On Test Day - Los Angeles Spanish School

May 26, 2019
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Welcome to the comprehensive guide on test day for all Spanish language test takers. At Los Angeles Spanish School, we understand the importance of being well-prepared and confident on the day of your language proficiency test. This guide aims to equip you with valuable tips, strategies, and resources so that you can excel in your upcoming exam.


Before the big day arrives, thorough preparation is key to your success. Here are some essential steps to help you get ready:

1. Familiarize Yourself with the Test Format

Understanding the structure and format of the Spanish language test you will be taking is crucial. Take some time to review the test guidelines, sections, and timing to get a clear picture of what to expect.

2. Practice, Practice, Practice

Practice makes perfect! Work on improving your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills in Spanish. Utilize sample test materials, past exams, and language resources to enhance your understanding and fluency.

3. Test-Taking Strategies

Develop effective test-taking strategies. Learn time management techniques, such as skimming passages before answering questions or identifying keywords to help you find answers more efficiently. Understand how different sections are graded and allocate your time accordingly.

On Test Day

The day of your Spanish language test has finally arrived. It's important to approach the exam day with a calm and focused mindset. Here are some tips to help you perform your best:

1. Get a Good Night's Sleep

A good night's sleep is crucial for optimal cognitive functioning. Ensure you get enough rest the night before the test. Avoid staying up late and engage in relaxation techniques to help you unwind.

2. Eat a Balanced Meal

Start your day with a nutritious and balanced meal. Provide your brain with the necessary energy and nutrients to perform at its best. Avoid heavy or sugary foods that could cause lethargy or energy crashes during the test.

3. Arrive Early

Arriving early at the test center helps you settle in and reduces unnecessary stress. Plan your journey in advance, considering the traffic and other potential delays. Being punctual allows you to familiarize yourself with the surroundings and focus on the test ahead.

4. Stay Calm and Confident

While it's natural to feel some nerves before a test, it's essential to manage your anxiety and remain calm. Take deep breaths, remind yourself of your preparation, and have confidence in your abilities. Positive self-talk can go a long way in boosting your performance.

5. Read Instructions Carefully

Once you receive the test materials, read the instructions carefully. Understand the guidelines for each section to ensure you allocate your time appropriately and answer the questions as required.

6. Pace Yourself

Effective time management is crucial during the test. Pace yourself to ensure you have enough time to complete each section. Stay focused and avoid spending too much time on a single question. If you get stuck, move on and come back to it later if time permits.

7. Utilize Your Resources

If permitted, use any applicable resources provided during the test. This may include dictionaries, grammar reference books, or online language tools. Be familiar with the allowed resources beforehand, as it can help you find the information you need more quickly.

8. Review Your Answers

If time allows, review your answers before submitting your test. Check for any mistakes, ensure your responses are clear and comprehensive, and make any necessary revisions. Be mindful of any spelling or grammar errors, as accuracy is essential in language proficiency exams.

9. Stay Positive

Regardless of how you think you performed, maintain a positive mindset. Finishing the test is an accomplishment in itself, and every experience provides an opportunity for growth. Trust in your preparation and believe in your abilities.


Congratulations! You have reached the end of our comprehensive guide on test day for Spanish language test takers. Los Angeles Spanish School aims to provide you with the best resources and support to excel in your language proficiency exam. By following the tips and strategies outlined in this guide and putting in diligent effort, you are on the path to success. Good luck with your test!

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