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Welcome to Speaking Parrot

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The world full of colours

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Quick progress

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Tailor-made courses

About Us

Biographical Note

Anna Kosmider-Leal, Ph.D. (Founder) – was born in Poznan, Poland.

In 2004 she graduated from the University of Adam Mickiewicz, with a Master’s Degree in Ethnolinguistic, from the department of Modern Languages.

In 2005 she graduated from a postgraduate course in European Administration from the same University in Poznan, Poland.

In 2014 she graduated from the University Fernando Pessoa in Porto, Portugal, obtaining her doctoral degree at Anthropology.

Since 2000 she has been working as a language lecturer and since 2004 as a college professor and translator.

Since 2007 she has been living in Porto, Portugal.

Privately, she is a mom of two bilingual children, a lover of travelling, good gastronomy and fashion.

Biographical Note

Marta Michalunio, M.Ed. - comes from Frombork, Poland.

She graduated from the University of Warsaw, College of Interfaculty Individual Studies in the Humanities (major in education and Portuguese studies) in 2006, with a Master´s thesis in philosophy of education.

She took her first steps as a language tutor in 1997, teaching English to preschool children. While at the university, she worked as a language tutor and a language teacher at a language school and at a public primary school. She has language certificates in English (CPE) and Portuguese (DUPLE).

In 2007-2014 she worked as a diplomat in the Polish Embassy in Luanda (Angola). Since 2014 she´s lived in Portugal (Aveiro) and worked as a translator; she also collaborates with Polish publishing houses preparing didactic material for Portuguese learners.

Mom of three bilingual children. Fascinated with bilingualism and the processes of educating and shaping personalities, she makes her passion come true by writing a PhD thesis at the Department of Education and Psychology, University of Aveiro. She loves music and meetings with friends, and instead of cleaning the house she prefers to go swimming with her children.

Welcome to our website

Foreign languages fill the world with colours, new challenges and opportunities. This is our world!

We have been enchanted by this linguistic magic for a long time and now we would like you to have a piece of it. The door to the world of languages is wide open and it is right in front of you.

For us a language is much more than just grammar and vocabulary. We believe you need to understand the culture of the linguistic region to fully decode the words, sentences and dialogues. It is our natural curiosity and desire to communicate that drives us to learn a foreign language.

We have been teaching since 2000 and have taught hundreds of classes in Universities, schools, companies, private houses and on the internet. The latter gave rise to Speaking Parrot.

Speaking Parrot is a service that provides on-line language learning. Nowadays time has become more and more precious, therefore, we offer professional classes via Skype. On-line classes are highly effective, time- and money-saving and are super convenient as they allow us to learn at our own place.

We offer three languages: Polish, Portuguese and English.

Try us and we promise interesting classes, a friendly atmosphere, a full involvement and the most important: a quick progress!

And yes, we do agree with the theory that our linguistic success depends in a huge part on your teacher(s). They must be patient, imaginative but above all, they must be passionate about their work. And this is precisely the reason we teach!

Our Services

Our educational services include:


Learning English


Learning Polish


Learning Portuguese

On-line Classes

Comfort and efficacy! First on-line class is free. Have a go!

Regular Classes

Individual or in a group.

Exam preparations

We prepare for various types of examinations.


Troubles at school? We can help you improve your marks!


Are you afraid of speaking in a foreign language? We can help you overcome your language barrier and start speaking!

Trainings for Companies

We offer professional training for companies.

Classes in specific areas

(E.g.) Business, medicine, tourism etc.


Translations to and from: English, Portuguese and Polish.


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+ 351 963 406 852

Rio Tinto, Portugal

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