D1-The-Ultimate-Student’s-Guide-to-Preparing-for-the-AP-Spanish-Language-Exam-v2.pdf

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26. Manage your anxiety: Worrying about how you will score on the test can only lower your score. You’ve prepared for this exam with years of classroom experience, so you know you can speak Spanish! Instead of scaring yourself, focus on what you can do, and have the confidence that you will do it well.
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The Ultimate List of AP Spanish Language and Culture Tips Cont. 140 Interested in an Albert license? E-mail us at [email protected] AP Spanish Language and Culture Multiple Choice Tips 1. Don’t leave any stones unturned . Make sure to answer every single question! Inevitably you won’t know the answer to one question. Well, there’s no penalty for wrong answers so even if you’re unsure of an answer, go ahead and guess! Who knows, you might just get it right. 2. Use process of elimination . Remember in elementary school when you learned about the process of elimination? Well, it’s going to be your best friend on the AP Spanish Language and Culture exam. Unsure of a question? At least narrow the potential responses down to two then guess between them. 3. How best to listen . Just like in the written portion, each audio source will be played twice for you. Read the question closely prior to their playing. The first time, pause for comprehension. Only the second time should you try to capture notes. 4. Track the time . The multiple choice section is expansive and it’s easy to lose yourself in the answers. Make sure to take a deep breath every few questions. And keep track of time making sure to fill in at least something for every question. 5. Summarize: For printed sources, write a short summary phrase at the end of each paragraph. This will help you understand the main ideas, and make it easier to refer back to the source for answers. 6. Check, but don’t obsess: Look over your responses, but go with your gut; unless you have direct evidence that your first answer is definitely incorrect, trust your instincts. Start your AP Spanish Language Prep today
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The Ultimate List of AP Spanish Language and Culture Tips Cont. 141 Interested in an Albert license? E-mail us at [email protected] AP Spanish Language and Culture Free Response Tips 1. Don’t stop talking . If there’s one piece of advice that we can give to you concerning the presentational speaking section of the AP Spanish Language and Culture exam it’s this: don’t stop. You have six minutes and you need to use all of it. That can seem intimidating – you’re speaking in a second language, after all! But with practice, paying particular attention to your Spanish filler words ( así que , podemos ver , es obvio que , etc.), you can speak for the entirety of that time. Follow these guidelines to learn how! 2. Fill in the blanks with speech . We already mentioned this above but it’s worth stating again. To have smooth delivery, particularly in the length presentational speaking component, it is essential that you use filler words and phrases. We already provided some above but here are some more. And don’t forget, when in
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