Before Christmas I was at an A grade prediction for my GCSE Spanish, and then after we did the mocks my predicted grade has gone down to a C. I have those purple Edexcel revision guides for Spanish but I have no idea what to do with them. I try to revise but at the end of it I feel like I learnt nothing, Spanish it the only subject I have that is currently lower than a A grade and it annoys me. It doesn't help that my Spanish teacher is lazy and doesn't like to help me. Half the time in class she just gives up on the lesson and puts on a video.
Can anyone who's good at GCSE Spanish tell me how you revise effectively at home? Or at the very least does your teacher do anything in class that helps you because the exams are getting closer and I feel like I'm going to get D at this rate.
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- Thread Starter
- 09-03-2016 19:50
- 09-03-2016 21:11
I never revise for Spanish in Yr 11 since i have never took it before. I always get A*'s and no less (However, i did live in Spain for about 4 years).
I would say go on Youtube. I use YouTube to revise all my subjects and it.
I should think it would definitely help with Spanish more effectively as you can actually hear the Pronunciation of words and learn how to conjugate words with 99% accuracy. But the key is to learn as much vocal as you can. It helps in the exam as you can simply make logical inferences by picking out the vocal you already know and apply it to the context. Best of Luck
- 09-03-2016 21:18
I always love to use flashcards. Write common spanish phrases on them and carry them around with you. Whenever you have a spare moment then you can look over them. I used to travel to school by the train so I would keep them in my blazer pocket and sit with them for the 20 min train ride.
My teacher used to recommend going onto the BBC Mundo website and to try and read some of the spanish articles. Even if you cannot understand all of it, you will be able to pick out familiar words, and after a while your understanding will get better and better. this means that once you look over A level passages they won't seem as difficult as you have become accustomed to reading spanish newspaper articles.
Good luck with your exam and I hope that this helps !