Spanish language immersion program: paid for
Round trip tickets to Seville: purchased
Visa application: Process started today, should be ready to pick up in 5 weeks from the consulate
As you see I’ve had a productive few months. I didn’t want to post again until more progress had been made.
To summarize this leg of my plans, since I’ve made so many changes along the way: On August 29, I’ll be heading to Seville to do a language immersion program. I’ll be there until January 21, 2012. It kept getting pushed back and I didn’t think it’d happen at all, but it appears that I’m on my way (I don’t want to get all that excited until my feet are on Sevillan soil, there are still 10 weeks for something to go wrong).
As it’s turning out, it’s a good thing that my plans were pushed back. My little sister decided that she wants to study abroad in Seville. We google-maped our schools yesterday and they are literally about a block or two away from each other (4 minute walk, apparently).
At the moment, I’m working on improving my Spanish (mainly my vocabulary) to the best of my ability before arriving in Spain. It’s already at a good level, but my ultimate goal for my Spanish is to be at the C2 level of the CEFR. I had been learning French and Italian, but I figured I won’t be living in France anytime soon, and probably not in Italy at all, so they can wait (I’m coming up with a plan to work on my French fluency, but I’m waiting to mention it until said plan is underway, and that won’t be until I’m mostly finished with my Spain trip).
So yeah…almost there. Then this blog should start to get interesting lol.