Four long years, Cynthia and I have studied Spanish in Singapore at Las Lilas School. Over Whatsapp, one classmate mentioned that he is considering to drop our class and join another one. One that is not as taxing as our advance level. Another classmate reminded us that she too is leaving because her student visa… Continue reading End of Spanish Learning Era?
Compare to my good Spanish classmate Monster, I am a lot more conservative. When his colleagues asked him which level he is at after spending close to three years learning the language, he humbly replied, “Intermediate”. After all these years you are still at intermediate? they would ask. And he would reply, “Yes, intermediate”. To… Continue reading Say What? It Is Level Pre-Advanced 1 at Las Lilas School?
Today included, I have thirteen days to prepare for my upcoming Spanish examination. Over the years, I have this recurrent dream. In this dream, I would be inside an examination hall staring at exam questions that I have no clue on how to answer. And it is always this sense of anxiety that wakes me… Continue reading In This Deep Pool Of Español
In one Spanish class, our teacher Alejandra posed a question: How did you meet that someone important in your life? For those who have kids at home, you must have been bombarded by soul searching questions like this. What a way to relive your childhood. As for me, attending a Spanish class is as close… Continue reading How I Met My Mother (At A Dumpster She Said)
This is like a dream comes true. After two years and two months of learning Spanish, we are able to play Scrabble, in a Spanish style. On the last revision lesson before heading to the next module – Higher Intermediate 1 – our teacher Alejandra asked if the four of us wished to try out… Continue reading We Played Scrabble In Spanish ~ Jugamos Scrabble En Español