A Typical Horror Story

I was having a sleepover with my friends. A normal sleepover, like every teenager usually has. It was all going perfectly. Games, movies, snacks…  we were having lots of fun.

But then, Alex, suggested:

-Let’s play a game that I brought, it’s called Ouija Board.

-What is that game?- said Natalie.

-It’s a board with all of the letters, and the words “yes” or “no”. You also have a wooden triangle with a glass, where you put your finger. It supposedly is possessed by a demon. You need to make him questions and he answers by moving the triangle.

-Sounds fun, let’s play!- said everyone.

We started playing. The game already set, some of my friends got scared and said that they didn’t want to play, so it was down to me, Alex and Natalie. The three of us put our fingers in the triangle and asked:

-Is anybody there?

Nothing moved.We repeated the question.

-Is anybody there?

Still no answer. We repeated the question several times, changed the question but we didn’t get an answer.

-This isn’t working!- I said.

-Probably it isn’t real… – Alex replied.

Suddenly all the lights shut down and the objects in the room started shaking like crazy. We all got scared.

-What is happening?- we all said.

-I think we shouldn’t have played that game- said Natalie.

Everyone started running hoping to be able to escaped. Unfortunately, we realised that the doors were locked. We tried to call the police, but they didn’t believe us and hung up.

Suddenly we saw a shadow and everybody started screaming. We couldn’t move because we were too terryfied to react. He was getting closer and he started to kill everyone, one by one. I was so scared that I started to cry because the shadow was killing my friends.

And when he was walking to me I just closed my eyes and…

Suddenly I woke up and I saw all of my friends sleeping. And then I remembered, I had fallen asleep watching horror movies.

And now, every time they ask me to play that game I don’t let them play that game. I don’t want to see my friends being killed again.

 

Tomás Sousa

You Will Be Next!

While Liza was walking to Mark’s house, her phone rang. It was her mum. She said to go fast to her friend’s house because she had heard in the news that there was a killer in the streets of the city. When Liza arrived to Mark’s house, his family was shocked because they had also heard the news.

The two friends were in his bedroom to do their homework for school. Liza was looking through the window when suddenly she saw a dark shadow in an abandoned house. She told Mark what she had seen and he decided to investigate.

They went to the house and hid behind a wall. They looked through a window and they saw a strange man who was carrying dead bodies. He put them on a chair and, with the blood of the dead, he wrote on the wall “You Will Be Next”. Liza stepped on a pair of glasses which made a big noise. Fortunately the strange man didn’t heard. But unfortunately Mark’s phone started to ring. At that moment they started running but the killer cought them. He took them to the house.

Nobody knows what happened to them and nobody talks about them.

 

Mariana Soutelo

Sports in the future

Today, sports aren´t the same thing they were many years ago. Sports can lead to rivalry and corruption.

We think that, in the future, technology will help sports to be what they were meant to be.

Robots will be programmed to count the score and to keep the time; they will be referees and the game´s organisers. The trainers, the athlete´s agents and the club´s presidents will be robots so the games won´t be unfair. We will invent other sports like feline football or bulldozer basketball.

To conclude, the future will change sports and the way we see them.

Afonso Ribeiro; Gonçalo Rocha; Rui Silva  (Junior 5-Tony)

Schools in the future

Today school is very important because we learn many things for our future.

First of all, the school of today is without a bit of technology. But we believe the schools in  the future will have much more technology. The school of today is very simple, the bigger part of the students don´t like it, so we have to change it.

Secondly, we think that in the future things will be different, and here are some ideas that we have about this:

The teachers might be holograms;

We will use tablets (ex: in the tests, homework…);

The lockers will be opened using fingerprint recognition;

In the canteen, we will have a menu to choose all the food that we want to eat;

If a student is sick, they will have lessons using Skype, computers, tablets…

Finally, we want to say that the school of the future will have more technology, and maybe the students will start to like it more!!!

Guilherme Nereu, Simão Crispim, Pedro Rebelo, Maria Bastos Junior 5, Sat

 

 

Houses in the future

Houses are very important for our lives because they are where we live. They are our homes.

First of all, nowadays there are a few “green houses”, people are talking about solar panels, they are starting to reuse and recycle and starting to think about the intelligent use of water, because it is very important, and it might get scarce.

Secondly, people can get some solar panels for their houses, so that they can use the solar energy. They can also install some water saving system.

To sum up, we believe that in the future there will be more “green houses” and they will be more evolved. We hope that people will become conscious that it’s necessary to save energy and water.

Ana Margarida Veloso, Ana Sofia e Silva and Sara Maria Silva – J5, Sat, Tony

Entertainment in the future

The future is coming, and, in our opinion, entertainment is one of the most affected areas.

