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Bring learning Czech to life through live 1-to-1 classes with a personal Czech tutor. It's effective, fun and guaranteed to get you talking. Start with a free trial class today.

Live conversation. Native speaking tutors

Our online Czech classes emphasize conversational skills, enabling you to speak Czech confidently in real-world scenarios and develop your fluency in a supportive environment.

Tailor made classes matched to your study goals

Enjoy customized classes delivered by expert online Czech tutors. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced learner, our classes can cater to your unique learning style and individual goals.

Professional and passionate Czech tutors

Learning a language is not just about grammar and vocabulary. It's about culture, history, and context. Our team of native Czech tutors bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to each class.

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Get rapid tutor feedback on each core skill. Instant feedback from a native teacher helps you monitor your progress, focus on areas of difficulty and stay motivated as you learn.

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Listening - B2 - Intermediate
Reading - C1 - Advanced
Writing - B1 - Intermediate

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Booking lesson time is easy. Choose a Czech tutor by availability, price, profile, student reviews and much more. Start with a trial class to get an evaluation of your existing fluency level and ability.

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Why learn Czech?

Learning to speak Czech online is an exciting and rewarding journey.

Czech is a fascinating and rewarding language to study online due to its rich cultural and historical heritage. As the official language of the Czech Republic, spoken by approximately 10.7 million people, Czech connects learners to a country renowned for its beautiful architecture, vibrant traditions, and significant contributions to literature and music. At Verbalplanet, we connect language learners with native Czech tutors who provide personalized and engaging lessons. Mastering Czech allows you to explore the works of famous writers like Franz Kafka and Milan Kundera in their original language, enhancing your appreciation of Czech literature. Additionally, understanding Czech opens doors to the country's rich musical traditions, including classical composers like Antonín Dvořák and Bedřich Smetana.

Learning to speak Czech also offers practical benefits. Proficiency in the language enhances travel experiences, enabling deeper connections with locals and a more immersive cultural experience. It also presents career opportunities in international business, diplomacy, and academia, especially given the Czech Republic's strategic location in Central Europe. Verbalplanet’s native Czech tutors tailor their lessons to each learner’s goals and pace, ensuring an effective and enjoyable learning experience. Whether you aim to explore your heritage, boost your career prospects, or simply enjoy the challenge of learning a new language, studying Czech with Verbalplanet is a highly rewarding journey.

How long does it take to learn Czech?

In common with other Slavic languages, Czech is considered to be relatively difficult foreign language for English speakers to learn. According to the Foreign Service Institute (FSI), Czech is classified as a Category IV language, indicating it is one of the more challenging languages. This classification is due to its complex grammar, including seven cases for nouns, pronouns, and adjectives, as well as its three genders and various verb conjugations. The European CEFR guidelines provide a structured path from A1 (beginner) to C2 (proficient), estimating that approximately 1100-1200 hours of study are needed to reach C2 fluency in Czech. Despite these challenges, the language's phonetic nature and logical structure can aid learners significantly.

Utilizing a native-speaking Czech teacher can greatly enhance the learning process. At Verbalplanet, our online Czech tutors offer personalized instruction tailored to your specific learning needs, ensuring efficient and effective language acquisition. Native tutors provide invaluable insights into cultural nuances and correct pronunciation, which are crucial for achieving fluency. With real-time feedback, online Czech lessons help learners build confidence and proficiency in the language, making the journey to fluency both rewarding and enjoyable. Whether your goal is to travel, enhance your career, or connect with your heritage, working with a native tutor through Verbalplanet can make learning Czech more rewarding.

Czech Proficiency Exam Prep

For those looking to validate their proficiency in the Czech language, key exams such as the Czech Language Certificate Exam (CCE) and the Czech Placement Test are essential. The CCE assesses proficiency levels from A1 to C1, covering crucial skills like reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The curriculum for these exams is comprehensive, focusing on grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, and practical communication skills. These exams are designed to ensure that learners are well-prepared to use Czech effectively in real-life situations, whether for academic, professional, or personal purposes.

Practicing for these exams by yourself can be a challenge due to the wide range of knowledge and skills required. Engaging in online Czech lessons with a native tutor can significantly enhance your preparation and increase your chances of success. An online Czech tutor can provide personalized instruction that targets specific areas you need to improve, offer practice exams, and provide real-time feedback to help you refine your skills. This tailored approach ensures you are well-prepared and confident on exam day, making the learning process more effective and enjoyable. Additionally, native tutors can offer insights into cultural nuances and correct pronunciation, which are crucial for achieving fluency and performing well in the exams.

