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    (Original post by Landoner)
    El futuro (tanto perfecto como el imperfecto) son relativamente fáciles. Por unos eurillos, le doy yo clases a tu colegui.
    Cibermendicidad. Esto sí que es otro rollo.
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    (Original post by HannahWM)
    I'm considering taking Spanish next year for AS and possibly A-Level as it is a subject i have always really enjoyed. However, apparently some people consider it less respected by universities and not as difficult as other languages such as French or German?! Is it widely considered a "doss" language then? :confused::confused:
    I've not heard this. A friend of mine took it at AS but lost interest and ended up dropping it. I can't remember if this was out of difficulty for it, or whether she just lost interest, as I say. Come to think of it, her teacher was a complete b**** - she never taught me and I couldn't stand the woman.

    I don't think it's any less difficult than other languages, in fact, it would seem harder than German as English is really a Germanic language and the accents aren't as difficult for English people.
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    I want to know people that says Spanish is a doss subject and want to know where they even got that idea from O_o
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    No, I wouldn't call it a "doss" subject, because I think knowing and being a bit fluent in other languages is useful Saying that, this year I'm only taking Spanish because I want to have at least one subject this year that I find easy (Intermediate 2 level) and that I enjoy, and I've wanted to do Spanish for ages since I've already done Higher French (Scottish equivalent of AS level - i think ) I really like Spanish and I find it's a lot easier than French (especially when it comes to verbs and tenses).
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    to me, spanish is my doss subject.
    I probably call it that because it's the 1 subject (out of my other A2s; Chemistry and Biology) that I can mess around in and not put any effort into. But then again, my teacher's always telling me how much of a natural i am when it comes to spanish.
    but yeah, for me, i would definately call spanish a doss subject.
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    (Original post by Lewroll)
    In terms of difficulty, languages are up there with sciences and maths. If you take spanish, be prepared for a lot of hard work. It is the furthest thing from a doss subject you will find. I've never heard it be called less respected than french or german, and i seriously doubt it is regarded as an easier or 'doss subject'. Its a great language and very interesting to learn. If you like it, go for it.
    What?? As hard as science and maths? Languages is just talking but using all different words! It's really not hard at all... the closest it gets to deductive reasoning (rather than mindless recall) is when you have to think about your register.

    No-one's allowed to neg me because I do French.
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    Why is everyone speaking Spanish now?
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    (Original post by ussumane)
    Why is everyone speaking Spanish now?
    Just don't feed the Spanish-speaking troll :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by ussumane)
    Why is everyone speaking Spanish now?
    Just don't feed the Spanish-speaking troll :rolleyes:
    This.
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    i wanted to do spanish GCSE cos i loved it before, but it was in the same block as triple science, so i couldn't, and then they wouldn't let me take AS Level Spanish which i was pretty upset about. Hay tormenta in my heart
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    (Original post by Lewroll)
    In terms of difficulty, languages are up there with sciences and maths. If you take spanish, be prepared for a lot of hard work. It is the furthest thing from a doss subject you will find. I've never heard it be called less respected than french or german, and i seriously doubt it is regarded as an easier or 'doss subject'. Its a great language and very interesting to learn. If you like it, go for it.
    Wow at you getting negged. Obviously someone that does a science or maths!

    I found French extremely difficult to learn, much more so than maths or science of the same level. In fact, I wouldn't say I learn it at all, got a few phrases out of it but it was just so difficult. I have no doubt maths and science are difficult too, but it's really tough to get your head around a language.
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    (Original post by Landoner)
    Yo puedo darte clases gratis de español.
    gracias pero [i] no tengo tiempo
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    (Original post by xDave-)
    Wow at you getting negged. Obviously someone that does a science or maths!

    I found French extremely difficult to learn, much more so than maths or science of the same level. In fact, I wouldn't say I learn it at all, got a few phrases out of it but it was just so difficult. I have no doubt maths and science are difficult too, but it's really tough to get your head around a language.
    Exactly. I'd like to see all the people who say languages arent as hard as science or maths to try and learn the language and then see how easy it is.
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    Ja, Spanish ist sehr weicht!
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    I've never studied it, but no language A Level is considered a doss subject, unless you're a native speaker.
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    I wouldn't say that. I wouldn't call any Foreign Language a doss subject.
    Learning a second language is a slog, certainly not an easy subject to take!
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    Lol, languages are up there with the respectable humanities, sciences and maths. Language are at the top of cambridge's ''preferred'' list.

    What's with the new spanish-craze?
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    It's a doss subject because so much of the syllabus is taken up by learning how to siesta. That's just life.
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    No it's not.

    A language is one of the hardest things to get a degree in as unlike with most subjects, most universities install a year abroad, which can be daunting. I have to do three. Spain, Italy and France.

    There's a global shortage of English speakers (native) with commands in other languages. The U.N and the E.U are desperate for linguists.

    Anyone who says otherwise is most likely;

    A) An idiot
    B) Bitter because they couldn't learn a language because it was too difficult.
    C) A die hard Tory who believes every degree that isn't Maths or Science is useless.
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    (Original post by Spanishdream)
    No it's not.

    A language is one of the hardest things to get a degree in as unlike with most subjects, most universities install a year abroad, which can be daunting. I have to do three. Spain, Italy and France.

    There's a global shortage of English speakers (native) with commands in other languages. The U.N and the E.U are desperate for linguists.

    Anyone who says otherwise is most likely;

    A) An idiot
    B) Bitter because they couldn't learn a language because it was too difficult.
    C) A die hard Tory who believes every degree that isn't Maths or Science is useless.
    But on the other hand there are plenty of English non-native speakers who speak English as well as other languages fluently.
 
 
 
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