Excitement, eagerness, hopeful anticipation are the translations Wordreference.com give for Spanish ilusión.
A learner of a foreign or second language must have those features I wrote above. They have to do with optimism. A firm basement of this latter idea is God plus the learner’s effort.
Otherwise, without those features I would say we would have never reached the moon.
Or discovered penicillin.
Or invented aspirin.
As well the teacher of a modern language ought to go with that eagerness to the classroom.
All in all also necessity is a booster for either learning or teaching.
I do know colleague teachers that attend their classes with eagerness, as well class number 123, not only the first 2 classes, and with their specific students. Anyway, carry on with your career as well as possible, I’d dare say. / Photo from: college students crystalwashington com