Perhaps everybody who ever studied a foreign language remembers the impersonal dialogues and phrases many textbooks still contain. But did it ever occur to you to do something about it?  Well, please note that somebody has actually done something to remedy the situation. We at YT have the pleasure to introduce you two young high school students, Jakub Jan Fiala and Ondřej Kočan, who, not being satisfied with the quality of their English textbooks at their high school, took a decision two years ago to create their own book. What was their journey, and where does the Improve Yourself English student’s book stand today? Scroll down and find out the answer to this and many more questions.

Kateřina Karásková is a lawyer and human-rights activist from the Czech Republic. She has lived in Guatemala with Mayan Indians who have survived genocide; she has started a hospital and managed schools in needy areas of Uganda; and she has overseen environmental and agricultural projects in Kenya. Together with her partner, Simon Bird, she has written and illustrated a book titled Kde ženy vládnou, which has been published in the Czech language. Simon is an artist from East Devon in the United Kingdom. For the last twenty years he has travelled the globe and created arts-based projects with indigenous tribes. Together with Kateřina, he has written and illustrated a series of four eBooks called Where Women Rule!

Is blogging a job for real, or is that just a myth? How much time do you need to become successful in this field? Those questions are always around, but they are not the only questions. The prejudices about the ideal of living from blogging are present there as well. For that reason, we spoke with a successful blogger, Aleksandra Petrovski, who clarified for our readers many things about blogging and earning money from blogging.

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