We have organized the grammatical requirements for GCSE Spanish into 30 grammar lessons (click on the links to see the grammar syllabus).
You will need to acquire extensive knowledge and understanding of Spanish grammar, gradually over the duration of the year, since this requires not only theory but a lot of practice. In the exam, you will need to demonstrate your knowledge in the four areas that comprise the exam: writing, reading, listening, and speaking.
How our Spanish grammar lessons work
We have gathered a series of grammar videos, which are accompanied by explanations in English, examples, and interactive exercises about each one of the grammatical themes included in the grammar syllabus for the GCSE Spanish Grammar. They are free to access and we are updating them constantly. At the end of each one, there is a mini-test to check your progress, that will be assessed by a tutor if you are registered as a VIP students. Besides, you will always have the possibility to request a one-to-one tutorial, to work with a specific topic more in detail.
Remember that your knowledge of the GCSE Spanish grammar will be tested during the exam, so the more extensive and varied this knowledge is, the better your final mark will be.
AQA Grammar Syllabus
- Nouns in Spanish: words for people and objects.
- Articles in Spanish: “the”, “a”, “some”…
- Spanish adjectives: words to describe things.
- Possessive adjectives: “my”, “mine”…
- Demonstrative adjectives: “this”, “these”, “that”…
- Comparative & superlatives: words to compare things.
- Comparative & superlatives: words to compare actions.
- Quantifiers & Intensifiers: words to say how much.
- Spanish subject pronouns: “I”, “you”, “we”…
- Object pronouns: “me”, “you”, “them”…
- Questions words: “what”, “which”, “who”…
- Possessive pronouns: “mine”, “your”, “his”…
- Spanish prepositions: “to”, “in”, “of”…
- Spanish prepositions: “POR” vs “PARA”.
- Spanish conjunctions: “and”, “or”, “but”…
- Spanish regular verbs in the present tense.
- Spanish irregular verbs in the present tense.
- “SER” and “ESTAR” in the present tense.
- Spanish verb “GUSTAR” and other similar verbs.
- Spanish preterite tense “el pretérito indefinido”: regular verbs
- Spanish preterite tense «el pretérito indefinido»: irregular verbs
- Spanish imperfect tense “el pretérito imperfecto”.
- Pretérite vs imperfect tense.
- Present perfect and pluperfect “pretérito perfecto y pluscuamperfecto”.
- Different ways to talk about the future in Spanish: “I will do” vs “I am going to do”.
- Conditional sentences: “would”, “could”, and “should”.
- Spanish reflexive verbs.
- Verbs with “ing” and “just done” in Spanish.
- Negative forms in Spanish.
- Passive and impersonal verbs in Spanish.
- The Spanish subjunctive.
- Imperative: giving orders in Spanish.