I started off with the basic level. The fact that Mr. Govindani taught from a book written by him really impressed me, because it is not very common to find language teachers who teach from their own publication. The systematic layout of the book ‘Spanish made easy’ really made the job easy and fun to learn. The book has ample amount of vocabulary, grammatical exercises and pictorial representations which helps in easy understanding of the language. Slowly, I graduated from the basic level to the intermediate and then the advanced. In no time I realized that my fluency of spoken Spanish had really improved. Mr. Govindani took note of this, and offered me to accompany him in his work. I immediately accepted the offer and since then I have been doing various kinds of translations, interpretations, voiceovers etc… in Spanish. It feels great to be part of such an ace academy and pursuing such a unique and professional career.
Academia de Español is better than most other Spanish institutes in the city having a vast collection of study material like easy to learn audio and video CD’s, books, dictionaries (technical and general) etc… collected over the past so many years from Spain.
Look no further because you have found the best Spanish classes in India. Academia de Español is a well-known organization for Spanish learners. I started learning Spanish from Mr. Dinesh Govindani three years back and today I am a successful Spanish teacher in Mumbai.”
At Academia de Espanol, the beginners and advanced courses are taught by knowledgeable faculty who are well versed with the language. The courses consist of two different books that are usually completed in thirty hours. Each topic is taught very carefully so that students understand the material and then you are given a chance to do an exercise in front of the teacher. The teachers at Academia de Español have a very organized teaching style and along with grammar and conversation they encourage discussion about the Spanish life and culture. The faculty also gives enough handouts so that you can practice your Spanish at home. Moreover, they also persuade the students to only speak in Spanish during the class.
My experience with the faculty and classmates at Academia de Espanol has truly been memorable. Mr. Govindani encouraged me to continue learning Spanish, read Spanish books, watch Spanish films and listen to Spanish music. Today I am very happy that I know Spanish, because anyone who learns this language can have endless career options. I will be happy to answer any questions regarding the Academia de Espanol.
I studied Spanish in Mumbai and further did a course in Barcelona, Spain. It has been a great experience learning Spanish and like any language there is always more to learn. Initially I started learning this language to help my husband with his business of exports as Spanish is widely spoken in Latin America. We have been quiet successful in making contacts with the people there who usually speak only Spanish. I am now working with Academia de Español with Mr. Govindani who is a really good person and a true Gentleman. Working with him is adding to my knowledge besides paying me well. I have helped him with lot of translation like sub titling for movies, story books, business communication, transcription of serials and movies. Every translation job is different and is quiet interesting and a good learning experience.”
Under him I have also started teaching at British Institute, Mumbai and am taking regular classes there. I am really enjoying working in this field as every day there is something new.
I would highly recommend people (especially youngsters) to learn this language as it is spoken and understood worldwide. It is second official language in USA and highly used in South and Central America. A job as a Spanish translator and an interpreter can be very gainful monetarily as well as qualitatively as one unfolds new challenges every day.
SO IF YOU HAVE MADE UP YOUR MIND TO GO FOR IT, THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE IN MUMBAI THAN ACADEMIA DE ESPAÑOL!!!
They make me understand the text very well, apart from the text they make me aware about new information relating to the spanish language on the internet, new articles about spanish and other foreign languages.
It really feels great to learn a new language, new words and new constructions, as it is said ” you should love a language to learn it”, my love for this language was generated in this academy”
Dinesh Sir has been a constant source of guidance and motivation when I wanted to learn this language and subsequently even when I decided to myself take up teaching Spanish as a profession.
It is his constant support that has given me the confidence to explore this new field and extend the same guidance and knowledge to my students. It has been his constant endeavor to enable his students to gain as much knowledge about this language as can be possible and he always extends his support for the same.
So if you want to learn Spanish, look no further, Academia De Espanol is the best place in Mumbai.
Anshumaan, Ecole Mondial World School
The idea to embrace it as a career hit me pretty late, but I am glad it did. I have always believed in this one-liner… “It’s better late than never.” After having written in a newspaper for a couple of years, I was looking at a refreshing break. Thus, I put my hands on Spanish and from then on my journey started. Having learnt spoken Spanish before, catching up the language, particularly the grammar wasn’t very difficult.
“Earn while you learn” is an excellent concept practiced at the Academy. One such opportunity came knocking my door where I was asked to translate something. Then came a teaching assignment, which instilled confidence in me. That marked the start of my liking and serious thinking towards Spanish as a career and from thereon there is no looking back.
I would like to thank Mr. Dinesh & Mrs. Vidya Govindani for having given me good opportunities to experiment and excel in them. Their constant support helps me perform even better.
I decided to learn Spanish to make a career in it. The best thing I like about learning Spanish at Academia de Espanol is that both Sir & Ma’am make learning a fun filled experience. Their method of teaching helps students to learn as well as excel & develop a command over the language. They do this through word games, story books, grammar books, translation & interpretation assignments & excellent text books, for each level, written by Mr. Govindani himself. Moreover, it is not hourly based course but syllabus based course, unlike in other institutes.
I have started with a few interpretation & translation assignments through this institute and the experience has increased my confidence. In my opinion, in Mumbai, this is the best place to learn Spanish.
When I had made up my mind to learn a foreign language, it was very confusing as to which foreign language to opt for. Finally, I decided upon Spanish and today I feel very satisfied having taken the right decision and having found the right Institute for Spanish in ACADEMIA DE ESPAÑOL.
