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    I've done French since year 7, and would say I'm pretty confident in it and get A/A* grades. I then picked up Spanish as well as French in year 9 and have carried it on through to GCSE's. So far I haven't done as well in Spanish I think because I hated my class in year 10 so didn't really bother, but I have been predicted an A in it. Though I would say my Spanish and French are more or less equal now, maybe I'm a bit better in French. For my A-levels, I would ideally like to do both and enjoy them both equally, but apparently that's really difficult plus I wouldn't want to drop any of my other subjects so I would end up doing 5 A-levels, which I don't really want to do. I prefer the Spanish language but then I don't know if because I've been doing French longer and know more, it would be better doing that. Another thing I would say, is because I did muck up year 10 a bit and ended up having to redo a controlled assessment etc., I lost a bit of my confidence in Spanish, and I don't know if I would struggle doing the A-level. Does anyone have any suggestions as to which of these to do?? I can't decide
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    I've done French since year 7, and would say I'm pretty confident in it and get A/A* grades. I then picked up Spanish as well as French in year 9 and have carried it on through to GCSE's. So far I haven't done as well in Spanish I think because I hated my class in year 10 so didn't really bother, but I have been predicted an A in it. Though I would say my Spanish and French are more or less equal now, maybe I'm a bit better in French. For my A-levels, I would ideally like to do both and enjoy them both equally, but apparently that's really difficult plus I wouldn't want to drop any of my other subjects so I would end up doing 5 A-levels, which I don't really want to do. I prefer the Spanish language but then I don't know if because I've been doing French longer and know more, it would be better doing that. Another thing I would say, is because I did muck up year 10 a bit and ended up having to redo a controlled assessment etc., I lost a bit of my confidence in Spanish, and I don't know if I would struggle doing the A-level. Does anyone have any suggestions as to which of these to do?? I can't decide
    Talk to the teachers at the college you're applying for. Languages at A level are a lot different than language at high school as you have to learn all the grammar.
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    (Original post by Elena.11)
    I've done French since year 7, and would say I'm pretty confident in it and get A/A* grades. I then picked up Spanish as well as French in year 9 and have carried it on through to GCSE's. So far I haven't done as well in Spanish I think because I hated my class in year 10 so didn't really bother, but I have been predicted an A in it. Though I would say my Spanish and French are more or less equal now, maybe I'm a bit better in French. For my A-levels, I would ideally like to do both and enjoy them both equally, but apparently that's really difficult plus I wouldn't want to drop any of my other subjects so I would end up doing 5 A-levels, which I don't really want to do. I prefer the Spanish language but then I don't know if because I've been doing French longer and know more, it would be better doing that. Another thing I would say, is because I did muck up year 10 a bit and ended up having to redo a controlled assessment etc., I lost a bit of my confidence in Spanish, and I don't know if I would struggle doing the A-level. Does anyone have any suggestions as to which of these to do?? I can't decide
    Languages are a lot more difficult at A Level than GCSE, I have a few friends who do languages and one who does French and Spanish. I think unless you want to pursue languages after A Level, you probably shouldn't take both of them. If you aren't as confident with Spanish any more then I'd go with French, but definitely discuss this with your teachers
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