Exams! Exams Everywhere! Part Two.

In part one I mentioned how I struggle to empathise with nervy students on the account of never being one. Here in Spain, young children are introduced to the idea of assessment from a young age, arguably younger than in Britain or Ireland. From the outside as their English teacher who isn’t connected to their…

Can You Repeat That? Exams! Exams Everywhere! Part One

February 10th 2017 I found myself sitting in the Jardins de Murillo this morning, about 3 minutes away from my flat in the centre of Seville. I had just finished a morning run, admittedly my first real cardio workout in nearly a fortnight. I could feel my heart slowly return to a resting heartbeat. Around…