To me, Academia De Español is not just an institute but it’s like a home. The atmosphere in the institute and the care and attention extended by Mr. Dinesh Govindani & Mrs. Vidya Govindani to a student, makes one feel so. Govindanis, whom we call “Sir” & “Mam”, are wonderful people with whom Spanish can be learnt with. Learning Spanish is not easy but learning with full zeal and enthusiasm with sir and mam is that what can be looked forward to. They make learning Spanish very easy and simple to understand.
I would like to thank Mr. & Mrs. Govindani for giving me an opportunity.
Greetings to you, I want to take this moment to thank you, Vidya Madam, Twinkle and all those who were my guides for successful completion of Spanish Language Basic course, now I indeed realize the importance of the language since I’ve started using the same in my official communication with clients in the Latin American region.
If at all I get a chance to settle in Mumbai again, I’ll definitely join for a higher level course with your prestigious institution.
Thanking you all once again.
When you first step into Academia de Español, you think of it as a small & simple Spanish teaching academy but mind you nothing about it is small or simple. It is a larger than life institute with friendly and dedicated teachers. The academy has a distinct style of teaching which helps you set your own space of learning. So it makes you confident about your Spanish speaking skills.
Pallavi D Warpalak
I would thank my sir and ma’am for being so kind and supportive during my learning at the academy.
Suman Singh - Tata Motors
A big thank you to Dinesh and Vidya! My association with you’ll since the past year and a half has been extremely fruitful and enjoyable. There is much I have learnt from both of you. I would look forward to my Spanish classes and it would be the highlight of my week. It was so much fun bantering and arguing and learning with you’ll. I appreciate all the helpful advice you’ll have given me on the Spanish front and with my personal problems. I appreciate them!
I will be in touch and I hope to come back to class soon!
Fr. Robin Chellamthara
Cordial greetings from the Diocese of Kanjirapally.
Thank you very much for the wonderful training you gave me at your Spanish Language Academy. I had a wonderful experience there and am grateful that I had the opportunity to attend your Academy.
I greatly appreciate the one-to-one training module with audio-visual aids, flexible timings, training in writing methodology, speaking classes etc. I was very happy at the large amount of information you gave me about Spain in general, the food habits, living conditions, people’s attitudes, seasons etc. These practical classes were very useful and they gave me the confidence that I will be able to manage myself while in Spain. The friendly atmosphere that Mr. Dinesh Govindani and Mrs. Vidya Govindani were able to offer at the Academy made the learning process enjoyable and congenial.
Thanking both of once again, I remain.
Fr. Robin Chellamthara
Diocese of Kanjirapally
I called Prof. Dinesh Govindani after learning about Academia De Espanol in Mumbai through an online search. From the outset Mr. Govindani was welcoming and invited us to his facilities in Andheri. After a brief conversation with him we enrolled at the institute for the basic level course. For me the biggest factor was that the academy is FIDESCU certified, which is an internationally recognized certification and specifically at INSEAD.
My experience at Academia de Espanol has been great. The faculty, the training materials and the setup- all facilitate an immersive learning experience. Further, Mr. Govindani is a native of Spain and is very knowledgeable of Spanish life and culture, which lends added color to the lessons. The other faculty, Mr. Abhishek Chaturvedi is also very qualified and competent.
The timings are flexible, considering they are open seven days a week and you can pick and choose when you want to come. The lessons are organized in manageable, bite-sized portions with ample homework, all of which ensures that students thoroughly absorb the material. Moreover, since this is essentially one on one coaching the lessons progress at a pace determined by you, unlike a classroom environment where you can quickly find yourself falling behind others. This is extremely important when learning a new language because not everyone grasps at the same speed. It is also ideal for students and working professionals because you pick the days and timings that work for you.
I am extremely happy to have joined academia de espanol. Soon I will complete my basic level certification. I fully expect to continue at the academy and enroll in the speaking and advanced level classes.
A big Thank You for your excellent teaching methods and aids provided to my daughter Sanjna during the Level 1 course she attended at your esteemed Institute! The Spanish lessons taken at your Institute has enabled her to top all her Spanish tests here in the US. She has scored full 100 in all the Spanish tests she has taken so far and will be advanced to honors class – this has been possible only with the learning and attention she received at your Institute.
Wishing you and your Institute more success!
I was extremely happy with the format that the course was offered in, and the caliber of all the instructors there. Their immersive learning format, coupled with the flexibility in timings and course duration was extremely useful and allowed me to accelerate my learning. The books that they provide are very thorough and contain easy to follow rules. The exercises that follow after each lesson are an excellent tool to understand each concept and its application.
I was very happy with the level of instruction, and their ability to understand and correct grammatical errors at the source.
I would recommend this academy to anyone who is interested in learning Spanish.
It is nice to learn Spanish from Vidya ma’am because she teaches very well. She teaches with patience. It is easy to understand when she teaches. I’m learning to read and to write Spanish very well. The book, “Spanish made easy” is also very easy to use. I make sense when I speak in Spanish now. Vidya ma’am makes Spanish fun and interesting. I like to speak in Spanish now. I am thankful to Vidya ma’am for teaching me with patience.
Spanish was one of the languages I wanted to learn from ages n dis institution taught me very well.
Mrs. Vidya Govindani d professor was very nice and taught Spanish in a very interesting way.
She was very committed and made sure that we didn’t have any difficulties while learning the language.
Study material provided to us were good which connected us to the language in an easier way.
I thank Vidya ma’am for having taught us with patience.
We enjoy learning with Mrs. Vidya Govindani.
Hello, I’m sorry to leave without saying ”Muchas Gracias”. I have been very busy but your school is fantastic and INSEAD has accepted my certificates. Thank you very much and I hope you are very well!