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    (Original post by Vernish)
    The WJEC does annoy me. "Sandrine est professeur dans un college." There was nothing on the cd to say that was false, but in the into they'd said she was a teacher at a primary school! But it's a listening! Aah!! :mad:

    Other than that I thought it was ok. The essays were quite nice. What did everyone else think?
    I was so annoyed about this!
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    (Original post by mikey2912)
    I was so annoyed about this!
    It was an awful question! I'm thinking of actually emailing the board about it - might mean they put the grade boundaries down a bit!
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    (Original post by Vernish)
    It was an awful question! I'm thinking of actually emailing the board about it - might mean they put the grade boundaries down a bit!
    haha I wish!
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    I also sat this exam this morning, didnt find it half as bad as when I got an E in January haha!

    I don't have enough common sense to notice that the question about the high school/primary school teacher was in the text, not on tape, so I just ticked false and put she is a primary school teacher anyway haha!
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    Hated the true/false question with "college/ecole" I put true purely on the basis that I think I already had 4 falses, did the sport essay but as I rambled on, anyone know what they do if the essay is over 200-250 words? I think I must have done around 400 because I just didn't know how to end it! Annoyed their was nothing on fashion since it seems to be all we've studied for the last couple of months, didn't come up on either exam!

    I did say last night WJEC were poor and they've shown it again there!
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    (Original post by Vernish)
    It was an awful question! I'm thinking of actually emailing the board about it - might mean they put the grade boundaries down a bit!
    My teachers have told me that every year the wjec manage to throw in something stupid like that - and so nearly every year they have a complaint to send back to the board.

    After telling my teachets about it straight after the exam, they said they look into it and contact them - there will be a complaint about it from my school at least!


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    (Original post by Beths_7)
    My teachers have told me that every year the wjec manage to throw in something stupid like that - and so nearly every year they have a complaint to send back to the board.

    After telling my teachets about it straight after the exam, they said they look into it and contact them - there will be a complaint about it from my school at least!


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    Ive just emailed my teacher about it as well, maybe they'll show sympathy and award us all 120/120 UMS
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    (Original post by matth95)
    maybe they'll show sympathy and award us all 120/120 UMS
    Now that would be good...I'll have to suggest that too!



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    (Original post by matth95)
    Ive just emailed my teacher about it as well, maybe they'll show sympathy and award us all 120/120 UMS
    :L Let's totally go for that.
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    (Original post by Smougii)
    anyone know what they do if the essay is over 200-250 words?!
    I think that once they've marked 250 words they stop and won't mark the rest..I'm not 100% though



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    It started off better than I thought, I took advantage of the time even though I planned to leave myself at least an hour for the essay...only left myself 30 minutes for the essay and I did the one about sport initially thinking it was talking about sports influence on a healthy life so i was like yey i have so much to write about this but then realised it was a balanced life? :| 20 minutes left and it ruined the whole paper for me
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    (Original post by Beths_7)
    I think that once they've marked 250 words they stop and won't mark the rest..I'm not 100% though



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    thats what I've heard.

    I counted 252 on mine, it would be harsh to not mark the last 2!



    Surely the examiners aren't sad enough to count every one word by word?
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    (Original post by matth95)
    thats what I've heard.

    I counted 252 on mine, it would be harsh to not mark the last 2!



    Surely the examiners aren't sad enough to count every one word by word?

    They allow up to 280 words maximum
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    (Original post by LoveoOoMusic)
    They allow up to 280 words maximum

    phew hahaha!
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    (Original post by Beths_7)
    I think that once they've marked 250 words they stop and won't mark the rest..I'm not 100% though



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    In the mark scheme it says they stop marking at 300 so you have a bit of leeway


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    did anyone do the question on focusing on studying verses having a part time job? How did you conclude?
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    (Original post by thewisewoman)
    did anyone do the question on focusing on studying verses having a part time job? How did you conclude?
    I did that essay but I've managed to forget how I concluded haha
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    (Original post by matth95)
    thats what I've heard.

    I counted 252 on mine, it would be harsh to not mark the last 2!



    Surely the examiners aren't sad enough to count every one word by word?
    Really?! I am so screwed then! Surely they can't mark me down for not having a proper essay though if they've only marked my introduction and points on one side? Doesn't seem fair not ignore half of my essay just because I had more to write :confused:
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    I am going to kill my teacher!! Where does it say they only mark the first 280 words?! I've been writing around 300-320 words all year and she hasn't mentioned it!
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    (Original post by Smougii)
    I am going to kill my teacher!! Where does it say they only mark the first 280 words?! I've been writing around 300-320 words all year and she hasn't mentioned it!
    I wrote about that length too but I think as long as you aren't rambling and the quality of writing is good then they may carry on reading...it's also hard to tell how many words 250 is anyway
 
 
 
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