Our online info-meetings
The SVI hosts online info-meetings for people who can’t come to our offices and because of the current pandemic, we have bumped up the number of online meetings! Come and hear about our international volunteering projects and learn more ab..
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Cultural immersion trips: the ultra-modern way to discover the world
The SVI has always been sharing with its members all new opportunities made possible by modern innovations. With us you can learn languages online with certified teachers and native speakers; you can participate in affordable study trips in cu..
What is special about our language trips?
Why learning languages? Our special language trips were designed to respond to a specific need regarding languages. Here at the SVI, as well as being an end in itself, learning languages is a way to promote intercultural awareness and exchange..
A1, B2, C1… What is the “CEFRL”?
What is the CEFRL for? Have you ever been in this situation? You want to apply for a job, an internship or a voluntary project abroad, but at the very moment you’re about to click and send your email, you notice a tiny little detail you had ..
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During one of our Conversation Tables (every Wednesday at 5 pm on Zoom), we got the opportunity to discuss in English about a topic that concerns us all: ethical travel. But what does it mean, actually? What does travelling in an ethical way i..
Travelling as a Woman
During our online conversation tables on Zoom (every Wednesday at 5 p.m. in English, and every Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Spanish), we get to exchange with our participants about varied topics in connection with the world of travels. It was therefor..
Haste Makes Waste: What is Slow Travel?
SLOW TRAVEL: an alternative way of travelling There we are. The world has slowly begun to progressively reopen and, soon, life will be returning to normal. Normal, really? Not quite. Just because this lockdown phase went well, doesn’t mean w..
Language Immersion: Another Way To Learn A Language
CUTE LITTLE SHEEP… Let’s say you have two weeks of holiday, or a month, or even a whole year that you can dedicate to learning a language, during or after your studies. First, it is a unique opportunity to have that time during higher ..
Voluntourism Against Volunteering: What is the Difference?
If you know the SVI well, or if you ever went on a voluntary project or language stay with us, then the concept of voluntourism is nothing new to you. Probably, you have already heard us harping on about it during our predeparture weekends or ..
Food Across the World
We can talk about travel and adventure. About world tour, about culture. About languages, about monuments. We’re all different on these matters. Everyone has their own vision and interests. But there is one topic that all people on Earth sha..