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    If the question 1 is to write a letter ?
    Should you make up address in the corner?
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    Can someone help me on Q2? I always write over the word count. The word count is 250 to 300 words but I just timed myself and it took me 40 mins to do Q2 and I wrote 420 words approx.

    For describing imagery I use LICE (Literal meaning, Implicit Meaning, Connotations, Effect on reader/ Or 'it creates the effect of ...'

    For describing verbs or other things I say - This 'verb/xxx' is effective in describing the xxxx because it suggests blablalbla and it means blablabla. It has connotations of blablabla and this helps the writer to create an effect of blablabla.

    This is why I do Q2 last because I always run out of time Any suggestions??
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    (Original post by Supreme_)
    If the question 1 is to write a letter ?
    Should you make up address in the corner?
    no, waste of time.
    just address the person correctly e.g. dear ... and sign off e.g. yours sincerely/faithfully/lots of love (the formality depends on who you're writing to).
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    (Original post by ibrahim11)
    Can someone help me on Q2? I always write over the word count. The word count is 250 to 300 words but I just timed myself and it took me 40 mins to do Q2 and I wrote 420 words approx.

    For describing imagery I use LICE (Literal meaning, Implicit Meaning, Connotations, Effect on reader/ Or 'it creates the effect of ...'

    For describing verbs or other things I say - This 'verb/xxx' is effective in describing the xxxx because it suggests blablalbla and it means blablabla. It has connotations of blablabla and this helps the writer to create an effect of blablabla.

    This is why I do Q2 last because I always run out of time Any suggestions??
    they don't penalise you for going over the word count except in question 3 as it is a summary. try and spend 30 minutes on question 2 (15 for each pargraph) as all they're looking for is a selection of 4 words with dictionary definition then effect. remember question 2 is just 10 marks, the other two make 40/50 of the total marks so spend a good 40-45 minutes of 1 and 3.
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    (Original post by mxskaan)
    they don't penalise you for going over the word count except in question 3 as it is a summary. try and spend 30 minutes on question 2 (15 for each pargraph) as all they're looking for is a selection of 4 words with dictionary definition then effect. remember question 2 is just 10 marks, the other two make 40/50 of the total marks so spend a good 40-45 minutes of 1 and 3.
    So do I not need to mention connotations and implicit meanings each time?
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    (Original post by ibrahim11)
    So do I not need to mention connotations and implicit meanings each time?
    I personally do not do that for every quotation I pick but I tend to give a general overview of what the writer is trying to convey in each paragraph. If you have time then you can.

    For example: Overall, the writer creates a sense of ......... by using......
    *quotation* - this means....
    which evokes a sense of/implies/indicates/illustrates/emphasises etc.

    That's all I do and I'm left with 8 mini paragraphs about 3-4 sentences each.
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    (Original post by HouseOfRichman)
    No it must be in an informative style. You should do this, you are able to etc...


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    Can someone tell me all the different forms question 1 could ask us to write in so I can learn how to write each one haha?


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    Hi guys, in our school the teachers dont like to estimate how many marks you would need to get a grade, so can you guys please tell me?
    I got 26/30 in speaking and 45/50 in coursework, so thats 71/130 already.. Approximately how many more marks would i need for an A*?
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    For Q1, what if it says write it in the format of an interview? Does that mean on each line you have to be like....
    Person 1: blah blah blah
    Person 2:blah blah blkah blah blahb ablha
    Person 1: blah.

    Help pleaseeee
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    (Original post by Perfection Ace)
    For Q1, what if it says write it in the format of an interview? Does that mean on each line you have to be like....
    Person 1: blah blah blah
    Person 2:blah blah blkah blah blahb ablha
    Person 1: blah.

    Help pleaseeee
    For an interview, on the past papers (2011,2010,2012) the questions that the interviewer asks are already given to you. They haven't asked for an interview in a long time so they may do so this year. They should still give the interview questions, if we get it this year, even though the spec changed (if they don't then we are kinda screwed lol)
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    (Original post by ibrahim11)
    For an interview, on the past papers (2011,2010,2012) the questions that the interviewer asks are already given to you. They haven't asked for an interview in a long time so they may do so this year. They should still give the interview questions, if we get it this year, even though the spec changed (if they don't then we are kinda screwed lol)
    Haha, okay! Thanks a lot for the help bro! Much appreciated!
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    (Original post by Perfection Ace)
    Haha, okay! Thanks a lot for the help bro! Much appreciated!
    If it does give you the questions will it literally be one question per bullet point? So do you only ask those 3 questions?
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    (Original post by Mlb37)
    If it does give you the questions will it literally be one question per bullet point? So do you only ask those 3 questions?
    I think it will be a question per bp. Nevertheless, I wish you all the best!
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    (Original post by Perfection Ace)
    I think it will be a question per bp. Nevertheless, I wish you all the best!
    Thank you! Good luck
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    (Original post by ibrahim11)
    Can someone help me on Q2? I always write over the word count. The word count is 250 to 300 words but I just timed myself and it took me 40 mins to do Q2 and I wrote 420 words approx.

    For describing imagery I use LICE (Literal meaning, Implicit Meaning, Connotations, Effect on reader/ Or 'it creates the effect of ...'

    For describing verbs or other things I say - This 'verb/xxx' is effective in describing the xxxx because it suggests blablalbla and it means blablabla. It has connotations of blablabla and this helps the writer to create an effect of blablabla.

    This is why I do Q2 last because I always run out of time Any suggestions??
    I really like the LICE thing thank you
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    Do anybody have access to the PIXL papers? I am looking to practice Q3 even though i am very good at this question.
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    (Original post by ibte10)
    Do anybody have access to the PIXL papers? I am looking to practice Q3 even though i am very good at this question.
    My teacher printed one for me but I dont have access just type up on google
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    (Original post by ellamoon_22)
    My teacher printed one for me but I dont have access just type up on google
    Do you have the Mark Scheme? Also do you know the name of the passage and the question?
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    (Original post by mxskaan)
    they don't penalise you for going over the word count except in question 3 as it is a summary. try and spend 30 minutes on question 2 (15 for each pargraph) as all they're looking for is a selection of 4 words with dictionary definition then effect. remember question 2 is just 10 marks, the other two make 40/50 of the total marks so spend a good 40-45 minutes of 1 and 3.
    Omg really? I didn't know this.. My teacher has told me that they do penalise you if you go over the word count for all of the questions..
    I didn't know that it only applied for q3. damn, this changes things lol xD
 
 
 
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