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missccify
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Hi, i'm really considering taking to languages for a level - french and spanish, and i was wondering if any of you out there who has taken or takes 2 languages could give me some advice as to if it's really hard/ worth it......basically what it's like in general?.....also i hope to study law and french and university so would it be helpful. Furthermore, my french is bit more advanced than my Spanish - would this hinder my progress taking 2 languages at a level?? i really enjoy them though and they are my strongest subjects.....

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ps i'm predicted a*'s for both my french and spanish GCSE's
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(Original post by missccify)
Hi, i'm really considering taking to languages for a level - french and spanish, and i was wondering if any of you out there who has taken or takes 2 languages could give me some advice as to if it's really hard/ worth it......basically what it's like in general?.....also i hope to study law and french and university so would it be helpful. Furthermore, my french is bit more advanced than my Spanish - would this hinder my progress taking 2 languages at a level?? i really enjoy them though and they are my strongest subjects.....

Thankyou

ps i'm predicted a*'s for both my french and spanish GCSE's
am fluent in french and find that spanish is really easy.
so i'd recommend taking both french and spanish at AS level, then take only french at A level. French and spanish have many similarities. I
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I knew someone who took French, Spanish, Latin and Greek for A level, so it's definitely possible to do 2. If you enjoy them, go for it!
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It depends on why you take them.
I only did German, but only because I was good at it like you and got an A*.
But tbh, the year has been a nightmare as I don't really want to put in the workload that it demands.
However, if you really love them, then they are so useful and you'll love it!
Good luck.
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I took 2 languages at A-level too and it worked out just fine

I knew 2 people who took both French and Spanish and they survived fine with the workload etc.

As long as you choose your subjects because you enjoy them then go for whatever combination you want. If you truly love studying languages and are willing to put the effort in then I'd say go for it!
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Thanks guys! ....lots of helpful advice
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DON'T DO IT!

I was in a similar situation to you, I excelled in two languages at GCSE (French and German) and then decided to do them for A Level but it's been such a bad decision! I am struggling a lot with both of them. I used to find them so easy but one language is hard enough on its own at A Level, without the added complication of another one! I used to ignore people when they said it wasn't going to be easy at all, but I wished that I had listened to them! It's not as if I'm a bad student, I mean, I'm predicted four As for AS but I don't think i'm gonna get anywhere near as good as that now because of how bad the languages have been!
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