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Gymnázium Zikmunda Wintra Rakovník

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Information about us is a wonderful blend my students put together.


We come from The Czech Republic.


The Gymnasium Zikmunda Wintra is a general education school, which prepares students primarily to study at the university. School in general four years. School in general eight years. Gymnasium Zikmunda Wintra in Rakovník is a school that has a 90% success rate in hiring graduates of the high school.


Our class is called O4 (click for our group photo) 


Following links can show you a bit about Czech cuisinefashion, PC games, and Czech best Youtubers.


Let´s read more about Czech culture:


Books and films

Famous films in Czech Republic

~ Pelíšky (1999) - czech comedy, set in 60’s

~ Vyprávěj (2009-2013) - czech retro series

~ Revival (2013) - czech comedy

~ Forrest Gump (1994)

~ Avatar (2009)

Famous books in Czech Republic

Saturnin - Zdeněk Jirotka - czech comic novel

​Babička - Božena Němcová - czech story about rural life with all habits

​Kytice - Karel Jaromír Erben - collection of czech poems

​Harry Potter series - J.K.Rowling

The Lord of the Rings series - J.R.R.Tolkien

Le petit Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown

Popular in our class


~ The Hunger Games series

~ Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings

~ Harry Potter series

~ John Green’s books


~ The Hunger Games series

~ Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings

~ Harry Potter series

~ 21 Jump Street

~ Howl’s ​moving castle

​~ Forrest Gump

​Green mile

​American Sniper

​Last Vegas

​Devil wears Prada

~ Love, Rosie



Karel Gott is 76 years old Czech singer, he has won most of awards. His hits are Lady Carneval (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DvMSX-55Qc) and Trezor. 

Lucie Bílá is a Czech singer for 60's and 70's generation. Hits eSeMeS, Láska je láska (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFgsLLFKj5c).

Kabát is most known rock band in Czech Republic, with hits like Malá dáma, Corrida and Banditi di Praga (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MainE_tbrxk​).

Divokej Bill is another rock group. Their hits are Plakala (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5F3wZy7KkJ4​), Malování and Rozárka.

Nightwork is young pop group. Hits are Tepláky, Mája (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ox2loF97Xx0​) or Já jsem gay.



Comments (5)

cleverson cavalcanti Pena said

at 5:17 am on Mar 4, 2015


Emil said

at 4:58 pm on Mar 2, 2015

Fab! Can you put us down as the tardy one as we actually did our task in time? :-)

Bob Hofman said

at 12:28 pm on Mar 2, 2015

Haha, what a great way for a picture :-) I've added a few words so all can easily enjoy it!

Emil said

at 11:46 am on Mar 2, 2015

The creative group picture can be found after clicking the O4 link.

Bob Hofman said

at 9:10 am on Mar 2, 2015

Thank you for so much information on Czech Republic Mr. Emil and Students.. we would also love to to know them... challenge you for a really creative group picture... gr Bob

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