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    I'm currently studying AS Spanish and I have a mock next month. My teacher has basically told me that I won't get above a U in the mock and she doesn't think i'll be able to get above a U in the exam either... only a little disheartening..

    Does anyone have any good advice for studying spanish, useful websites etc, any help is appreciated
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    (Original post by Mariee16)
    I'm currently studying AS Spanish and I have a mock next month. My teacher has basically told me that I won't get above a U in the mock and she doesn't think i'll be able to get above a U in the exam either... only a little disheartening..

    Does anyone have any good advice for studying spanish, useful websites etc, any help is appreciated

    Well I bought a Spanish book that id dip into every few days, picked up good vocab and complex structures
    Also, I had several Spanish friends at the time who helped with general chit chat which was great.

    I always found the websites to be rubbish. Unless it was just the ones we were given - I only really read the occasional news article

    Aside from that just stay on top of vocab (5words a week? Idk) and make sure you know your verbs inside out however gruelling the process may be

    With AS it's easy to get very high marks in listening and reading.. So practice those. Meaning you can mess the essay (+maybe the aural) up a bit and still do well

    Got me an A in the end
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    (Original post by okcherubble88)
    Well I bought a Spanish book that id dip into every few days, picked up good vocab and complex structures
    Also, I had several Spanish friends at the time who helped with general chit chat which was great.

    I always found the websites to be rubbish. Unless it was just the ones we were given - I only really read the occasional news article

    Aside from that just stay on top of vocab (5words a week? Idk) and make sure you know your verbs inside out however gruelling the process may be

    With AS it's easy to get very high marks in listening and reading.. So practice those. Meaning you can mess the essay (+maybe the aural) up a bit and still do well

    Got me an A in the end
    This probably sounds stupid but what do you mean by a Spanish book?
    And how do I practise listening and reading?
    Well done on your A
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    (Original post by Mariee16)
    This probably sounds stupid but what do you mean by a Spanish book?
    And how do I practise listening and reading?
    Well done on your A
    I used a novel nearly died finishing it honestly
    So just a fairly basic storybook whatever you want

    Listening - YouTube, Spanish podcasts (cringe I know I know) and the school gave us a website with video clips of some sort

    Reading - articles books etc. news articles especially. Just pick ones based on your topic
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    I did AS Spanish last year and came out with a C not exactly what I hoped for. I am re-sitting it this year and find it far easier. Websites that help me are quizlet, ver-taal, kerboodle and just doing regular grammar and vocab exercises. Plus nail the subjunctive in the writing and speaking its a must.
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    How the hell do you get a predicted 'U'?

    I thought you'd have to pretty much not turn up for this.

    Even saying 'Hello' and 'Bye' should net you and 'F'.
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    (Original post by A5ko)
    How the hell do you get a predicted 'U'?

    I thought you'd have to pretty much not turn up for this.

    Even saying 'Hello' and 'Bye' should net you and 'F'.
    It would be an E not an F. But I agree.

    Like some people I know can't speak well at all and got Bs.

    Duolingo is actually decent at consolidating grammar.
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    (Original post by A5ko)
    How the hell do you get a predicted 'U'?

    I thought you'd have to pretty much not turn up for this.

    Even saying 'Hello' and 'Bye' should net you and 'F'.

    My spanish is that awful :/ and we are still on the first topic..
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    (Original post by Mariee16)
    My spanish is that awful :/ and we are still on the first topic..
    I recommend that you just speak or type spanish as often as you can with others who study it.
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    (Original post by Domk096)
    I recommend that you just speak or type spanish as often as you can with others who study it.
    There are only two of us studying it
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    (Original post by Mariee16)
    There are only two of us studying it
    Puedes hablar con las personas que hablan español aquí

    En este manera, mejoraz tu español
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Puedes hablar con las personas que hablan español aquí

    En este manera, mejoraz tu español

    Vale ¿estudies español?
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    Actualmente estoy estudiando español, y encuentro que un sitio que me ayuda es www.StudySpanish.com. Aquí se puede aprender las reglas de la gramática, sean muy simples (números, como conjugar los verbos) o muy avanzadas (el subjuntivo). Si no te gusta aprender en el Internet, deberías sacar muchos exámenes pasados (tantos como es posible), y aprender el vocabulario de cada tema que aprendes. También, recomiendo que pienses con ti mismo en español. Esto te ayudará hablar español mas rapido y sin errores. Tambien tu vocabulario aumentará porque si encuentras que no conoces una palabra, puedes buscar por google que significa esa palabra, y por eso aumentará tu vocabulario. He encontrado que pensando a mi mismo en español me ha ayudado muchísimo desde que empecé este año. Aparte de eso, la única cosa que puedo decir es que trabajas duro y suerte con tus examenes.
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    No me olvide, yo lo estudio también.
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    (Original post by Mariee16)
    Vale ¿estudies español?
    Deberías hablar con el porque no estudio español :lol: Pero hablo un poco
    (Original post by Domk096)
    No me olvide, yo lo estudio también.
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    (Original post by Mariee16)
    Vale ¿estudies español?
    Puedes hablar español conmigo, si serà util?
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    (Original post by Domk096)
    Puedes hablar español conmigo, si serà util?
    Si, sería bueno, me gustaría si posible
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    Por supuesto es posible, lo encontraria muy util tambien.
 
 
 
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