This afternoon the Spanish Department welcomed two visitors who work for the NHS. Juan Andrés Garcia Abadillo Valencia and Miguel Angel Suarez Olmo are two Spanish nurses who work at Hull Royal Infirmary in the Neurosurgery department and they visited us to talk to the Year 10 GCSE pupils about their work and how they use languages in their life and work. They promoted their love of a language and explained how living and working in a foreign country has enabled them to improve their skills and meet new people. Our pupils were keen to ask questions about their life and careers and also found out about their impressions of Hull. Juan loves chip spice and Miguel is particularly partial to a pattie – but neither come close to paella or jamón serrano.
A very positive experience for everybody involved and both of our guests were impressed with the Spanish that was used!