ESL Worksheets - Conversations in Spain
The EnglishClub video Conversations in Spain 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".
The Student Worksheet above consists of eight activities to be done before, during and after the video. You can choose to do some or all of the activities. If you do all activities, you may wish to split them over two lessons. The Teacher's Notes give detailed guidance and answers.
The Optional Quiz is printable direct from the webpage and includes answers for the teacher (which will be stripped out when printed).
The Video can be viewed online at:
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Conversations in Spain is an EnglishClub.com production directed by Daniel Emmerson.