Maria Inês Teixeira

Maria Inês has been working as a language teacher and blogger for more than 2 years. Born and raised in Portugal, she got a BA in Art Studies and a MSc in Cultural Management.

Latest posts by Maria Inês Teixeira

laughing woman in front of a laptop after finishing the Lingoda Sprint

Mar 16, 2021

10 incredible things you’ll do after the Lingoda Sprint

The Lingoda Sprint is a great way to build your language confidence, but what can you do after it's finished?...

woman lifting heavy weights and thinking of popular sports idioms

Feb 28, 2021

20 popular sports idioms in English (and how to use them)

Keep reading to discover 20 idioms in English that were inspired by sports. Yes, English speakers use them all the...

A hand holding a small globe - the most spoken languages in the world

Feb 16, 2021

20 most spoken languages in the world in 2022

Do you want to be ahead of the game when learning a language? If you want to know what the next...

people cheering for healthy food

Jan 16, 2021

10 healthy dishes from around the world

Are you a foodie? If so, you’re about to have the time of your life!  We food lovers know the...

How to talk about self-care habits in German

Jan 14, 2021

German vocabulary to talk about health and self-care habits

What do you think about when you read the words “self-care”? Perhaps having some fun with your closest friends? Perhaps...

woman using her phone to look up self-care information in spanish

Jan 14, 2021

How to talk about self-care in Spanish

Think of self-care. What do you see? Many will think of relaxing somewhere peaceful. Others will picture a tasty meal cooked...

woman going to an appointment to see a doctor in spanish

Jan 13, 2021

Going to the doctor in Spanish

Going to the doctor is a stressful experience in and of itself. Doing it abroad? Even worse. But trying to...

woman having a medical emergency

Jan 12, 2021

How to talk about a health emergency in Spanish

“Please don’t ruin my dreams of travelling to Barcelona with your negativity!”, you may be thinking. Health emergency in Spanish?...

woman with allergies blowing her nose

Jan 11, 2021

Talking about allergies in German

If you’ve ever suffered from allergies, you know just how much they can ruin things.  A day at work. A...

man going to see his german doctor and practising useful phrases

Jan 10, 2021

Going to the doctor in Germany (with useful phrases)

Getting sick abroad can be terrifying. You’re not sure where to go, what the culture is surrounding doctors and health, or...

man sneezing as he has allergies

Jan 06, 2021

How to talk about allergies in Spanish

What could possibly ruin your dream vacation in Barcelona?  Allergies. Allergies could. But there’s only one thing that would be...

friends talking about their favourite emojis

Jan 05, 2021

Can emojis help you learn a language?

When words aren’t enough, we will always have emojis - the little colourful icons we use on our phones, social...