First of all, nowadays entertainment is very important for society because we need to relax in our free time. The cinema, the theatre, going to the swimming pool, going to adventure parks are all forms of entertainment.

Secondly, we think that we will continue to go to the cinema, to the theatre and to games rooms.

But the cinema will be in 5D, where each person will feel all the sensations of the film, for example water, cold and hot temperatures and movement.

In the future, when we play a game, we will enter the game and play with the other players.

To sum up, we will need new forms of technology for our free time and this is a good thing  because the world is changing quickly.Inês Penso, Margarida Pimenta, Mariana Leitão (Junior 5)

Boys’ night out

On Saturday night, Chris met his friends John and Anthony at 7.00. They wore Chelsea t-shirts. Before the football game, they went for dinner in an Italian restaurant. The friends ate pizza and drank beer, and they talked non-stop about girls and football. After that, they went to the stadium and they watched the football game. Because their team lost, they only had one drink and then they went to the disco. The men had a lot fun and danced for a long time. As they drank a lot, they went home by taxi. After this boys’ night out, they finally got home at 2.00.

Amália Pinto and Carina Oliveira

Boys’ night out

 

At seven o’clock John, Chris and Anthony met in the street, they talked about their plans for the night. They decided to wear the same t-shirts from their favourite team. First, they went to a restaurant, a pizza place, they had three different pizzas and three beers. During dinner they talked about many things especially girls and football. After that, the three friends went to the stadium to watch their favourite football team, but the team lost. Then they had more drinks to forget that, so they went to a disco to have a good time. They danced all night  until they felt tired and drunk, so they went home by taxi and at two o’clock they got home.

Marco Rodrigues & Kelly Brito

Mia Rose

Full name: Maria Antónia Teixeira Rosa

Artistic name: Mia Rose

Born: 26th January 1988

Origin: London, England

Nationalities: Portuguese and English

A little bit of her story:

Rose opened her YouTube account in December 2006 during her Christmas break from university. She posted videos singing various cover songs and in a month had a record number of subscriptions for a musician.

In May 2009, she wrote and recorded the song “Let Go”, selling it on iTunes in Portugal, where it became the best selling download, and got to number 2 on the Portuguese charts.

By Helena & Matilde

 

Paul Walker ID

 

Name: Paul William Walker

Born: September 12-1973

Died: November 30-2013

Job: Actor

Career: In 2001, Walker became famous when he was with actor Vin Diesel in the film The Fast and the Furious, the first film in the franchise. He was also in the sequel in 2003 2 Fast 2 Furious. He continued his career in Joy Ride (2001), Into the Blue (2005), and Timeline (2003).

Liked: acting, playing football, surfing and being with friends and family.

About his death: On November 30, 2013, at about 3:30 p.m., Paul Walker and Roger Rodas, 38, had a fatal car accident in California. Paul’s friend was driving at the time at an excessive speed but they didn’t have alcohol or drugs in their bodies.

 By Beatriz & Inês

David Beckham

David Beckam is English and he was a very famous football player. He was in various teams like: Manchester United, Real Madrid, Paris Saint Germain, LA Galaxy, and AC Milan.

He was an international player for England. On 7 December 1994, Beckham was in his first UEFA Champion league game and he was excellent because they won the match.

By Tomás & Pedro

Information sheet: what to see and do in Braga

By Ana Cecilia Lopes

Welcome to Braga

Studying in a foreign country can be exciting but it can also be challenging to become accustomed to a different culture. Below, there is some information that will help you to adapt during your stay.

What to wear.

Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the mountains, Braga’s climate is humid but temperate. In Winter and Autumn, the rainfall is high but the temperature is hardly ever below 0c. It is advisable to dress in layers and to wear warm coats, gloves and scarves.

In spring and summer, the temperature rises and the use of hats, sunscreen and cool clothes is recommended.

Getting Around

There are two main options to travel in Braga, the regular bus service or the more widespread, but expensive taxis.

Portuguese Customs

  • Usually, the Portuguese wake up at 7am or 8am and go to bed at 11 or 12 pm.
  • The Portuguese people have four meals per day: Breakfast at 8am, lunch at 1pm, a snack at 5pm and dinner at 8pm.
  • It is usual to eat occasionally in restaurants, especially at weekends.
  • It is common to go to a cafe after main meals.
  • Generally, the Portuguese arrive home after 6pm.
  • The Portuguese are reserved, spending the evenings mostly at home.
  • Family is important, hence there are a lot of family gatherings at important occasions.
  • The Portuguese are friendly and they treat their guests with kindness and respect.

If you need more information, please do not hesitate to contact us at ********@******.com or at the student Association’s office located in the main building of the University.