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    (Original post by Peachy23)
    Oh right haha, I didn't know that! We didn't have to do any plays for our coursework - we did 3 pieces: an argument, a creative writing one and some other comparing articles one I think. I used to love English but at the moment I'm just getting really tired of it I hate Language and pretty much hate literature too but that's tolerable I like the poetry aspect of it though but I would do absolutely terrible in the unseen...
    How about you? :P
    For Literature we've only done our coursework for Macbeth. For Language we did travel writing, creative writing and possibly another one which I can't remember

    I really enjoy English and am planning on doing Literature at A Level I used to prefer Language but now I struggle too much in coming up with a good story in creative writing I agree, I like the poetry too but only when I've already seen the poem!
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    For Literature we've only done our coursework for Macbeth. For Language we did travel writing, creative writing and possibly another one which I can't remember

    I really enjoy English and am planning on doing Literature at A Level I used to prefer Language but now I struggle too much in coming up with a good story in creative writing I agree, I like the poetry too but only when I've already seen the poem!
    I didn't know there was coursework for Literature! Wow, I'm really stupid and absolutely screwed...I can't do that haha
    Good on you, I could never do English at A Level, I'm more of a maths person
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    (Original post by Peachy23)
    I didn't know there was coursework for Literature! Wow, I'm really stupid and absolutely screwed...I can't do that haha
    Good on you, I could never do English at A Level, I'm more of a maths person
    I didn't know either until the end of Year 10 when we actually had to start writing the coursework. It was at the end of the summer term so of course none of us were in the mood to be doing coursework. I don't think the teachers have even marked it yet, or they're waiting until after mocks to give it back to us or something :confused:
    For me it's the other way round; I'm hopeless at Maths and Science
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    (Original post by Purple-Pixie)
    For Literature we've only done our coursework for Macbeth. For Language we did travel writing, creative writing and possibly another one which I can't remember

    I really enjoy English and am planning on doing Literature at A Level I used to prefer Language but now I struggle too much in coming up with a good story in creative writing I agree, I like the poetry too but only when I've already seen the poem!
    My brother's in Year 11 too (do I get him to join TSR, I wonder? :iiam:) and is currently doing his English language creative writing coursework. :yep:

    I never really liked English when I was in Year 11 (dropped it as soon as I could after GCSEs ) but after helping him with his, I'm really beginning to fall in love with it. We've come up with some pretty good ideas together, and that's saying something for me!
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    (Original post by Purple-Pixie)
    I didn't know either until the end of Year 10 when we actually had to start writing the coursework. It was at the end of the summer term so of course none of us were in the mood to be doing coursework. I don't think the teachers have even marked it yet, or they're waiting until after mocks to give it back to us or something :confused:
    For me it's the other way round; I'm hopeless at Maths and Science
    Haha to be fair, I'm not all that great at maths and science either it might be something to do with the fact that I am completely unwilling to revise :P I am honestly the biggest procrastinator and the probably the world's laziest person. I know that if I tried I could do well we did all 3 pieces of coursework last year and it really peeves me that I got high A*'s in all 3 but got ok marks in the speaking and listening's so now overall I've got one mark off an A*! Having to redo one of my speaking's absolutely hate speaking and listening, I just can't do it because I'm so awkward haha
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    Hey people.

    If any of you have been visiting Sixth Form/College's lately and have anything interesting stories/things you've learnt from the open days to share, it'd be awesome to hear it.
    I was really impressed with my first choice of sixth form who take your 7 best GCSE grades, each grade has a score and they calculate a mean. There are different boundaries that determine if you get to do 3 A levels, 4 or 4 A levels and and extended project qualification. This appeals because it shows that from the outset, sixth form life is tailored exactly to you and your capabilities! (not sure if I've explained this very well XD)

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    (Original post by Echo98)
    My teacher expects A, B minimum bit my grades aren't up to scratch. Don't worry you didn't write to much! I'm aiming for vet school so need some incredibly impressive grades :/

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    Wow, hopefully you would get in! And Dw u will get in to a vet school!
    Well my teacher gave me foundation paper the other day cause that's what she expects from me even though last year i was out down for higher. My teacher really hates tbh she just thinks i am some depressed lazy girl that doesn't give a crap about her English GCSE but actually i get A's in other subjects and i work soooo hard just to get a C in English!. Seriously i doubt that i would get in to medicine with a C in English.

