A free English-speaking club located in Chelyabinsk, Russia


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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.

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Presentation: Flirting

Can you flirt? Can you tell someone is flirting with you? In this presentation, we are going to talk about some common techniques and signs to watch for, and then try and practice!

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Generalogy: Simple and Complex Approaches

How many your ancestors do you know? Only parents and grand parents? And what about deep sight? With deep observing and searching you can realize how different, interesting and inspiring family history may be. You can find that your ancestors lived not only in another city, but another country of even continent. Let's see at genealogy from the simplest to the most complex ways to make your family three. It will be interesting, I promise :)

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Blanket of triangulation and something else

DON'T BE AFRAID of unknown words from geodesy, cartography and photogrammetry. I'll tell you how geodesical industry works, why photos from the space are not enough for creating maps and what can we do in GIS-systems.

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Sport industry in the United States (example of NHL)

The most popular sports in USA, professional sports associations, sport as a show and business. National Hockey League (NHL) in detail.