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    (Original post by Dalek1099)
    Is it tough?because I need a little into an A* to get an A* in Literature(55/60 UMS).How do you revise?-I can't find an Edexcel Poetry revision guide:mad:.
    Poetry itself isn't tough - did you see the video I posted a few days ago about analysing unseen poetry? You can use that method throughout if it helps, and it should make more sense that going into it blindly. I just try and come up with my own extra layers of meaning rather than the ones my teacher gives us, because they're more personal to me so I'm more likely to be able to remember them without having to revise.

    Shame you're on Edexcel, I can't help with any of the poems.

    Would this help or is it the wrong specification?
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    (Original post by Pandora.)
    Poetry itself isn't tough - did you see the video I posted a few days ago about analysing unseen poetry? You can use that method throughout if it helps, and it should make more sense that going into it blindly. I just try and come up with my own extra layers of meaning rather than the ones my teacher gives us, because they're more personal to me so I'm more likely to be able to remember them without having to revise.

    Shame you're on Edexcel, I can't help with any of the poems.

    Would this help or is it the wrong specification?
    The problem is it is the anthology and nothing else-I need a proper revision guide.I have that Poetry video saved on my Youtube and will watch it,closer to the exam.
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    (Original post by Dalek1099)
    The problem is it is the anthology and nothing else-I need a proper revision guide.I have that Poetry video saved on my Youtube and will watch it,closer to the exam.
    According to the description, it has sample questions and examiner tips in it, which is more than I can say for my AQA anthology.
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    (Original post by Pandora.)
    According to the description, it has sample questions and examiner tips in it, which is more than I can say for my AQA anthology.
    I have seen CGP Revision Guides for AQA though,in the shops,on the specific poetry clusters.
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    (Original post by Dalek1099)
    I have seen CGP Revision Guides for AQA though,in the shops,on the specific poetry clusters.
    I might take a look at those next time I go into town, thanks.
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    And the day of revision begins.... Speak to you all in a few hours
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    (Original post by CharlieBoardman)
    And the day of revision begins.... Speak to you all in a few hours
    I'm having a day off to go see Titanic
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    (Original post by Pandora.)
    According to the description, it has sample questions and examiner tips in it, which is more than I can say for my AQA anthology.
    I have it and it was incredibly useful!

    All the poems are annotated for me, and it has info about themes etc

    But I did the controlled assessment, not the exam.
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    My incredibly hangover cure, sausage rolls, physics revision, black coffee and Marvin Gaye.

    Obligatory link -
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hajBdDM2qdg
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    (Original post by Pandora.)
    I'm having a day off to go see Titanic
    Tell me whether it's worth seeing when you get back please?
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    (Original post by c3ntury)
    Tell me whether it's worth seeing when you get back please?
    I saw it last night. I didnt think the 3d really added much but its definitely a lot better seeing it on the big screen rather than home on TV. Its very long though, went to 7.30 showing and didnt leave screen until 11.10!
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    (Original post by CharlieBoardman)
    And the day of revision begins.... Speak to you all in a few hours
    Done 1 hour so far, Geography next! 3 hours to go!
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    (Original post by Pandora.)
    I'm having a day off to go see Titanic
    Lucky you! -.-


    (Original post by multiplexing-gamer)
    Done 1 hour so far, Geography next! 3 hours to go!
    I've done 1.5 hours of Physics and 45 mins of maths so far I'll do another 45 mins of maths, then do some chemistry fr an hour or so, and that'll do
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    (Original post by CharlieBoardman)
    Lucky you! -.-



    I've done 1.5 hours of Physics and 45 mins of maths so far I'll do another 45 mins of maths, then do some chemistry fr an hour or so, and that'll do
    I've done one hour of chemistry today (12am-1am). I think I'll do 2 out of 4 units of physics (all we've learnt in class so far) and maybe start B3.
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    (Original post by Caz.123)
    I saw it last night. I didnt think the 3d really added much but its definitely a lot better seeing it on the big screen rather than home on TV. Its very long though, went to 7.30 showing and didnt leave screen until 11.10!
    Hmm, thanks for the heads up!

    I think 3D can either be a gimmick or a genuine improvement (like Avatar for example). Not sure which one this Titantic one fits into haha!
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    (Original post by c3ntury)
    Hmm, thanks for the heads up!

    I think 3D can either be a gimmick or a genuine improvement (like Avatar for example). Not sure which one this Titantic one fits into haha!
    I wish I watched the last Harry Potter in 2D.
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    (Original post by CharlieBoardman)
    Lucky you! -.-



    I've done 1.5 hours of Physics and 45 mins of maths so far I'll do another 45 mins of maths, then do some chemistry fr an hour or so, and that'll do
    Cool! Btw, on your pictures you look about 25 lol
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    (Original post by Cubic)
    I've done one hour of chemistry today (12am-1am). I think I'll do 2 out of 4 units of physics (all we've learnt in class so far) and maybe start B3.
    revision past 12? :O I dont know how you do it...
    I can do Maths late at night, infact, I think my brain works mathematically better at night. But i have to do sciences in the day.
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    (Original post by CharlieBoardman)
    revision past 12? :O I dont know how you do it...
    I can do Maths late at night, infact, I think my brain works mathematically better at night. But i have to do sciences in the day.
    I find it much more easier to revise when no one is in the house / everyone is sleeping.
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    (Original post by Cubic)
    I find it much more easier to revise when no one is in the house / everyone is sleeping.
    Same here, I just invested in a nice comfy pair of headphones so I can pretend that's the case during the day.
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