Czechs in the World

Petr Horáček on Bilingualism, His Books and His Struggles with English

Petr Horáček is a world-known illustrator and author of countless children’s picture books which have been published in many languages. He is also a Czech who has, for over twenty years, lived in the UK with his English wife and two children. In the interview that follows he talks about his struggles with mastering English, his family’s trials and tribulations trying to bring up…
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From a Czech College Teacher to Masseuse

Eva is a truly inspiring Czech lady who came to the UK at the age of 45, not knowing much English, leaving her family and successful job of a secondary school teacher behind. Instead of moaning she’s worked hard and now runs a busy complementary health practice and also gives private Czech lessons. Can you tell us why you came to England…
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