You can come visit us on workdays Mon-Fri from 10 to 18.  

Translation services CZ <--> ENG

Sworn Translations

B&T Importing, LLC
Vladimir SULC

357 West 36th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018
Tel.: (212) 725 9845, Cell: (347) 754 1158
Fax:: (212) 683 8516
Email: vladimir.sulc@cztrans.com
Web: www.cztrans.com

Ms. Daniela Sassman, Branch Manager

140 Broadway, 46th Floor, New York, NY 10005
Tel.: 646 708 1714
Email: daniela.sassman@skrivanek.com

Members of the American Translation Association

(official verification of translation needed)

29 Broadway, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10006
Tel.: (212) 269-4660
Fax: 646-553-2975
E-mail: karyn.tasens@translationaces.com
Web: www.translationaces.com

222 Kearny St, 8th Floor San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel.: 888-369-0701
Email: support@rev.com
Web: http://www.rev.com/

thebigword Inc
250 W 57th St #420, New York, NY 10019
Tel.: +1-646-770-8000
Fax: (646) 770 8111

KERN Corporation
52 Vanderbilt Avenue, Suite 1503, New York, NY 10017
Tel.: (212) 953 2070
Cell: (646) 298 0757
Fax: (212) 953 2073
Email: eric.schloss@e-kern.com
Web: www.e-kern.com 

Church service in Czech/Slovak

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Sunday 10:30AM, Holy Mass in Czech/ Slovak
Address: 23-25 Newtown Ave, Astoria, NY 11102
Tel.: (718) 278-1834
email: church@mountcarmelastoria.org

St. John Nepomucene

Sunday 10:15, Holy Mass in Slovak
Sunday 11:15, confession in Slovak
Address: 411 East 66th Street (& 1st Avenue), New York, NY 10065
Tel.: (212) 734-4613 
email: pastor@eastrivercatholics.org