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In the Media : Sydney Spanish Language Group !!!!

Extracts from Bernard Lane's Article/in the Australian newspaper /Lingua, frankly, is underrated June 24,2009 on the eve of the opening of Cervantes institute in Sydney.

The Australian Newspaper article was about the opening of Cervantes Institute .He made references with regards to Sydney Spanish Language Group.

He said :

One tactic of the academy under pressure is to cut contact hours. You'd imagine the more time that teachers and students spend together the better, but it costs money. Italian at one university went from eight hours a week in 1964 to four in 2007 and three in 2008.
I was thinking about this last Thursday night at the Sydney Spanish meet-up, which is part of a global network of web-based groups that bring together people with common interests, ours being conversation. Three hours flew by.
The crowd at Club Swans in Kings Cross included an Irishman with an Argentinian accent and his old flatmate from Buenos Aires, two Colombian students, a Japanese girl, a schoolteacher returned from Mexico, and an irrepressible lawyer ticked off for asking questions in English.
The cocktails were half-price, the mood relaxed and noisy, but this was real, live language practice.

See Link to Mr Bernard Lane's full article


Our Comments on Mr Lane's Article:

We agree with Mr Bernard Lane's Views about Sydney Spanish Language Group. He certainly articulated the objectives of this group in a practical way .
Yes this group has a role to play in terms of assisting college, university students and members of the public improve their Spanish via direct conversation meetings that we hold accross Sydney .

Educational institutions have their programs to plan and manage , and we are always prepared to work with these higher education institutions,other colleges and now Cervantes Institute to improve the Spanish conversational skills of their students free of charge .

The new program that we are starting this week addresses the other side of the equation! English Language conversational meetings to assist native Spanish Speakers improve their English !
Meanwhile adding a further value , thus promoting harmony and friendship in the Australian community


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