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Spain is in a recession. More than one in five Spaniards dont have jobs.

Spains unemployment is the highest of the seventeen countries that use the Euro. However, one part of the economy is doing well in Spain English classes. he E! Education !irst "ompany said Spain is a #low proficiency$ country in English. Spain is below %taly and a little above aiwan.

& fifth of the world spea's Spanish. movies dubbed in Spanish.

here are many Spanish language ( shows and movies. Spaniards can also watch Hollywood

hey can watch news from )atin &merica.

*ichard (aughan is one of the few English voices on Spanish (.

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*ichard (aughan is from e,as. !or thirty+five years, hes lived in Spain. He owns that countrys biggest English teaching company. His company has its own ( channel. #&prende %ngles$ )earn English is Spains only national channel in English. -eople watch his channel and ta'e his classes to get a better job.

#-eople dont learn English here for cultural reasons. Some do. .ut the motive is always, //0 of the time, professional.$

Economic problems at home can decrease job opportunities. Globalization may give opportunities for a better job in another country.

#-eople reali1e, you 'now, they are not only going to have to be mobile out of a choice, but they are going to have to be mobile because of necessity.$

%n Spain, some of those studying English hope for jobs in .ritain or the 2nited States. 3thers want to wor' for international companies with offices in Spain. Many companies now say wor'ers must be bilingual.

4ominic "ampbell is an &merican. He lives in Madrid and teaches English part+time.

#%ts a lot of jobs now are actually mandatory that you 'now at least two languages, and a lot of them actually want at least Spanish and English. &nd a lot of them are as'ing for Spanish, English, and !rench especially airlines.$

Mr. "ampbell says many of his students thought spea'ing Spanish was enough.

# hey just thin', you 'now, 5My English is poor. % dont want to spea' it. % dont want to learn how to spea' it. %ve got Spanish. all % need.$

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.ut people also need jobs. More than 670 of Spaniards in their twenties are out of work.

%nigo 8ome1 has a degree in education.

#%m a teacher, and % couldnt get a job here. So % thin' its a good idea to go to the 2nited 9ingdom and try to find a job as a Spanish teacher.$

:hile he does that, many Spaniards will be wor'ing hard to learn English at home.