A free English-speaking club located in Chelyabinsk, Russia


Modern theatre.

Theatrical art is one of the most ancient and popular art forms. What makes it so attractive for people of the 21st century? What is the theater? What role does it play in society today? These and many other questions await answers this Thursday.


Safety. Seriously, talk about safety from Alex. 

We will discuss basic safety, safety in sports and what to do in hazardous situations.

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Presentation: Clean Eating

You know eating well is good for you, but you can't bring yourself to do it? Let me share the evolution of my eating habits and the life hacks I've picked up along the way. 

Global warming: mythes and reality

Global warming, greenhouse effect, ozone holes, green technology. Everebody has heard these terms. But what do they really mean? Are we in danger and of what kind?

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How to understand languages you don't speak

What if I told you you actually know way more languages than you think you know? In this presentation, we'll look at why that is and how to unlock your hidden language abilities.

Modern urbanism

Recent studies on city planning are controversial and counter-intuitive. But still, more and more people become interested in urbanism, not only proffesional, but just mindful citizens who want to live in a beautiful and safe cities.

Let's look at common myths and mistakes and discuss how we can make our lives better.

Why sphynx cats are awesome

Woudl you like to have a sphynx cat?

Well, you can't know if you haven't tried it! Sphynxes are awesome cats with no fur meaning no allergy, they're much more clean even by cats' standarts and are completely docile. And their warm skin is like human's on touch, so they're even better to pet!

You see, they are completely awesome!

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Presentation: Wonderful World of Ants

We are going to talk about ants development, reproduction, social structure and roles in society. And we are having a practical part with an owner of a real ant farm.

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Presentation: Introduction to German

If your German is limited to "heil Hitler" and "Hände hoch", this presentation is for you. You will walk out of Speak Freely tonight with some more hands-on knowledge about one of the most prominent languages of Europe and how knowing English can help you learn it.

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Presentation: Alkaloids

What are alkaloids and why are they so important? Although some of them (such as cocaine and LSD) are rather notorious for their psychoactive properties, others have found multifarious applications in medicine as, say, antidotes and vasodilators (atropine). My presentation will shed light on these compounds, their history, and their applications.