losing face does not mean making a fool of oneself . losing face means being humiliated and castigated and shamed or exposed to the point that person cannot hold their head up and face anyone in their social circle anymore . they have no face .
making a fool of oneself is not the same .
They're jealous! Your just learning faster than them! ;-))
I guess they "expect" better from you or some ****, they could be embarrassed that you did so in public.