MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

516 views

How can I learn new vocabulary?

Everyone learns in different ways, but some of the most common ways of learning new vocabulary are explained below. Try the techniques to work out which way works best for you, and you can adapt it as necessary!

1. Use the vocabulary lists

Most textbooks are divided into subject areas, and will have lists of the important vocab at the end of each topic, as well as a general glossary at the end of the book. This is the most obvious place to start! Cover up one side of the list (either Spanish or English), and test yourself. Each time you find a word you don't know, repeat it aloud to yourself. If you find words you have particular difficulty with, highlight them and pay special attention to them each time you revise. To mix things up, ask somebody else to test you in a random order, so you truly know the vocabulary and haven't just learnt the order!

2. Use online resources

There are many language-learning websites and apps on the market, many of them free. Particular favourites are Quizlet, which has games and activities to help you learn vocabulary (you can even enter your own vocab lists!) and DuoLingo, which is great for more general practice.

3. Flash cards

If you are a visual learner, you can create flash cards with an image representing the word on one side and the word on the other. Repetition will soon help you to learn the new vocabulary!

Key tip: Make sure to learn vocabulary both ways, from Spanish to English and also from English to Spanish. You are more likely to remember it this way.

Danielle P. GCSE Spanish tutor, A Level Spanish tutor, GCSE Italian t...

12 months ago

Answered by Danielle, a GCSE Spanish tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

99 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£36 /hr

Tom P.

Degree: Modern Languages & Business Studies (Bachelors) - Newcastle University

Subjects offered:Spanish, French+ 1 more

Spanish
French
-Personal Statements-

“Highly experienced tutor and fluent speaker of Spanish, French, and Italian specialising in exam prep and adult learning !”

£30 /hr

Mikey W.

Degree: Modern Languages (French and Spanish) (Bachelors) - Newcastle University

Subjects offered:Spanish, French+ 1 more

Spanish
French
-Personal Statements-

“I aim to make the learning process of French and Spanish much easier and clearer in an interactive way”

£20 /hr

Elise H.

Degree: History (Bachelors) - Newcastle University

Subjects offered:Spanish, History+ 1 more

Spanish
History
French

“I am a second-year History student at Newcastle University. I have loved history for years now, in great part thanks to several excellent teachers in my secondary education. Since I know how valuable good guidance and mentoring are to...”

About the author

Danielle P. GCSE Spanish tutor, A Level Spanish tutor, GCSE Italian t...

Danielle P.

Currently unavailable: for regular students

Degree: Modern Languages and Cultures (with Year Abroad) (Bachelors) - Durham University

Subjects offered:Spanish, -Personal Statements-

Spanish
-Personal Statements-

“I am a Modern Languages and Cultures student at Durham University. I fell in love with languages at 7 years old, when I began learning Spanish, and I hope to share that passion with you. I have recently completed my Year Abroad, durin...”

MyTutor guarantee

You may also like...

Posts by Danielle

How can I learn new vocabulary?

How can I learn new vocabulary?

Other GCSE Spanish questions

How do you conjugate regular AR, IR and ER verbs in the present tense?

Please translate the following sentence.

How do I form the past simple tense in Spanish?

Where does the direct object pronoun go in a sentence?

View GCSE Spanish tutors

We use cookies to improve your site experience. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok