This modern technology has downsides, too... After my retirement almost a year ago, I've used spoken English very little. Stroke end of last summer did its own damage to my speech. Now, every time we are doing this with Dinesh I think all the time how terrible my lisping, word searching, Finnish and German infected English is.
As much as I like this project, counting days for my trip to Mumbai to begin, as much I feel ashamed listening myself speak
But, as Phone Man mentioned, we have come quite far. Internet is helping us to cross borders and boundaries as never before. Long live Internet!