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    So, I'm getting straight A's in reading, writing and speaking for my French assesments/exams.

    Yet, when it comes to the French Listening exam, I'm a complete flop - I'm getting D's or C's(if i'm lucky) in the past papers. And pretty soon I'll run out of past papers, so do you know any effective ways of revising for a french listening exam?

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    • Watch a french film or TV programme
    • Talk to your friends who are studying French or can speak French in only that language
    • Find online French listening exercises
    • Ask your teacher to do more listening activities in lesson
    Hope this is helpful.
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    Yeah French listening is hard haha!

    Find as many French listening clips as possible - you can find some on BBC Bitesize or you can do past papers from other boards (e.g. OCR, AQA). At first you can listen to the clip as many times as you want or stop the track after each question to see if you can actually figure out what they're saying (maybe write words down that will help you answer the question). Then gradually see if you can run the track all the way through and keep up with everything.

    You could also go onto an online French dictionary and listen to individual words if you don't know what they sound like? Or use Google translate for sentences
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    I listened to French music leading up to my exams. Rap was really fast and I was used to the speed of rap so by the time I was in the exam the listening was so slow to me
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    Just do as many past papers as you can get your hands on. You might even want to try doing papers from other boards.
    Also you could use a revision guide which comes with listening practice

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    Just do as many past papers as you can get your hands on. You might even want to try doing papers from other boards.
    Also you could use a revision guide which comes with listening practice

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    I listened to French music leading up to my exams. Rap was really fast and I was used to the speed of rap so by the time I was in the exam the listening was so slow to me
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    Yeah French listening is hard haha!

    Find as many French listening clips as possible - you can find some on BBC Bitesize or you can do past papers from other boards (e.g. OCR, AQA). At first you can listen to the clip as many times as you want or stop the track after each question to see if you can actually figure out what they're saying (maybe write words down that will help you answer the question). Then gradually see if you can run the track all the way through and keep up with everything.

    You could also go onto an online French dictionary and listen to individual words if you don't know what they sound like? Or use Google translate for sentences
    (Original post by undercxver)
    • Watch a french film or TV programme
    • Talk to your friends who are studying French or can speak French in only that language
    • Find online French listening exercises
    • Ask your teacher to do more listening activities in lesson
    Hope this is helpful.

    Thanks a lot...all of these answers were really helpful! c:
 
 
 
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