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How many words can you write in 40 minutes?

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    How many words can you guys as natives write in 40 minutes?

    800? or 2000 (dead crazy) ??
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    Are you including research in this?
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    Well in my GCSE history exam... 100 mins I wrote 12 pages.


    I think I do around 320 words per page.

    4.8*320=1536. About 1500 then approximately.

    EDIT: Didn't see this was in Law, very different exam styles.. oh well, my 2 cents anyway.
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    In a 35 minute English GCSE exam I can write around 3 pages, not sure how many words it is though.
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    Depends, really.

    If I've got the research and all that done, I'm sure I could write more than 2000.

    Without research...probably about 100.
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    (Original post by yoyobaby)
    How many words can you guys as natives write in 40 minutes?

    800? or 2000 (dead crazy) ??

    If I know what I'm doing then around 5-6 pages so up to 1800 words?

    But judging by my exam performance the other day.....Not many :|
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    In an exam? No more than 1200 words. Generally more about 1000.


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