Interactive Focus Academy

Learning Experiences - New Paths, New Perspectives

Our 30th Anniversary

Hurray! We are celebrating... It has been 30 years since Linda boldly decided to leave Linguacultura - Instituto de Línguas and go ahead and open her own language school in a small basement in Tomar. At the time the only language taught at Linda's School was English and it is still the main...

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Português Criativo

É sempre um prazer ver o empenho e dedicação dos nossos alunos e desta vez o excelente trabalho da Professora Fátima Peixoto foi premiado com esta apresentação feita por uma dos alunos da classe de A1 - Português Básico. Ken Wagner contornou a sua inexperiência informática com o seu gosto pelo...

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When our students feel inspired...

It is always a pleasure to see youth inspiring each other. Here are some quotes from our Motivational Board. Thank you for being here with us and sharing your wisdom.

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Reading skills - Featuring Our Front Cover

In order to improve your skills at English Listening is essential - Reading is mandatory. So today we share Our Front Cover - an Online Magazine that shares good news. Here is what they say in the About Us section: "It was the Summer of 2015. The exact date, can’t be remembered, it’s of no...

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Improving English whilst becoming wiser

Today we are sharing an interesting resource to improve your listening skills as well as learn a lot about a variety of subjects shared by inspired people. One of the greatest sources of wealth on planet Earth is people's wisdom and by sharing it it grows exponentially. We use this principle...

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Art in Motion Finds a Voice

Back on the 19th May 2017 we were graced by a magnificent experience: the Art In Motion Finds a Voice Fundraising Concert. This was the result of 6 months of dedication, determination and a firm belief that everything is possible. The aim of this Concert was both educational and philanthropic....

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Inspiring Youth

What better way could there be to develop students' English speaking and listening skills as well as their soft skills, than taking them to an International Conference for 6 days? This is what this group of young 10th graders experienced between the 8th and 13th of May 2017, when their Maths and...

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A story worth listening to

I recently met Phonah Musumba at Women Economic Forum in New Delhi, India (May 8th to 13th). She is from Kenya and the founder of Malkia Foundation. I found her story such a powerful example of resilience, kindness and yet again living proof that anything is possible, that I asked her if I could...

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Portuguese for Beginners Field Trip

Fátima Peixoto, our brilliant Portuguese teacher knows that there is nothing like a real life experience to learn a language more effectively so now we not only have our Totally English experiences but also the Totally Portuguese experiences! Here are a few pictures of the first one. This time...

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Grab Your Chance Testimonial

It's been a long time since we've published anything on this blog, but not for lack of awesome information. In fact, we have been so absorbed living a huge amount of super interesting activities that we have not been able to keep up with it online. So starting today we will fill you in on the...

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