At Verbalplanet, we connect learners with experienced native online Czech tutors who understand the intricacies of proficiency exams like the CCE and Czech Placement Test. Our tutors use interactive teaching methods and customized lesson plans to ensure thorough preparation for these tests. With Verbalplanet’s online Czech lessons, you gain access to high-quality education tailored to your unique learning needs, helping you achieve fluency and succeed in your language proficiency exams. Start learning Czech online with us and unlock the full potential of your language skills, guided by native teachers who are committed to your success.

Why learn with an online Czech tutor?

Learning Czech with a private online Czech tutor from Verbalplanet offers numerous benefits tailored to your individual needs and goals. Whether you're aiming to improve business communication, academic performance, or personal growth, our native tutors provide personalized and effective instruction.

  • Business Communication: Develop proficiency in business terminology and cultural nuances to enhance professional interactions in Czech-speaking markets.
  • Grammar Mastery: Gain a comprehensive understanding of complex Czech grammar rules with expert guidance.
  • Accent Reduction and Pronunciation: Improve your accent and pronunciation for clearer and more accurate communication.
  • Travel Enhancement: Speak fluent Czech to enrich your travel experiences and navigate cultural settings more effectively.
  • Emigration Preparation: Prepare thoroughly for a smooth transition and integration into a Czech-speaking country with advanced language skills.
  • Personal Pleasure: Enjoy Czech literature, film, and music in their original language for a richer cultural experience.
  • Career Advancement: Expand your career opportunities with proficiency in Czech, making you more competitive in global markets.
  • Proficiency Exams: Get expert tutoring to prepare for official exams like the Czech Language Certificate Exam (CCE) and the Czech Placement Test, helping you achieve certification.
  • Cultural Immersion: Gain deeper insights into Czech customs, traditions, and social norms.

Our online Czech lessons ensure a flexible, personalized, and effective 1-to1 learning experience with a private teacher, helping you reach your language goals efficiently.

Frequently asked questions about our online Czech lessons

Why learn Czech with us?

We've been helping people to learn foreign languages since 2006 and all our Czech tutors are suitable for anyone looking to learn Czech efficiently and effectively.

We are rated as excellent on Trustpilot and have professional Czech tutors for people of all ages and abilities.

Our Czech tutoring services can help you quickly improve all the core skills - listening, writing, reading, speaking, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary. You can also customize your lessons to focus on goals such as business Czech, conversational skills, accent reduction or passing official Czech proficiency tests. Whatever your goal we have some amazing Czech tutors here to help.

We've also a friendly customer service team on hand to help with any queries and guarantee an extra trial lesson if you're not completely happy with your Czech teacher after your first lesson.

What qualifications and experience do Czech tutors on Verbalplanet have?

Teaching on Verbalplanet is by application only and our standards are high so we only admit the very best Czech tutors from around the world. We also monitor tutor performance 24/7. All our tutors are rated on their performance by fellow students so you can make an informed choice.

Our team of professional Czech tutors have years of experience teaching students of all ages and abilities, including children, and the vast majority are bilingual and can speak English.

You'll also find many tutors have additional professional qualifications or experience in teaching specialized areas such as conversational Czech, emigration tests, exam preparation and cultural studies.

How can a Czech tutor help me improve my fluency?

A private Czech teacher can help you improve core skills in several ways.

  1. They can provide personalized lessons tailored to your study style and goals.
  2. They can offer feedback on your pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary, helping you to develop better conversational skills.
  3. Native Czech tutors can introduce you to the nuances of Czech culture and help you to understand the context behind certain words and phrases.
  4. Online tutors can also recommend the best resources, such as books and podcasts, to help you practice and improve your fluency outside of class.

Overall, a professional Czech tutor can be a valuable resource and can help you to achieve your goals more efficiently and effectively.

How do I pay for online Czech lessons?

We have several payment methods available for our Czech lessons. You can use credit/debit cards and PayPal.

Payment can be made quickly and securely in your local currency through the Verbalplanet platform. You can book as many Czech lessons as you want with no obligation to buy more than you need.

Online Czech classes tend to be cheaper than face-to-face lessons because the tutor doesn't need to travel to you. Typically web based tutoring will cost between $20 USD to $40 USD per lesson.

Unlike other platforms we offer loyalty discounts based on your booking history so your lessons can get progressively cheaper as you learn, which means that you can receive discounts whether you're buying one lesson or twenty.

What is the fastest way to learn Czech?

The most effective approach to learn Czech is through full immersion by living in a Czech speaking country.

For most people that's not possible so we offer the next best thing which is to practice with a private Czech tutor.

Your Czech teacher can manage your development through a personal study plan designed to focus on your goals and areas of difficulty. Choose your Czech tutor and start building your confidence in speaking in live conversation.

How can I learn correct pronunciation with an authentic accent?

