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    Ugh yesterday was the worst. I was supposed to have a Spanish speaking exam for GCSE, which I did not prepare for at all until only two days before.
    As I take two GCSE MFLs (French and Spanish) I always do my writing and speaking exams two weeks after everyone else. for some reason.

    ANYWAY, I went into the room, started talking and simply forgot everything. My teacher was sympathetic and said I could come back at the end of the day which I did and once again I ****ed up and asked for the task sheet in English 20 seconds in. My teacher looked at me and I just broke down. I knew it was my fault that I hadn't revised but I had so much else to do.

    I went outside as someone else had to do their speaking and the head of french (whom I know well) tried to comfort me. I do very well in languages get consistent A/A* in writing and speaking exams and she felt sorry for me so plead my case. At this point I really needed to go home, so my spanish teacher said we'll talk on Monday. So here I am trying to memorise this speaking and worrying.

    What do you guys think will happen? Do you think I have a third chance or that I'll just fail this speaking exam?
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    To be honest this happened to me with German. Ugh I hate thinking about it but here's what happened to me..

    Similar situation.. Literally EVERY controlled assessment before my last speaking one had been an A* and for this one I just went blank. I couldn't think of what I had to say, and because I couldn't I got even more panicky and things just went from bad to worse. Anyway I bs'ed and got given a B for that one.

    My teacher offered me a redo several weeks later (which I was an idiot not to take) and so I ended up with an overall A

    Your teacher might offer you something similar which I HIGHLY recommend you take. Don't do what I did!

    And don't fret too much You can still get an A/A* I'm sure
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    (Original post by Student403)
    To be honest this happened to me with German. Ugh I hate thinking about it but here's what happened to me..

    Similar situation.. Literally EVERY controlled assessment before my last speaking one had been an A* and for this one I just went blank. I couldn't think of what I had to say, and because I couldn't I got even more panicky and things just went from bad to worse. Anyway I bs'ed and got given a B for that one.

    My teacher offered me a redo several weeks later (which I was an idiot not to take) and so I ended up with an overall A

    Your teacher might offer you something similar which I HIGHLY recommend you take. Don't do what I did!

    And don't fret too much You can still get an A/A* I'm sure
    Thanks for that! What I think I might do is say, we can do it after I do my french speaking exam which my french teacher will set on Tuesday, hopefully my spanish teacher will agree...
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    Thanks for that! What I think I might do is say, we can do it after I do my french speaking exam which my french teacher will set on Tuesday, hopefully my spanish teacher will agree...
    Go for it! Good luck!
 
 
 
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