A-level languages vocab?

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    Anyone who has done/did a language A-level how did you go about learning vocab? I don't know where to start
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    Hi!

    Anyone who has done/did a language A-level how did you go about learning vocab? I don't know where to start
    I mainly use Quizlet for vocab. Its a website and an app and you can make study sets and then test yourself either translating from English into the language or vice versa. Quizlet also has games and virtual flashcards you can use, or if that's not your thing, some of my friends use Memrise, which is pretty similar I think. It also helps to split new vocab into categories, so verbs, nouns etc. as then you can focus on one type of word at a time so it doesn't seem like an overload. What also helped me was keeping a list of cognates (words that are very similar to how they're spelt in English) and false friends (words that look similar to English words but have different meanings), this way you can avoid making mistakes.

    What language are you studying??

    Hope this helped
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    (Original post by HeyImKate)
    I mainly use Quizlet for vocab. Its a website and an app and you can make study sets and then test yourself either translating from English into the language or vice versa. Quizlet also has games and virtual flashcards you can use, or if that's not your thing, some of my friends use Memrise, which is pretty similar I think. It also helps to split new vocab into categories, so verbs, nouns etc. as then you can focus on one type of word at a time so it doesn't seem like an overload. What also helped me was keeping a list of cognates (words that are very similar to how they're spelt in English) and false friends (words that look similar to English words but have different meanings), this way you can avoid making mistakes.

    What language are you studying??

    Hope this helped
    Ooo sounds good, thank you! I'll try it out.

    I do French and Spanish, what about you?
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    Ooh, double, that sounds hard.

    I do Spanish, so I'd be happy to help you out any time 😁


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