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Founded in 1998, Academia De Español (AE) is an award-winning Spanish language institution that offers the very best in an extensive array of services linked to the Spanish language industry in India. Our team is comprised of experienced Academicians, native Translators and Interpreters fully committed to their goal of popularizing Spanish among the Indian community.

As an official F.I.D.E.S.C.U and SIELE accredited school with over two decades of teaching experience, we welcome 3000+ students per annum online and at our schools in Andheri, Bandra, Chembur and Thane. We offer a diverse portfolio of B2B and B2C solutions including On-Campus and Live Online Spanish Training, Sworn & Certified Translations, Interpretation, Dubbing, Business Spanish Courses, E-Learning and Study Abroad Programs.

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Spanish in Schools & Universities

In today’s global world, it is deemed important to have multicultural ideologies and hence students should not only be aware of their own culture but also of a distinctive one and at the same time, appreciate the similarities and the differences. This is why, AE has a team of tutors exclusively dedicated to designing quality Spanish Language programs for schools and colleges across Mumbai. Our teaching technique is implemented at several prestigious institutions such as IIM Shillong, Mumbai University, Jamnabai Narsee International School, NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies), Sasmira’s Institute of Management Studies and Research, Arya Vidya Mandir School, Jio Institute, Mithibai College, Kingston University and S.P Jain Institute of Management Studies. Additionally, our tutors are often praised for being able to teach even the most complex grammar rules with ease and enriching students with cultural anecdotes that inspire them to learn even more about the language.
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Corporate Training

AE specializes in Corporate Language Training solutions since 1998. Every year we train hundreds of executives from firms like Reliance Industries, Colgate, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Larsen & Toubro, NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India), Sulphur Mills, Sterling and Wilson and more so they can bridge the language gap and communicate effectively with their hispanic counterparts. Our business language courses are custom-designed to meet individual company needs. This ensures the most relevant, cost-effective training in the shortest time possible. We also work closely with Human Resource and Training Departments to define company goals and identify training gaps, who are provided monthly progress reports in order to keep companies well-informed of the proficiency of their executives in language acquisition. Executive language students receive the very highest degree of individual attention. Read More

Translation Services

AE has been providing Sworn and Certified translation services to clients in need of professional English to Spanish translations for over 20 years. Our team of highly experienced translators comprises of native experts with advanced degrees in Spanish Translation and Interpretation. AE has also worked with companies to translate and subtitle popular Bollywood films over the past few years, to make the latest movies available to the Spanish-speaking world.  We undertake assignments from some of India’s biggest companies including Reliance, Essar, Colgate, RPG, Citibank, The Times Group, Glenmark, Wockhardt, Avesta, Larsen and Toubro, Tata, Mahindra and Mahindra, Congnizant, Cipla, Sulphur Mills and Famy Care among others.  Our areas of expertise include Pharmaceuticals, Advesrtising, Marketing, IT and Engineering. Given our vast experience, companies can rest assured that their technical catalogs, user manuals, websites and other industry-specific marketing collateral will be translated effectively and accurately.

Interpretation Services

For companies, or individuals within companies, that have to interact with their Spanish counterparts, but lack the requisite knowledge of the language to communicate effectively, the team at AE provides interpretation services at fair prices. From trade fairs to board meetings to negociations, AE has provided interpretation services for companies and councils including the Plastic Export Promotion Council, Mahindra & Mahindra, Raychem RPG, Ford Foundation, CII Indo-American Pharma Meet, and many more. Click here for further details.

OUR STUDENT NETWORK

We currently teach students in over 16 countries since 1998 and we’re expanding our client base every year through our live online programs. Our online courses help build strong bonds and lasting relationships with our students from all over the world. Explore our online programs here.

Canada

United States

Mexico

Colombia

United Kingdom

Belgium

Switzerland

France

Spain

U.A.E

India

Thailand

 

Hong Kong

Vietnam

Singapore

Australia

Awards Received

BEST SPANISH TRAINING INSTITUTE

Academia De Español once again bagged the award for the “Best Spanish Training Institute” in India.

SPANISH LANGUAGE TRAINER OF THE YEAR

Our Co-Founder Mrs. Vidya Govindani also won the award for the “Spanish Language Trainer of the Year” in India.

MOST PROMISING SPANISH TRAINING INSTITUTE

Academia De Español has won the award for the “Most Promising Spanish Training Institute” of all time in India.

International Exams We Offer

Accredited SIELE Centre

Academia De Español is affiliated to the Spanish governmental entity SIELE and we offer the SIELE (International Assessment Service for the Spanish Language) examinations.The accreditation by SIELE implies that we are eligible to conduct international exams for language enthusiasts who wish to test their knowledge in Spanish at the international level in accordance to today's modern standards. Read More

Accredited DIE Centre

Academia De Español is affiliated to the Fundación F.I.D.E.S.C.U under the Spanish Education Ministry and we offer the D.I.E. (Diploma Internacional de Español) examinations.The accreditation by F.I.D.E.S.C.U implies that we are eligible to conduct international certification examinations for language enthusiasts who wish to test their knowledge in Spanish at the international level.

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Our Study Material

Academia de Español is the only language school in India that publishes its own books, which are especially designed by the team to suit the learning styles and evolving needs of the Indian community. These are in perfect accordance with the international curriculum of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and cover the aspects of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening thoroughly in each level. Our textbooks have been used extensively throughout India for lessons imparted at all our schools and at other prestigious institutions such as the NMIMS, SVKM Business School, Sasmiras Business School, Jamnabai Narsee International School, Arya Vidya Mandir School, IIM Shillong, Jio Institute and many others. They have all been authored by Mr. Dinesh Govindani, honorable founder of the AE Schools established in 1998. Read More

SPANISH MADE EASY : A1 Level

SPANISH MADE EASY : A2 Level

SPANISH MADE EASY : B2 Level

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Make the most of your course at Academia de Español by participating in our Cultural Activity Programs. Our activities are informative, interesting and most of all… FUN!  Every week we organize extra activities that complement your classroom learning where you can put your Spanish to the test and learn more about the culture and lifestyle of Spain. No matter what level of Spanish you have, we adapt the activity for all levels. 

 

All of our Cultural Activities are led by one of our Spanish teachers, who prepares exercises and challenges to make each activity educational as well as lots of fun. Students learn all about the local culture and customs, as well as vocabulary and phrases for them to use when they travel to Spain. Some of these activities include after-class tapas, educational seminars, vineyard tours, cooking classes, traditional dance workshops and much more! Below is our weekly activity calendar: 

March’23 │ ₹99

STUDY SPANISH IN SPAIN SEMINAR

We regularly host educative seminars on the various Study in Spain programs (short- and long-term) that students can opt in for while they reside with a Spanish host family to explore the lifestyle and culture of Spain alongside applying for internships and full-time jobs in Spain to broaden their career opportunities.

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Bandra

March’23 │ ₹149

sensual bachata workshop

It’s time to get your dancing shoes on because we are ready to take you to a whole new dance experience with a first of its kind Sensual Bachata workshop. Explore the popular and sensual dance form from the Dominican Republic solo or with a partner only at AE. 

Modality: In-person 

Venue: Academia de Español Bandra

April’23 │ ₹99

AE GAME PARTY

ARE YOU READY TO PLAY? The #AEGameParty will give you the opportunity to practice and put your Spanish to use with team challenges, board game competitions and exciting prizes. Come along solo or with a friend to experience the fun followed by a mini tapas spread for you to experience some Spanish delicacies with the #AEFamily.

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Andheri

May’23 │ ₹99

SPANISH ART WORKSHOP

Let’s talk Spanish art! We’re hosting an educative workshop on the journey of the late Spanish artist Pino Ojeda where her grandson will be taking us through her work and contribution to the field of art and literature in Spain. This will be followed by a hands-on workshop recreating live one of her most iconic art pieces “Marismas” from 1970. Chicos, it’s time to paint😍

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Andheri

June ’23 │ ₹99

ARGENTINIAN CULTURE SEMINAR

We’re hosting an educative seminar in association with the Argentinian Consulate wherein Deputy Consul H.E. Maria Virgina Yapur will be visiting our center to provide detailed insight on the Argentinian tourism, gastronomy, the origin of its traditional infusion ‘Yerba Mate’ and the authentic Argentinian way of life. This will be followed by a live tasting of the highly acclaimed drink for the seminar attendees, only at AE Bandra💙

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Bandra

July ’23 │ ₹149

SPANISH SANGRIA MASTERCLASS

It’s wine o’clock!😍🍷We’re hosting a Spanish Sangria making Masterclass in collaboration with renowned mixologist Mahesh Solanki who will be providing detailed insight on the origin of the drink and its variations over the years. This will be followed by a hands-on masterclass where students will learn to prepare the drink in its authentic style, just like the Spaniards do. This will be accompanied by light Spanish tapas for the seminar attendees, only at AE Andheri💙

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Andheri

 

August ’23 │ ₹99

SPANISH BASICS SEMINAR

We’re hosting an educative seminar on the basics of Spanish language wherein enthusiasts will explore the language fundamentals from scratch with award winning Spanish educator @twinklegovindanii in person at our school in Bandra West. Students will learn written and conversational Spanish to encourage speaking confidently in Spanish speaking environments alongside viable career opportunities with the language in India. Seminar includes a traditional Spanish Sangria and tapas tasting afterparty for the attendees.

