This five-day intensive Erasmus+ course provides you with tools to use English more fluently and effectively at work. Participants will explore the city of Prague as well as gain skills to communicate with colleagues, students and academic staff with confidence and accuracy. >>>

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Practical English for Staff Members - Week in the Heart of Europe


  • Are you able to cope with English but would you still like to polish your skills?
  • Do you wish to become all in all more fluent in terms of using English as part of your work?
  • Would you like to explore the city of Prague?

This course provides you with tools to use English more fluently and effectively at work. Participants gain skills to communicate with colleagues, students and academic staff with confidence and accuracy. The training includes office and administrative vocabulary building, practice in typical work-oriented situations such as writing emails, telephoning, presenting, negotiating and assisting students and staff. In addition, fluency will be improved through discussion and role playing real life situations.


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This course is targeted for administrative staff members with intermediate competence, who wish to activate the English they already have in respect to both receptive and productive skills and obtain new day-to-day practical skills concerning vocabulary, presenting, writing emails, negotiating or office communication.


Minimum Level of English: A2  B1 on the CEFR


Intended outcomes?

Upon completing the course, participants will have strengthened their oral communication skills and increased their competence in the English language as well as broadened their knowledge of field-specific vocabulary.


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30 hours of in-class lessons and excursions 


Teaching methods: Small groups (1015 students) are created for language sessions involving vocabulary-building, specific learning tasks, group work and practical office role-plays.



  • Practical English Grammar
  • Office English and Business Idioms
  • Presentation Skills and Talking about my job                                                                                                                                 
  • English for Meetings and Negotiations
  • Office policy and Cultural stereotypes   
  • Effective academic emails 


  • Walking tour in the Heart of Europe visiting the historical centre with its numerous sights and unforgettable atmosphere (included in the fee) 
  • Walking tour around Prague Castle and Lesser Quarter visiting  St Vitus Cathedral and other sights (included in the fee)
  • Guided visit to the Old Town Hall (included in the fee)
  • Guided visit to a brewery + beer tasting (included in the fee)
  • Guided visit to the historical seat of Charles University  (included in the fee)

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  • 22.01.  26.01.2024
  • 10.06.  14.06.2024
  • 08.07.  12.07.2024

Mon  Fri morning in-class lessons 9:00  12:30 (including coffee break), lunch 12:30  cca 13:30, afternoon cca 13:30  15:00 (excursions and walking tours)


Certificate ceremony will be held on Friday before lunch.
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Our in-person courses take place in Voršilská street in the centre of Prague, a five-minute walk from the Národní třída metro stop.



University accommodation isn't arranged by us, options below to be arranged by yourselves. We suggest looking up private options via airbnb and booking too.


UK hotel - Opitzův dům
  • 13 minutes on foot to the course venue in Voršilská street
  • Contact Bc. Jana Jasanová +420 778 523 846, to book a room


Number of guests / night


(20 m2)


(25 m2)


(45 m2)

1 1540 CZK 1540 CZK 2200 CZK
2 2090 CZK 3080 CZK
extra bed 440 CZK 


parking / 1 night 200 CZK

Including breakfast and city accommodation fee. Including DPH.


UK hotel - Krystal
  • 20 minutes by public transport and walk to the course venue, metro station Line A: Nádraží Veleslavín to Můstek and then walk to Voršilská street.
  • Contact for prices mentioned below.
  • Accommodation within students' dormitory. There are only 2 rooms for our students.


Number of guests / night Single Double for 1 person
1 578 CZK
2 420 CZK
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Reviews of the International Language Staff Week 2023

"I had been looking for a course to practice my spoken English and the course met my expectations. I appreciated that we were made to play different roles in the class."

(library manager from a French university)

 "I must highly praise our teachers for their professional approach and concept of the lessons and Irena for the organization. For us, administrative staff, it was a very useful course."

(study department staff member at the University of Silesia in Katowice)