Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    10
    ReputationRep:
    This year I will be taking the newly reformed AQA French GCSE (9-1) but the one aspect of the subject that I'm really struggling with is the listening exam.

    I'm currently a 7 in reading and an 8/9 in speaking and writing, but the best for listening I can manage is a 4 so far.

    Is there anything I can do to improve that skill? In the exam, I can hardly even understand what they're saying; it all just goes too quick to me and it simply sounds like a murmur all the way through, so I just resort to guessing and even then it's not really an educated guess.

    Some tips would be greatly appreciated, merci beaucoup.
    Offline

    10
    ReputationRep:
    Watch French movies/ TV shows with subtitles
    Posted on the TSR App. Download from Apple or Google Play
    Offline

    8
    ReputationRep:
    ^^^^^ pretty good advice also i'd suggest rather than trying to understand the whole thing try listening for just some key words that you are familiar with and then getting the gist of the sentence from that
    Offline

    14
    ReputationRep:
    Watch french films with english subtitles and try to listen to the french

    Listen to french songs and try to listen out for words you recognise

    Try french radio?

    Youtube videos for french learning

    Past papers
 
 
 
Reply
Submit reply
Turn on thread page Beta
Updated: October 25, 2017

University open days

  1. University of Bradford
    University-wide Postgraduate
    Wed, 25 Jul '18
  2. University of Buckingham
    Psychology Taster Tutorial Undergraduate
    Wed, 25 Jul '18
  3. Bournemouth University
    Clearing Campus Visit Undergraduate
    Wed, 1 Aug '18
Poll
How are you feeling in the run-up to Results Day 2018?

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.