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Bandra

 

September ’23 │ ₹99

ARGENTINIAN FILM AND FOOD FESTIVAL

🎬 It’s SHOW TIME! Immerse Yourself in the Rich Tapestry of Argentinian Cinema! Join Us on September 2nd at 11am🎥 Get ready to be moved, inspired, and entertained by a carefully curated selection of captivating Argentinian short films that capture the essence of the country’s vibrant culture and storytelling to experience the true magic of Argentina. As a special treat, we’re inviting you to indulge your taste buds in a delectable Argentinian dessert tasting session. Savor the flavors that mirror the warmth and passion of Argentina, right after the enlightening seminar.

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Bandra

 

October ’23 │ ₹149

SPANISH PAELLA CLASS

🥘 Are you READY to discover the magic of Spanish cuisine? Chef duo Francisco Perera and Francisca Santana, straight from Spain, will be visiting our school to take you on a culinary journey to the heart of Valencia, the birthplace of Paella. Learn the secrets, history, and the art of crafting this iconic Spanish dish from scratch in vegetarian and non-vegetarian versions.

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Bandra

 

December ’23 │ ₹149

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS SEMINAR

Unwrap the Magic of Spanish Christmas Traditions🎄Join us for an exclusive seminar featuring culture expert Toñi León, straight from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, as she unravels the enchanting tapestry of Christmas traditions in Spain, providing a unique perspective enriched with regional flavors. Following the enlightening seminar, indulge your taste buds in a delightful tasting session featuring traditional Spanish desserts – Turron and Chocolate con Churros.

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Andheri

 

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🌍✈️ Embark on the Ultimate Spanish Adventure! Study Spanish in Spain - Madrid & Barcelona Edition! 🇪🇸📚

🗓️ Dates: May 4th to 18th, 2024

🏡 Live Like a Local: Immerse yourself in the vibrant Spanish culture by staying with our handpicked hospitable host families in both Madrid and Barcelona.

📚 Top-notch Spanish Education: Elevate your language skills at Spain’s premier Spanish school, AIL Madrid. Our program is crafted for 10 students, ensuring personalized attention and effective learning.

🏰 Explore Iconic Landmarks: Wander through the historic streets of Madrid and Barcelona, visiting landmarks like the Royal Palace, Sagrada Familia, and more! History comes to life as you step into the heart of Spanish heritage with guided tours.

🍲 Savor Spanish Gastronomy: Indulge in a culinary journey, tasting the authentic flavors of Spain. From paella in Valencia to churros in Madrid, your taste buds are in for a treat!

🌐 Comprehensive Cultural Immersion: Our vision goes beyond the classroom. Engage in immersive activities that deepen your connection with Spanish traditions, folklore, and daily life.

👫 Limited Spots Available: Join a select group of students for an unforgettable Spanish learning experience. Make lifelong memories and forge friendships that span the globe.

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🌍✈️ Embark on the Ultimate Spanish Adventure! Study Spanish in Spain - Madrid & Barcelona Edition! 🇪🇸📚

🗓️ Dates: May 4th to 18th, 2024

🏡 Live Like a Local: Immerse yourself in the vibrant Spanish culture by staying with our handpicked hospitable host families in both Madrid and Barcelona.

📚 Top-notch Spanish Education: Elevate your language skills at Spain’s premier Spanish school, AIL Madrid. Our program is crafted for 10 students, ensuring personalized attention and effective learning.

🏰 Explore Iconic Landmarks: Wander through the historic streets of Madrid and Barcelona, visiting landmarks like the Royal Palace, Sagrada Familia, and more! History comes to life as you step into the heart of Spanish heritage with guided tours.

🍲 Savor Spanish Gastronomy: Indulge in a culinary journey, tasting the authentic flavors of Spain. From paella in Valencia to churros in Madrid, your taste buds are in for a treat!

🌐 Comprehensive Cultural Immersion: Our vision goes beyond the classroom. Engage in immersive activities that deepen your connection with Spanish traditions, folklore, and daily life.

👫 Limited Spots Available: Join a select group of students for an unforgettable Spanish learning experience. Make lifelong memories and forge friendships that span the globe.

Secure Your Spot Now! Don’t Miss Out on the Spanish Experience of a Lifetime🇪🇸

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Wishing our AE family a very Happy Republic Day!
Jai Hind! 🇮🇳

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We are IN THE NEWS😍 · We’re thrilled to share that @twinklegovindanii, Academic Director at the AE Schools, is making headlines in today’s @middayindia newspaper for the release of her latest children’s Spanish book, Mis Aventuras de Español.

We’re grateful to witness widespread recognition by the media for our contribution to the field of Spanish in India and accentuating the importance of beginning to study a foreign language at an early age.

Catch the full article on Sunday, 21st January Mid-Day print and e-paper.

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A Common mistake for beginners.
Tengo sed - I am thirsty
Estoy sediento- I am parched

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