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In this article, Ana gives some tips on how to improve your Spanish listening and reading skills during lockdown through five different free online resources. If you can’t go to Spain, let Spain come to you!
Ana April, 2020
The New National Curriculum states that Modern Languages students must “read great literature in the original language” and “discover and develop an appreciation of a range of writing in the language.” Although reading literature in MFL is statutory, it shouldn’t have to be a chore. Read on to find out why it can be enriching and enjoyable instead.
Hafsa November, 2017
Pre-U is a brilliant qualification to hold, although in an ever-evolving educational landscape, it can seem dauntingly unfamiliar to teachers, parents and students alike. This piece highlights in five points why you need not be overwhelmed by the Pre-U, and clarifies why taking up a Pre-U Modern Languages course is a great idea post-GCSE.
Hafsa September, 2017
There is much mystery and misinformation surrounding this seemingly obscure qualification offered by CIE. This short article sets out to explain exactly what Pre-U is and how it works, with a particular focus on its Modern Foreign Languages provision.
Intercultural understanding is assessed in both of the IB language groups, yet according to IB Spanish examiner reports, even native speakers often demonstrate a lack of it. In this blog, Vicky sets out 5 easy things you can do to develop your understanding of this key assessment component.
Victoria June, 2017
When learning a foreign language, mastering the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing is key. In this blog, Spanish tutor Chloe sets out some top tips for tuning your ear and improving your listening skills. Find something you enjoy listening to - whether it's TV, radio, film or music - and let your understanding of the language improve and develop.