Criei empatia com a questão dos refugiados desde que começou a ser debatida de forma fervorosa em Portugal, tanto nos media, como nas redes sociais. Sempre foi minha intenção fazer algo prático que ajudasse na resolução, em vez de ser mais um a desgastar-se nos constantes debates teóricos sobre o tema, no facebook.
If you are curious about languages and the origin of the words, you always like experiencing new things and discovering new cultures, you better have a look at these unconventional Christmas gifts because they’ll make you travel with your mind!
What would you say If someone asks you which is the most multicultural, craziest and fast-paced city in Europe? SPEAK has finally arrived in Madrid and we have a list of the best thing to do/see in this wonderful “New York of Europe”!
Watching movies is a great way to enjoy the learning, especially now that we are in the autumn season. If you are learning French, you’re now the lucky one! We collected 5 of the best French movies that are easy and fun to watch!
“Milan? It’s not really worth it!”.”There’s nothing to see beside the Duomo”.”You know? It’s the business capital of the Country!”. “It’s not really the True Italy”.
If you have ever heard, at least, one of these comments, then you should know the truth.
We are told that one key to happiness is mindfulness, which is being 100% conscious of the present, living the moment without making any judgment according to past experiences or future expectations; and actively listening to your sensations. But what about imagination and the daydreaming nature of human beings?
Since the beginning of 2017 the Italian city has offered the opportunity to migrants, foreigners and locals to gather together in an informal way, sharing knowledge and going beyond the traditional learning method. In fact, in Italy asylum seekers are generally included in the public schooling system, where classes are entirely formed by migrants and the aim is to bring the participants to reach the A1-A2 level and get the middle school certificate….
In the busy world that we live in today, it can be very easy to get bogged down with the day to day, and to forget the positives not just going on in our own lives, but of the world around us. This week, we decided to recognise some of the little victories for SPEAK and the world. We hope they put a smile on your face!
Do you know how long the shortest reign was for a King in France? Which square in Madrid is the exact centre of Spain? Or which food the Belgians claim to have invented?
Situated just 25km, a short train ride away from the centre of Lisbon, Sintra is a perfect day trip from the city. Popular with both tourists and locals, this little town boasts various sightseeing opportunities at beautiful ancient monuments. Follow the winding streets to the town and all the way through the narrow roads up the hill, through the beautiful natural woodland to up to the highest point in Sintra to discover some of the most historically rich monuments set in the most natural and beautiful surroundings.