Our Magazine is written by young people from the UK. Each year we select a new group of bloggers, from the British Council’s language assistants, who share their experiences of learning languages and living abroad. The views and opinions expressed in the articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the LearnEnglish Teens team.

Tuesday, 9 October, 2018 - 19:40

Porridge. It doesn’t have a very tasty name, does it? It doesn’t have a very tasty reputation either.

Monday, 1 October, 2018 - 12:35

How much should we believe what we see online?

Saturday, 14 July, 2018 - 07:08

Here are the top ten things I've learned from living in Germany and Austria this year.

Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 15:32

Recently I read Nineteen Eighty-Four, a dystopian novel by George Orwell set in a totalitarian state where even the language they use is controlled.

Wednesday, 6 June, 2018 - 16:19

So my assistantship in Canada has officially come to an end. I am back in the UK and have been back for a week. Do I miss Canada? YES!

Wednesday, 9 May, 2018 - 12:20

In reality you're sitting in an armchair but in your mind you're in the depths of a faraway forbidden forest or perhaps in a cute little café in a side street with the Eiffel Tower on the distant s

Tuesday, 8 May, 2018 - 14:53

Coming to the end of my assistantship in Barcelona, I start to think about what the future might hold.

Friday, 4 May, 2018 - 21:23

Last month marked the ten-year anniversary of the death of Martiniquan politician and poet Aimé Césaire.

Tuesday, 10 April, 2018 - 14:47

Coffee is an integral part of Italian culture and since arriving here over six months ago, I have definitely drunk a lot of it!

Sunday, 1 April, 2018 - 17:14

The Caribbean is a festive place, and Martinique is no exception.

Thursday, 29 March, 2018 - 22:24

If you were to ask me what my favourite sport is, my answer would be swimming. I started learning how to swim when I was five years old and I have been swimming ever since.

Thursday, 29 March, 2018 - 19:10

As the city of Valencia has finally calmed down after a crazy week of festivities, I have finally had the time to reflect on my experience at the incredible festival of Les Falles (in Vale

Friday, 23 March, 2018 - 15:55

Her legs are longer, her smile is brighter and even her teeth are whiter.

Wednesday, 21 March, 2018 - 08:50

I’m sure we all know by now that exercise is great for you. But let’s be honest, sometimes finding that motivation to work out can be a little difficult.

Wednesday, 21 March, 2018 - 08:49

Recently I took a solo trip to Chicago during spring break and it got me thinking about the many positives of travelling alone. I will share three with you today!

Friday, 16 March, 2018 - 13:23

Whether you’re a comic fan or not, you’re bound to have seen posters or social media posts about Marvel’s newest blockbuster, Black Panther.

Wednesday, 7 March, 2018 - 11:58

Learning a foreign language is a demanding process and it can be easy to feel stuck at any stage.

Tuesday, 27 February, 2018 - 16:59

Women have made great strides in sports. And when I say strides, I mean this literally. Up until 1960's Olympics, women weren't allowed to compete in running races over 200 metres in distance.

Tuesday, 27 February, 2018 - 16:58

Baking has become increasingly popular in the UK in recent years.

Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 - 10:00

Are you more of a Sebastian from The Little Mermaid who tries to keep their friends out of trouble? Or are you like Pumbaa from The Lion King who is fun to be around?