It's out in the open!
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How long has this been going on for? This is a question normally associated with secret affairs and spells the climax of an affair before it goes public. It happened to me too, when my secret affair with
From the time I first heard Baccara to the last time Julio sang my ears have always loved the sound of Spanish beats and the language. I also love the accent with which Spaniards speak English. At the back of my mind Spanish was something I always wanted to learn and my recent sabbatical gave me the perfect opportunity to do exactly that.
I started dreaming about a wonderful long holiday in
I was on my way to Academia de Espanol my third stop and final attempt to find a decent place to learn Spanish. For a city like Mumbai which is much touted for the endless opportunity it offers my experiences that morning were disappointing. My first stop at a place called Language Lab in front of Bandra station was a total disaster. I was sure that if I enrolled there I would also have to enroll into an anti-depression clinic within a weeks time.
The second stop was in Bandra again at a place called Instituto Hispania. It looked like a decent outfit but I found it to be too rigid.
I arrived at Academia de Espanol around and met Mr Dinesh Govindani the man behind the institute. I had visited their website and knew that he was a native of
Circa Aug 2008, I was back from
It’s Sept end and I’m almost one month into the course. It’s been an interesting time and in my next couple of posts I’ll try and give you a glimpse of my experiences, my classmates, my teacher et al. It’s Adios until then.
My posts - “The Thrill” and “The Star Cast” (available on vynesblog.blogspot.com - " Sept and Oct 08) will give you idea how this progressed.
In the next post I want to write about the wonderful experience I’ve had on a language learning website where I got teach a lot of English to Spanish speakers and made some great friends in Latin America.