There is no denying that having a working knowledge of the Spanish language can give you an advantage. This can also be true when applying to colleges across the country. If you have a background in Spanish, taking the SAT Subject Test in Spanish could give you a leg up. Not only does it show prospective colleges and universities that you are already have a beneficial skill, but it may also fulfill some of the language requirements your college might have. Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools make it easy to improve your Spanish by offering free Spanish practice designed to help you prepare for the SAT Spanish Subject Test.
The SAT Spanish Subject Test, which used to be referred to as the SAT II Spanish Test, consists of 85 multiple-choice questions and you will be given one hour to complete the test. It will test you on various parts of speech, grammatical structures, and your knowledge of culturally appropriate idioms. You will also need to understand the general idea and key points of a number of reading passages taken from literature, newspapers, and advertisements. In order to earn a high mark on the SAT Spanish Subject Test, you should have at least two years of high school Spanish experience, including one advanced Spanish class. This can certainly seem like a lot of material to review, but Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools provide a variety of resources to you to help improve your Spanish SAT preparation.
One essential tool available to you is the Learn by Concept feature. When you access this tool, you are taken to a comprehensive Spanish syllabus that covers adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, vocabulary, pronouns, and verb tenses. Each section is comprised of a number of SAT Spanish sample questions designed to prepare you for the SAT Subject Test in Spanish. All of the questions are set up in a multiple-choice format, similar to what you would expect to find on the actual test.
As you complete each of the Spanish sample questions provided to you through Learn by Concept, you will be given a detailed description along with each problem’s answer. Here, you can check your answer and read an explanation written to help you better understand how to apply what you have learned. These explanations are an especially helpful in helping you work through especially difficult SAT Spanish Subject Test problems that you may encounter.
The SAT Subject Test in Spanish is divided into three parts: vocabulary, paragraph completion, and reading comprehension. The Learn by Concept feature helps you prepare for these areas by giving you Spanish practice questions. In addition, you can better prepare yourself for the SAT Subject Test by using Learn by Concept along with the rest of the free Learning Tools. As you begin your SAT Spanish test review, try practicing with the flashcards and the Question of The Day. This is a perfect way to supplement your studies while creating a personalized, balanced SAT Spanish study guide. Once you feel that you have an understanding of the material, try taking one of the many practice tests and see how you fare. By using all of the free Spanish practice material made available through Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools, you’ll have the materials at hand to develop the confidence and understanding needed to help you on test day.