    Sorry again it's just i had a rough day in English today cuz i was listening the whole time but when it come to the task i literally almost puked cuz i was that stressed about not understanding anything
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    (Original post by Echo98)
    I was really impressed with my first choice of sixth form who take your 7 best GCSE grades, each grade has a score and they calculate a mean. There are different boundaries that determine if you get to do 3 A levels, 4 or 4 A levels and and extended project qualification. This appeals because it shows that from the outset, sixth form life is tailored exactly to you and your capabilities! (not sure if I've explained this very well XD)

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    Wow that sound pretty cool actually i haven't seen a sixth form that does that!
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    (Original post by hussel)
    Wow, hopefully you would get in! And Dw u will get in to a vet school!
    Well my teacher gave me foundation paper the other day cause that's what she expects from me even though last year i was out down for higher. My teacher really hates tbh she just thinks i am some depressed lazy girl that doesn't give a crap about her English GCSE but actually i get A's in other subjects and i work soooo hard just to get a C in English!. Seriously i doubt that i would get in to medicine with a C in English.

    Sorry again it's just i had a rough day in English today cuz i was listening the whole time but when it come to the task i literally almost puked cuz i was that stressed about not understanding anything
    I'm sure you could work your way around the English, I'm sure you can get higher than a C but even if you didn't, as long as you present yourself well enough as someone with the other good grades and someone who would be perfect for medicine, universities would be able to overlook it. They do do that you know :P

    And as for the sixth form with the points system, it's pretty impressive huh! For a state sixth form that's amazing, needless to say I handed in my application straight away :")

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    (Original post by Echo98)
    I'm sure you could work your way around the English, I'm sure you can get higher than a C but even if you didn't, as long as you present yourself well enough as someone with the other good grades and someone who would be perfect for medicine, universities would be able to overlook it. They do do that you know :P

    And as for the sixth form with the points system, it's pretty impressive huh! For a state sixth form that's amazing, needless to say I handed in my application straight away :")

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    Oh really i never knew about that! That's good then
    And good thing you striaght away handed in your application form, i would do the same :ahee::facepalm:
    Anyways i am off now
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    (Original post by Kyou)
    Is Before I Go To Sleep really that good of a book? My first impressions of it weren't that spectacular.
    It's a fantastic book, you read the book from the perspective of Christine, the main character, on a certain day. Christine (and you, because that's the book) reads through a diary, and if the Christine from two days ago forgot to write anything down, you the reader don't know what happened two days ago either. The second part is from the perspective of Christine again, but this time, instead of reading her journal, she is actually doing stuff. (Not that she doesn't do stuff in the journal, that is).

    I think you should DEFINITELY read it!
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    Anyone here interested in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery too?
    Me me me max fax is the dream When i was on work experience I saw implants being put in and it was sooooo cool
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    My brother's in Year 11 too (do I get him to join TSR, I wonder? :iiam:) and is currently doing his English language creative writing coursework. :yep:

    I never really liked English when I was in Year 11 (dropped it as soon as I could after GCSEs ) but after helping him with his, I'm really beginning to fall in love with it. We've come up with some pretty good ideas together, and that's saying something for me!
    Ah that's nice I didn't really enjoy English in Years 8 and 9 but ever since Year 10 I've really been loving it again! What A Levels are you doing?


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    (Original post by Peachy23)
    Haha to be fair, I'm not all that great at maths and science either it might be something to do with the fact that I am completely unwilling to revise :P I am honestly the biggest procrastinator and the probably the world's laziest person. I know that if I tried I could do well we did all 3 pieces of coursework last year and it really peeves me that I got high A*'s in all 3 but got ok marks in the speaking and listening's so now overall I've got one mark off an A*! Having to redo one of my speaking's absolutely hate speaking and listening, I just can't do it because I'm so awkward haha
    I have a huge procrastination problem too haha! At the beginning of Year 10 we were told that our course didn't include speaking and listening which I was really happy about, although all of us each had to do a speech in front of our class in Year 10 for our school's annual public speaking contest which was horrible


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    Hey guys has anyone done their additional science ISA yet? If you did what was your score? And does anyone know what the mark will be for an A*?


