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Conversations in Spain video

Nobody's there to judge you or to make fun of you if you make a mess

This film starts with a school director whose British father opened the first English language school in Granada in 1954. In this candid interview, the director explains why the first students were predominantly women. The second conversation features an Italian architect visiting Madrid on business. This advanced English learner shares his English learning journey, and reassures other learners that "nobody's there to judge you or to make fun of you if you make a mess." The film wraps up with a conversation with a native Spanish resident of Madrid who teaches English. She sheds light on the structure-based English education system in Spain and expresses her frustration that 13 years studying English does not qualify her as an "expert".