Czech republic

In the 7th century, the Frankish merchant Samo became the ruler of the first known Slavic state in Central Europe, which was partly situated in present-day Moravia. The importance of Moravia grew further, and in 833 Great Moravia was created. In  the end of the 9th century, the Czech state was unified by the Přemyslids[…]

Science and technology

Science and Technology From the beginning of human existency people wanted to simplify their lifes using tools, materials and various types of energy. It started with using stone as a weapon, domesticating animals, then inventing new tools – the most important was a wheel. In 18th century was developed steam engine by James Watt. It[…]

Trade and shopping

Shopping is an activity that is important for our lives. Most people have to spend part of their day doing shopping food or other essential items. Some people enjoy it; others hate it and find it very unpleasant. According to our preferences we go shopping to: DEPARTMENT STORES: It is a big building with a[…]

Customs and traditions

Many of festivals are connected with religion. In English speaking countries and in the czech republic there are most celebrated christian important days. Although not everyone is religion, they celebrate those days because it became a tradition. In the Czech Republic Easter The first Monday after the first spring full moon Easter commemorates the crucifixion[…]

Weather and environment

CLIMATIC ZONES -a) the arctic zone: – it mostly snows and freezes. Temperatures stay below zero. The life is hard because there is winter for most of the year. Typical animals are polar bear, polar fox, reindeer. There are few trees. b) the tropical zone: – the weather is mostly hot, the air is humid.[…]

The Czech Republic (4)

Intro Small country Situated in the heart of Europe Known for its high beer consumption and low percentage of religious people   Location Located in central Europe Often referred to as “bridge between west and east” Borders with Slovakia, Austria, Poland and Germany Comprised of three historical regions – Bohemia, Moravia and part of Silesia[…]


  Introduction: Mass media are the means of communication. They bring us news and provide education and entertainment. The most favorite are printed media (such as books, daily press, magazines), broadcast media (such as radio, television) and digital media internet and mobile phones. Daily press Even in the age of television and Internet, the daily[…]

George Orwell – Animal Farm

Animal Farm is a satirical novela (fable) set on Manor Farm, a typical English farm. The book reflects events leading up to and during the Stalin era before World War II. Orwel was critic of this regime. This farm is owned and operated by Mr. Jones. THE PLOT: Old Major, an old prize- winning boar,[…]

Consumer Society

I would like to start this topic with an official definition of consumerism. Consumerism is a social and economic order that encourages the purchase of goods and services in ever-greater amounts.  It is a term used to describe the effects of equating personal happiness with purchasing material possessions and consumption (spořeba).  Consumerism means purchasing goods[…]