Spanish Classes

10
Jul

Transitioning from the Spanish GCSE exam to AS level to A2 level

This summer: What can you expect as you transition from language GCSEs to A Level and then uni? Here’s what I explore: Managing expectation levels Prepping for uni Developing your opinions Honing your presentation and research skills Learning about issues that matter! Gaining a wider outlook of the world Introducing film and literature Consuming news and language tools Adapting to
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17
Jun

What does the future hold for face-to-face learning?

Here’s what I touch upon in the latest video: 1. Most of our students have been learning online and this trend has been growing exponentially year after year. 2. On the whole, most have found it to be a positive experience, are comfortable with this medium and will continue this way. 3. On the flip-side, some miss having a physical
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30
Sep

Our brand-new website: The Spanish Academy is now My Language Lab

We’re excited to be merging The Spanish Academy with My Language Lab! We’ve come a long way since we began teaching in our living room... We started The Spanish Academy in Cardiff and as our team of tutors grew, we set up another centre in London, where our HQ is now based. We noticed a trend of students wanting to
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11
Sep

2019 GCSE and A Level Results Are In!

Congratulations to our hardworking students on their recent results. 2018 was a successful year for us and 2019 was even better! All GCSE grades received have been 6 upwards, including 9’s (equivalent to A*-B). Our A level students achieved 100% A*-A grades, which is even better than last year’s results of 100% A*-B grades! What a fantastic achievement! Well done
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10
Jul

Booking a language study trip abroad

Choosing to study abroad can be a daunting yet exciting prospect for many students. In this article, we look into more detail about the benefits of learning a new language whilst spending time in the country where the language is being spoken. The programmes are varied so that they’re flexible and tailored to your learning requirements. By selecting a study

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16
May

Textbooks and Screen Time – Are You Really Studying?

Parents may notice their child looking at their iPhone, laptop or another device and they may jump to the conclusion that their child is not performing anything productive. This may well be the case. Whereas if a parent were to see their child fully ‘engaged’ in a textbook, that could be seen as doing something productive. But is it really?

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9
Jun

Why are French teachers helping with the shortage of Spanish teachers in school?

There’s no denying the fact that the number of full-time teachers is falling and this is backed up by studies and research. There are many reasons as to why this is happening such as workload and pay but Modern Languages is one of the areas being affected. Spanish in particular is one language that’s affected as there aren’t enough qualified

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14
Apr

6 ways to overcome lack of motivation in language learning

Learning a new language such as Spanish is an exciting prospect but you might find that you lack the motivation that you once had but don’t worry, that is usual. This lack of focus or drive is common, so how can you keep yourself motivated when taking part in Spanish classes or Spanish lessons? Change your attitude When learning Spanish,

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18
Feb

Skype calling!

Skype Classes – What are the benefits? Learning a new language is no longer about sitting in a classroom because the world has changed. Access to languages and Spanish in particular has been enhanced through the implementation of Skype as part of the tuition experience. The majority of people have access to the internet whereas not that many people have

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14
Jan

New Year, New Start? Finding work in Spain

There is a lot to love about Spain. There is the year round sunshine, the stunning coastal areas with glorious beaches and the beautiful cities with unmistakable art and architecture. It is little wonder that more and more people are looking for a change of life by moving to Spain, which does require them to find work that suits them.

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