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    What is A-level Spanish like? Is it good? opinions on it? Thanks xx
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    it is a massive step up from gcse! personally i got A in gcse and D in as level! (i am redoing as though) it is good but less 'fun' eg no topics on holidays or family but immigration and pollution etc
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    (Original post by Bethhmaii)
    What is A-level Spanish like? Is it good? opinions on it? Thanks xx
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    (Original post by Rainbowcorn)
    it is a massive step up from gcse! personally i got A in gcse and D in as level! (i am redoing as though) it is good but less 'fun' eg no topics on holidays or family but immigration and pollution etc
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    I love it It's a lot harder than gcse but it's better like that because you have more of a challenge and you actually get somewhere. Like with gcse I struggled to string together a sentence when I went on a spanish exchange but by the time I was 2 months into AS I went on another exchange and could speak pretty well with the family. As long as you don't get demotivated at the beginning it's great
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    (Original post by ions)
    I love it It's a lot harder than gcse but it's better like that because you have more of a challenge and you actually get somewhere. Like with gcse I struggled to string together a sentence when I went on a spanish exchange but by the time I was 2 months into AS I went on another exchange and could speak pretty well with the family. As long as you don't get demotivated at the beginning it's great
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    I love it. It doesn't seem like too much of a step up, and the topics are very interesting with lots about culture as opposed to just language. Vocabulary and grammar does get a little harder, however it's really not too much of a hassle to learn if you do enough revision. It's about as much as a step up from GCSE to A Level than anything else is. Do it!!!

    I got an A* at GCSE
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    (Original post by george_c00per)
    I love it. It doesn't seem like too much of a step up, and the topics are very interesting with lots about culture as opposed to just language. Vocabulary and grammar does get a little harder, however it's really not too much of a hassle to learn if you do enough revision. It's about as much as a step up from GCSE to A Level than anything else is. Do it!!!

    I got an A* at GCSE
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    (Original post by Bethhmaii)
    What is A-level Spanish like? Is it good? opinions on it? Thanks xx
    Its a big difference from GCSE! I did at AS and got a B, and an A* at GCSE. I have since dropped it because I felt it was my weakest subject.

    Depending on what exam board you do at GCSE, you may or may not find the GCSE/A level gap smaller than I did, particularly with the speaking aspect. For me, at GCSE any speaking was a controlled assessment where you simply learnt a short piece of work and parroted it back, so moving to having to speak 'fluently' at A Level was a big challenge. However, I do know some people who found the jump less difficult as their GCSE exam board required a more 'fluent' style of speaking.
    Good luck with making your decisions!
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    (Original post by emily291)
    Its a big difference from GCSE! I did at AS and got a B, and an A* at GCSE. I have since dropped it because I felt it was my weakest subject.

    Depending on what exam board you do at GCSE, you may or may not find the GCSE/A level gap smaller than I did, particularly with the speaking aspect. For me, at GCSE any speaking was a controlled assessment where you simply learnt a short piece of work and parroted it back, so moving to having to speak 'fluently' at A Level was a big challenge. However, I do know some people who found the jump less difficult as their GCSE exam board required a more 'fluent' style of speaking.
    Good luck with making your decisions!
    Thank you so much!!
 
 
 
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