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    Hey guys has anyone done their additional science ISA yet? If you did what was your score? And does anyone know what the mark will be for an A*?


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    Did it last year. Still no mark :facepalm:

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    I have a huge procrastination problem too haha! At the beginning of Year 10 we were told that our course didn't include speaking and listening which I was really happy about, although all of us each had to do a speech in front of our class in Year 10 for our school's annual public speaking contest which was horrible


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    We were made to do the first speaking and listening and were later told that they're not using it anymore and we don't need to it. I was so happy but a few days later, they told us that we actually were going to do it and we had to do 3 worst thing ever. Although your speech sounds much worse since I asked the teacher if I could do it on my own at lunchtime
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    (Original post by gogojakeo)
    Media is VERY fun, I just finished writing the first draft for my script for my third and final assignment, which takes most, if not all of year 11, up until study leave. It help that I like media
    As for business, it's quite fun, you don't think that you appreciate how complex businesses are until you do a qualification It was quite awkward when I learnt that my year 11 business teacher would be my sister's childhood friend who has known me since I was born!
    I like dystopian books, and I will usually read the book before I see the film version. I enjoyed Before I Go To Sleep by S J Watson (which I recommend to ANYONE who likes a nice mystery novel), although I didn't like how they adapted it into a film, they literally removed the main plot device. I also enjoyed the Hunger Game trilogy, and also the first Maze Runner book, am waiting to buy the next one. I also am reading the Gone series, which is AMAZING!
    As for Japan, I just love the culture and the country, and also the language. As for Canada, I don't really know, but I know that I am slightly interested in moving there when i'm older. Perhaps it's because I love winter?
    Yeah... I also forgot to add the fact that she's a qualified English teacher, and both my school and the school that she teaches at do Edexcel! So it's AMAZING!

    Woah, I really quoted you a lot...
    It's fine - came up as only 1 notification

    Wow. Now that IS lucky! Would love to have an older sibling was was qualified to teach me. Must be awkward with the whole 'teacher is my sister's friend' thing though...

    :eek3: Are you sure you're not my opposite gender clone...???? LOVE dystopian novels (though Harry Poter isn't... and I'm obsessed ) Hunger games and the Maze runner tho! YAAAAAS! Btw, read all 4 of the Maze runner books so really tempted to give you spoilers. Hehe, dw, I'll refrain. Just saying, the second book changes things a lot.

    Might read Before I go to sleep and the Gone series on your recommendation. Moved it up my 'To read' list. Haha.

    (Original post by Kyou)
    Well, it seems you and I have a lot in common. I've read all of the Gone and Maze Runner series of books, and their genre (dystopian) is generally my favorite. Is Before I Go To Sleep really that good of a book? My first impressions of it weren't that spectacular.

    Otherwise, welcome .
    :five: Aha, another clone! See above :rolleyes:. Have you read 'Brave New World'? Read an extract and seemed really good. Opinions if you have? (#nospoilersplease)
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    Hey,

    Any Romeo and Juliet experts on here?
    Here!

    I'm doing it for English Lit and finished analysing the play before half term so quote me if you need help! Might be able to help. No guarantees tho.
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    Haha to be fair, I'm not all that great at maths and science either it might be something to do with the fact that I am completely unwilling to revise :P I am honestly the biggest procrastinator and the probably the world's laziest person. I know that if I tried I could do well we did all 3 pieces of coursework last year and it really peeves me that I got high A*'s in all 3 but got ok marks in the speaking and listening's so now overall I've got one mark off an A*! Having to redo one of my speaking's absolutely hate speaking and listening, I just can't do it because I'm so awkward haha
    Well you haven't met me... So lazy and procrastinate to the point that I uhhhhh.

    Just imagine that, if you are giving your presentation to your english class or whatever, you're talking to only one person and concentrate on looking at them. And then just switch person now and then so you're not acting like a creepy person and excluding the rest of your audience. It worked for me as I'm quite shy in front of audiences and get mild stage fright.... It makes a bit better if i'm not addressing so much people at the same time.... (even if i technically am...).
    Not sure if that made sense. :/ Hope it helps you too!
 
 
 
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