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    (Original post by Liamraff1348)
    Hablo español con fluidez y hasta yo me resultó dificíl hacerlo; lo hice con unas amigas españolas tb y despues me dijeron que era muy dificil ya que las preguntas fueron muuu raras. No esteis tristes si os lo salió mal, seguro q tendrais resultados geniales!
    Me quedo disponible si haya alguien que quisiera hablarme sobre el examen
    Yo vivía en España cuando era pequeña entonces tengo todos los básico palabras pero solo dejo Espana cuando podría hablar de Scooby doo no de Cohetes. Me alegra (un poquito) que la niña que lo hizo con migo también lo encontró difícil. Creo que era el orden de las preguntas.
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    tbh its a bit of a piss take that people who already speak spanish can take it at A-Level :dontknow:
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    (Original post by KloppOClock)
    tbh its a bit of a piss take that people who already speak spanish can take it at A-Level :dontknow:
    No it isn't!! We do English 😂
    As a native speaker it's easy to fail the exam if you don't do the work. I have a native speaking Spanish friend and she hasn't got a clue about some of the stuff we have studied.


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    (Original post by PCsqwelch)
    No it isn't!! We do English 😂
    As a native speaker it's easy to fail the exam if you don't do the work. I have a native speaking Spanish friend and she hasn't got a clue about some of the stuff we have studied.


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    uh huh
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    What were the synonyms?
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    (Original post by KloppOClock)
    tbh its a bit of a piss take that people who already speak spanish can take it at A-Level :dontknow:
    it counts for uni so... hahahah
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    (Original post by teatroplastico)
    What were the synonyms?
    The only one of the 4 I remember was murieron , haven't got a clue what I put for the others although I remember finding one of them particularly hard to find (the bottom one in list)
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    I am half native but its not that easy to get an A*
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    (Original post by Ruperteee)
    The only one of the 4 I remember was murieron , haven't got a clue what I put for the others although I remember finding one of them particularly hard to find (the bottom one in list)
    (Original post by teatroplastico)
    What were the synonyms?
    There were:
    no obstante - sin embargo
    azafatas - ?
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    (Original post by studentigcse)
    I am half native but its not that easy to get an A*
    I couldn't even scrape an A let alone A*
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    (Original post by google99)
    There were:
    no obstante - sin embargo
    azafatas - ?
    Ah yes! I remember that one now, and hmmm azafatas- something to do with tripulación I think?
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    azafatas - trabajadores
    desmindieron(idk lol) - negaron (by the fact that it was the only other preterite 3rd person plural in the 1st paragraph)
    no obstante - sin embargo
    fallecieron - murieron
    padecimientos - enfermedades

    BBBDAC

    Estaba buceando en el Caribe

    literally all I remember hahah
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    I understand that not all native speakers will get 100% on the paper, but it does put you at a significant advantage compared to everyone else and it explains why the grade boundaries for languages are always so high. In 2014, you needed to get 96/110 to get an A in Spanish which I think is honestly ridiculous seeing as Spanish and other languages are difficult to take at A level and this mark for most other subjects would be a clear A*.

    I have nothing personally against people who are fluent in Spanish taking the exam, but I think it's unfair that grade boundaries are always so high because we all need our grades to get into university and the exam board should take into account that native speakers do this exam when marking the papers and setting grade boundaries.

    (Sorry for the rant)
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    (Original post by chazer154)
    azafatas - trabajadores
    desmindieron(idk lol) - negaron (by the fact that it was the only other preterite 3rd person plural in the 1st paragraph)
    no obstante - sin embargo
    fallecieron - murieron
    padecimientos - enfermedades

    BBBDAC

    Estaba buceando en el Caribe

    literally all I remember hahah
    So I think I only got 3/5 wooo
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    (Original post by Ruperteee)
    So I think I only got 3/5 wooo
    Mate i'm predicted a C so I wouldn't worry i just put my answers up aha
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    (Original post by chazer154)
    azafatas - trabajadores
    desmindieron(idk lol) - negaron (by the fact that it was the only other preterite 3rd person plural in the 1st paragraph)
    no obstante - sin embargo
    fallecieron - murieron
    padecimientos - enfermedades

    BBBDAC

    Estaba buceando en el Caribe

    literally all I remember hahah
    Azafatas was auxiliares
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    (Original post by Liamraff1348)
    Azafatas was auxiliares
    Damn I remember putting auxiliares but then something after it as well :/ one mark gone for me
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    (Original post by Ruperteee)
    Damn I remember putting auxiliares but then something after it as well :/ one mark gone for me
    fairly sure it was auxilares de vuelo
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    (Original post by bluesandgreens)
    fairly sure it was auxilares de vuelo
    Ah yes! That's what I put then I remember putting auxiliares something
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    (Original post by s-e)
    I understand that not all native speakers will get 100% on the paper, but it does put you at a significant advantage compared to everyone else and it explains why the grade boundaries for languages are always so high. In 2014, you needed to get 96/110 to get an A in Spanish which I think is honestly ridiculous seeing as Spanish and other languages are difficult to take at A level and this mark for most other subjects would be a clear A*.

    I have nothing personally against people who are fluent in Spanish taking the exam, but I think it's unfair that grade boundaries are always so high because we all need our grades to get into university and the exam board should take into account that native speakers do this exam when marking the papers and setting grade boundaries.

    (Sorry for the rant)
    Agreed. People who are spanish take spanish in my school because it is easy for them. I've had to work really hard in spanish and i'm still predicted a C merely because the boundaries are so high. At the end of the day guys, we've learnt a new language that we can apply to the world. I'm going on holiday to Spain and I can't wait to try it out. THAT'S what we should be looking forward to and enjoying. But I do get it..uni and all :/
 
 
 
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