In Vigo / Long Distance.
Bea has a passion for cooking sweets and desserts. Her cakes are amazing and her cupcakes and biscuits are a feast of creativity. Connect with her via webcam and she will teach you the finishing touches that make all the difference. And if you are a lucky one living in Vigo you can make an appointment with her and spend some time having fun while cooking.
In Sevilla / Long Distance.
Tamara is a botanist living in Sevilla. Her passion for plants have taken her all around the world, from Canada to Patagonia. She wants to teach you how to press plants, an easy but fascinating activity. You will learn lots of things about nature while you have fun.
Contact with Tamara via webcam and she will teach you how to start your own herbarium. And if you live in Sevilla make an appointment with her. You will be able to do it together.
You can talk with Tamara in Spanish and English.
Do you know where Mozambique is? Would you like to make new friends that live there? Alexia works in Praia de Xai-Xai, helping children from that area. Send her an email and she will arrange a Skype meeting with some of these kids. You will be able to ask them whatever you want: how is their school, what are their favourite games…and they will be curious about your life too. You’ll see, it will be an awesome experience for everybody.
You can talk with Alexia in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan.
Would you like to write a book? Elena is an English teacher that loves stories so she wants you to help her writing a book. Each child that connects with her will be able to write a page. She will then illustrate it and will send you all the book once it’s finished. You will learn English while having lots of fun!
Find Elena on twitter.
Do you know the flash programme? It’s a fun way to animate your web page. Connect with Ernesto via webcam and learn the basics. Your web pages will be fun, interactive and different.
You can talk with Ernesto in Spanish.
Long distance / In Madrid.
Does the blankness of a white page scare you? Need to write something but don’t know how to start? Would you like to improve your writing skills? David is a journalist who loves to tell stories. From organizing your ideas to correcting mistakes on your essays there’s lots David will be able to help you with.
You can talk with David via email, chat or webcam. If you are in Madrid he will be happy to meet in person as well. You can talk with David in English or Spanish.
Did you know that many African children don’t have water at home? They have to walk long distances every day to be able to get it. Carlos volunteers in an organization that builds wells in Africa, he travels around the world with his motorbike and has already helped many children.
Listen to his adventures: you will be amazed at how different these children’s daily life is from yours.
Connect with Carlos via webcam or, if you live in Madrid, go for a walk with him. You can talk with him in Spanish or in English.
What’s this climate change people talk about? How do clouds form? What’s an anticyclone? Emilio is one of the nicest meteorologist in the planet. Connect with him via webcam and he will be glad to answer your questions.
Do you live in Madrid? Find a bunch of friends and Emilio will take all of you for a walk. You can explore the sky together and learn lots of fun and interesting stuff!
Are you prepairing for an oral exam? Need to speak in public at a school or family event? Javier is a public speaking expert and will be happy to help. Show him how you do it and he will give you tips to improve your speech.