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

The writing section includes both the response and

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The writing section includes both the response and the persuasive essay. The e- mail response is generally very straightforward. The persuasive essay is a bit harder. The essay presents you with several graphs, texts, and other original information. The information in these texts usually forms several sides to an issue. You have to take a side and present your argument based on the information in the texts. The final portion of the exam, the speaking section, is much shorter than the other parts of the exam, but also more difficult. This is because it is the most broadly general section of the exam where the student usually has to come up with an answer on the spot. The first part is the conversation in which you will be given an outline. This outline gives the format of the conversation and the student will have to respond accordingly, following the outline.
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Is AP Spanish Language Hard? Cont. 16 Interested in an Albert license? E-mail us at [email protected] The second portion of the speaking part of the exam is similar to the first, but the student has more time to prepare. A prompt is given that is usually specific to the cultural differences between the student’s own community and a Spanish - speaking community. The student will prepare the presentation based on this and then give a small presentation with their conclusions and comparisons. Skills Required The AP Spanish language test is particularly difficult due to the vast amount of information the student has to utilize in the exam. However, you as the student have the advantage of having learned the language over the course of several years throughout your high school career. Because of this, you will be more prepared than you think to go into the exam. The following are a few skills you will have to practice outside of course study in order to get that 5. Review Basic Concepts This can seem a bit strange when coming out of Spanish IV, but the most difficult part of the exam will be refreshing the basic concepts of Spanish that have gone underutilized as you replace that memory with more recent knowledge of advanced aspects of Spanish. With the help of an AP Spanish language study guide, you can review these concepts in order to be more prepared for the exam. Here is a short list of some things you should review. • Differences between preterit and imperfect tenses: the confusion between these two is a constant bane of foreign speakers of Spanish. • Differences between ser and estar • Review common irregular verbs and their conjugations: ser, estar, tener, poner, etc. • The difference between por and para When the subjunctive mood and indicative moods are used: while this is not basic, it is important because the subjunctive mood is nearly non existent in English.
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