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Aural Exam Focused Listening Technique

This technique is thought to focus the listener even before hearing the tape and thus ‚Äúsubdue panic‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúincrease exam productivity‚ÄĚ. The technique can be summarised as follows:

  1. Read the instructions carefully (even though they always begin in the same manner, there is usually some information about the piece you will hear included also). Take this information into account when considering the likelihood of your answer.
  2. Read the questions, underlining the key words. Mentally recall or actually jot down the French for these words above the English questions.
  3. Now listen out for these or related words on the tape, your... (More)
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Radical changing verbs: o > ue

Poder: to be able

puedo: I am able

puedes: you are able 

puede: he/she is able 

podemos: we are able

podéis: you all are able 

pueden: they are able

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Radical changing verbs: e > ie

Querer: to want

Quiero: i want 

quieres: you want

quiere: he/she wants

queremos: we want 

queréis: you all want

quieren: they want

Family[Spanish]

el padre: father 

la madre: mother 

los padres: parents 

el hermano: brother 

la hermana: sister 

los hermanos: brothers/ brothers and sisters

el hijo: son 

la hija: daughter 

los hijos: sons/ children 

el tío: uncle 

la tía: aunt 

los tíos: uncles/ uncles and aunts 

el abuelo: grandfather 

la abuela: grandmother 

los abuelos: grandfathers/ grandparents 

el primo: cousin{masculine]

la prima: cousin{female}

los primos: cousins