To learn correct pronunciation with an authentic accent, consider these strategies:

  1. Listen and Imitate: Regularly listen to native speakers through movies, songs, podcasts, and news broadcasts. Try to imitate the sounds, rhythms, and intonation.
  2. Use Pronunciation Tools: Leverage apps that focus on pronunciation, offering audio comparisons and feedback.
  3. Practice with Native Speakers: Engage with fluent Czech speakers or a tutor who can provide immediate feedback and corrections, helping you adjust your accent gradually.
  4. Record and Self-Assess: Record yourself talking and compare it to native speakers, noting areas for improvement.

These methods, combined with regular practice, will gradually help you adopt an authentic Czech accent.

A problem many learners face is being embarrassed about talking outloud or making mistakes. Working with an online Czech teacher is a great way to overcome this problems and grown in confidence.

How do I choose my Czech tutor?

Choosing an online Czech teacher involves several key considerations to ensure the best experience:

  1. Qualifications and Experience: Look for tutors with formal qualifications in Czech or teaching, and check their experience, especially with teaching students at your level. We only accept tutors with significant teaching experience and qualifications.
  2. Reviews and Feedback: Read reviews from other Verbalplanet students to gauge the tutor's effectiveness, reliability, and teaching style.
  3. Teaching Style and Approach: Consider what teaching style suits your needs. Some Czech tutors may focus more on conversation, while others might emphasize grammar or pronunciation. Contact our tutors for free to learn more.
  4. Trial Lessons: These are a great way to test your current level of fluency and get to know your Czech tutor. Use this opportunity to see if the tutor's approach aligns with your personal goals and if you communicate well with each other.
  5. Flexibility and Availability: All available lesson times are shown in your time zone so you can ensure your preferred tutor's schedule aligns with yours and that they can commit to the number and frequency of lessons you'd like.
  6. Compatibility: Learning a language is a long-term commitment, so it's important that you feel comfortable and motivated by your tutor.
Should I choose a Czech tutor who is a native speaker?

Learning Czech with a native speaker isn't strictly necessary, but it does offer several important advantages.

Native speakers provide authentic pronunciation, idiomatic use, and cultural context that can significantly enhance the overall experience. This real-world exposure helps learners understand how Czech is used in everyday conversations and situations, improving their listening and speaking skills more effectively than with non-native instructors.

Regular conversation with a native Czech speaking tutor will significantly boost your confidence in speaking and provide cultural insights enriching the learning process which simply aren't possible through apps or self study programs.

How do Czech lessons work online?

Online Czech lessons with Verbalplanet are a convenient and effective way to learn and are almost the same as 1-on-1 in person classes.

Our classes are conducted over Skype, Zoom or Microsoft Teams. This enables you to learn Czech from any location and keep using the same Czech tutor no matter where you are in the world. During the lesson, you will have the opportunity to interact with your tutor in real-time, practice your speaking, and receive immediate feedback and guidance.

You will also have access to our bank of resources to enhance your progress between classes.

How many online Czech lessons do I need?

The optimal number of Czech lessons per week you'll need will vary depending on your fluency goals and any previous study. However, most educational experts say that regular practice is the key to becoming fluent in Czech.

Ideally, around two or three classes per week can offer a balanced approach, allowing enough time for new information to be absorbed and practiced, while also maintaining momentum without overwhelming the learner.

Engaging with a native speaking Czech teacher with Verbalplanet can provide you with focused intensive practice and feedback that accelerates your path to fluency.

About the Czech language

Choosing to become fluent in Czech and learning a new language online is an exciting journey.

Czech, a West Slavic language, is spoken by approximately 10.7 million people, primarily in the Czech Republic where it is the official language. Additionally, Czech-speaking communities can be found in countries such as Slovakia, the United States, Canada, Germany, and Australia. The development of the Czech language can be traced back to the 10th century, evolving from Old Czech to Modern Czech over several centuries. Influences from Latin, German, and other neighboring languages have shaped its vocabulary and structure. The language employs the Latin alphabet, with additional diacritical marks to represent specific sounds unique to Czech.

Learning to speak Czech online presents both challenges and rewards. The language has a complex system of grammar, including seven cases for nouns, pronouns, and adjectives, and three genders. Despite these complexities, mastering Czech opens up opportunities to engage deeply with the rich cultural heritage of the Czech Republic, including its literature, music, and historical landmarks. Studying to become fluent in Czech also enhances travel experiences and provides career opportunities in fields such as international business, diplomacy, and academia. Additionally, understanding Czech allows for deeper connections with the Czech-speaking diaspora worldwide, making it a highly rewarding language to learn. The Czech Republic’s strong literary tradition, with writers like Franz Kafka and Milan Kundera, provides ample motivation for language learners.

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