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Marie Gwilt

Teacher of Czech

Marie comes originally from Nivnice, the birthplace of J A Komenský. She studied at the Gymnázium Jana Amose Komenského in Uherský Brod before graduating with a Master’s degree and teaching qualification in Czech and English from the University J.E. Purkyně (now Masaryk University), Brno. She worked as a research associate at the Ústav pro jazyk český, the Czech Academy of Sciences, before moving to the UK.

She has lived in the UK and Jersey in the Channel Islands, working both in the finance industry and in schools as a language teacher. She returned to the Czech Republic in 1999 and has been working at the English College in Prague since 2013, teaching Czech Language and Literature, and Czech as a Foreign Language.