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Learning Spanish in Singapore

Postby ShanGk » Fri, 16 Feb 2007 10:21 pm

Hi all,

I m n search of schools that teach Spanish (Beginers Level) within Singapore. I don wanna go with online courses, jus wanna hav real time classes.

If u hav heard such or gone thru such courses can you list them down..

Btwn, this forum doesnt have a title on Education so had to put this post here, while i m sure this post cant be either put n 'Parenting, Family and Schools'

Un saludo y gracias de antemano!

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Re: Learning Spanish in Singapore

Postby 2die4 » Fri, 16 Feb 2007 10:28 pm

ShanGk wrote:Hi all,

I m n search of schools that teach Spanish (Beginers Level) within Singapore. I don wanna go with online courses, jus wanna hav real time classes.

If u hav heard such or gone thru such courses can you list them down..

Btwn, this forum doesnt have a title on Education so had to put this post here, while i m sure this post cant be either put n 'Parenting, Family and Schools'

Un saludo y gracias de antemano!


como esta?

why do u want to learn Spanish?

Well, anyway haven't heard of any formal Spanish school here...

maybe you can check the internet... yahoo search or google?

I'm part Spanish and when my abuela (grandma) was still alive we speak Spanish at home... but I can't help you that much... haven't had practice for the last 9 years...
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Gracias..

Postby ShanGk » Fri, 16 Feb 2007 10:36 pm

Hola!

Chevere. Estoy muy bien, Estás bien?

Que onda?

Of Course, I wanna communicate with my Latino friends.

hw abt u.. latino or spaniards' spanish..

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 16 Feb 2007 10:50 pm

A wee bit closer. The Philippines. So I would guess hers would be closer to Spaniards Spanish. :oops!:
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Re: Learning Spanish in Singapore

Postby ShanGk » Fri, 16 Feb 2007 10:51 pm

2die4 wrote:maybe you can check the internet... yahoo search or google?

Hola otra vez!

I m tired searching internet and in fact i wanna get opinion from persons who have learned thru classes and got the real benefit.

More over, i have gone thru online classes, where one cant speak to develop the language skill

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Postby Asian_Geekette » Sat, 17 Feb 2007 1:12 pm

Back in my university days, Spanish was a language elective. When I got out of the uni, I did take some courses in Instituto Cervantes. I'm not sure if there's a branch of Instituto Cervantes there. It's similar to the Alliance de Francais institute where you get to learn the language but the course fees are not that expensive.

Oh wait... I just googled Instituto Cervantes. It seems there's no IC in Singapore:

http://www.cervantes.es/seg_nivel/mundo ... ncipal.jsp

There's one in KL though.
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Re: Gracias..

Postby 2die4 » Sat, 17 Feb 2007 6:20 pm

ShanGk wrote:Hola!

Chevere. Estoy muy bien, Estás bien?

Que onda?

Of Course, I wanna communicate with my Latino friends.

hw abt u.. latino or spaniards' spanish..


Muy bien! gracias...

It's Spaniard Spanish... not the latino Spanish...

I also had Spanish language elective from the university....

but you really need someone who speaks the language as well... so you can practice... i think it's great idea to study iin a formal school...

yo le deseo suerte a estudiar Espanol... :wink:
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Postby 2die4 » Sat, 17 Feb 2007 6:22 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:A wee bit closer. The Philippines. So I would guess hers would be closer to Spaniards Spanish. :oops!:


No need to :oops!: yeah i guess it is because that's my grandmother's language... what's wrong with that? 8-)
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Postby Victor_rs » Sat, 17 Feb 2007 6:41 pm

The first option is to find a Colombian girlfriend in Singapore, the colombian spanish is the purest in the world, and colombians are pretty and has cumbia in their blood.

2 NTU spanish society, They are nice but in general have no time for the meetings and you will learn only american words like "chili con carne" or "fajitas"

http://clubs.ntu.edu.sg/spanishsociety/ ... ews=080106

3 Go to live to Bolivia for 3 months, you will learn spanish and how the Indians defend their rights against american imperialism

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 17 Feb 2007 7:37 pm

Victor_rs wrote:The first option is to find a Colombian girlfriend in Singapore, the colombian spanish is the purest in the world, and colombians are pretty and has cumbia in their blood.

2 NTU spanish society, They are nice but in general have no time for the meetings and you will learn only american words like "chili con carne" or "fajitas"

http://clubs.ntu.edu.sg/spanishsociety/ ... ews=080106

3 Go to live to Bolivia for 3 months, you will learn spanish and how the Indians defend their rights against american imperialism



Told you, I'd sure like to have some of whatever he's smoking or snorting. Now I think I know. He's got his weed/snow mixed up with the language there. It not the language that pure! :cool:

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Re: Gracias..

Postby ShanGk » Sat, 17 Feb 2007 8:31 pm

2die4 wrote:
yo le deseo suerte a estudiar Espanol... :wink:


Amiga, thanks a lot :D

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Postby ShanGk » Sat, 17 Feb 2007 8:37 pm

Victor_rs wrote:The first option is to find a Colombian girlfriend in Singapore, the colombian spanish is the purest in the world, and colombians are pretty and has cumbia in their blood.


Finding Colombians in Singapore is easy i know :) but coz of their tight schedule, cant have this topic to be discussed with.. :lol:

Btwn, wat that cumbia mean? :???:

i too have friends from mailfriends.com where many latino people from Ecuador, CO and much more could be found out, but in those forums one have to discuss only in English

while many latino forums are there too, but have to have good communication to discuss some topic there..

thanks for the input

will do as said, while still i m n search

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 17 Feb 2007 10:03 pm

ShanGk wrote:
Victor_rs wrote:........., and colombians are pretty and has cumbia in their blood.

Btwn, wat that cumbia mean? :???:



ShanGk,

Cumbia is only a dance native Colombia.

Victor_rs,

What does having cumbia in one's blood have to do with language?

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Postby hei guess what » Sat, 17 Feb 2007 11:46 pm

The only Spanish (as in Spain) school following the Instituto Cervantes syllabus in Singapore is Las Lilas Spanish and Portuguese Language and Cultural School

http://laslilasschool.com/newsletter/news1/news1.pdf

http://www.laslilasschool.com/utterlysp ... 16en.htm#1

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Re: Gracias..

Postby 2die4 » Sun, 18 Feb 2007 9:48 am

ShanGk wrote:
2die4 wrote:
yo le deseo suerte a estudiar Espanol... :wink:


Amiga, thanks a lot :D


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