Anthony Navetta Prague question

Anthony Navetta here with another blog post about my Quora account. As I have said extensively in this blog, I have done quite a bit of traveling over the years including internationally. A user on Quora recently asked whether or not people in Prague speak English and I added an answer based on my own experience:

In my experience, most locals in Prague speak some English but those born after the fall of communism are more likely to speak English since before the Velvet Revolution they learned Russian as a second language in school.

If you are sticking with the more touristy activities and locations, then the people in these locations will usually speak English. You will also find many signs in English and restaurants have English translations on the menu or English-language menus on request.

If you venture out of Old Towne Square then English speakers will be less common, and if you head to another Czech area like Cesky Krumlov, Sedlec, Kutna Hora, etc. then English speakers will also be less common there than in Prague.

Head over to Quora to see the answer and reply, or vote up my answer (the one written by Anthony Navetta.)


About anthonynavetta

A devoted U.S. traveler, Anthony Navetta most recently took his family to the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, which honors the victims of the 1995 bombing. The symbolic outdoor memorial sits on the site of the former Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building and provides 30,000 square feet of interactive learning materials that tell the stories of the of the terrorist attack. Anthony Navetta also enjoyed seeing the natural beauty of Mount Rushmore and the Grand Canyon, which he found awe-inspiring. When he traveled to Yellowstone National Park and Yosemite National Park, Anthony Navetta was thrilled to see that these sites maintained their beauty and contained wildlife that thrived. He particularly enjoyed Yosemite’s El Capitan rock formation, the Falls, and the camping ground Tuolumne Meadows. An avid runner, swimmer, biker, and member of the U.S. Triathlon and the Northwest Broward Roadrunners Club, Anthony Navetta attended the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1996. He vividly remembers watching Michael Johnson set the world record for the 200-meter dash. Anthony Navetta attended the event with family and friends and was happy to share his experience among loved ones. Anthony Navetta received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Fordham University, located in New York. He served as a Math Teacher at Loggers’ Run Middle School in Boca Raton, Florida, where he also coached the track team. Subsequently, he joined Don Estridge Middle School, acting as the Chairman of the Math Department and twice winning the Teacher of the Year Award. Anthony Navetta supports his professional pursuits by maintaining membership in various organizations, including the National Education Association and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
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