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Every now and again, the Internet amazes me with its fecundity.

Grammatical accuracy is key to achieving a good grade at both that AS and A2 level Spanish and searching on the net for good quality sources of reliable information is one of the things I like to do.

The link below contains a veritable treasure trove of grammatical gems. Use them you will not be disappointed!

If you are studying AS or A2 Spanish, it is a no-brainer – you need to click on the link below.

http://www.birkenheadschool.co.uk/sites/default/files/depts/modlang/spanish%20grammar%20online.pdf

Enjoy!

 

 

How to get the coveted A* in the written Spanish GCSE assessment?

It is worth repeating – how do you get an A* in the written Spanish GCSE assessment?

I am going to write a series of short blog posts to answer this thorny question.

I am tutoring a number of pupils at the moment and they and their parents and guardians are asking this.

Three tips to secure the A* in the Spanish GCSE written assessment.

1. Be well prepared and do what you are asked to do. Write 250 words if you are asked to write 250 words.

2. Structure, structure, structure! If you asked to write using 5 bullet points, answer all of the bullet points. 5 paragraphs at 50 words equals 250 words. Easy to say – but can YOU do it?

3. Keep the work as accurate as you can – follow the language teacher’s mantra. Check verbs (are they in the correct tense and person?), check adjectives (do they agree?), check masculines and feminines (are they right?).

Well, that’s all there is to it! Well…. perhaps not. But the essence is here…lo esencial!

So there you have it – a short blog on the three key points to secure an A* in the Spanish GCSE controlled written assessment.

In the following blog posts, I will get down to the “nitty gritty”.

¡Hasta pronto!

Steven French Languages is based in Harpenden, Hertfordshire and specialises in GCSE and A level tuition in both French and Spanish.