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    (Original post by Kiniun)
    huh?
    did u do higher?
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    Guy's do you think that the grade boundaries are gonna drop?
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    I was advised to do Q3 then Q1,Q2.
    Q1 was easiest for me
    Q3 was okay
    Q2- I only managed to do 7 paragraphs(ran out of time) im so upset.
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    (Original post by Rhianmaghie)
    did u do higher?
    Yep

    (Original post by Rhianmaghie)
    Guy's do you think that the grade boundaries are gonna drop?
    No lol, CIE is known for changing up the grade boundaries all the time and being as we are the last year to even do this exam It's most probably gonna go up
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    (Original post by abbigm1)
    Of all exams to f up on I'm glad it was this one tbh at least now I know this isn't a joke and not to look at invigilators instead of writing as if I've never seen people before
    its so annoying when the invigilators stare ugh..
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    (Original post by bikiniikilll)
    I was advised to do Q3 then Q1,Q2.
    Q1 was easiest for me
    Q3 was okay
    Q2- I only managed to do 7 paragraphs(ran out of time) im so upset.
    7 is fine!
    On previous mark schemes it says that as long as the student has a minimum of 3 quotes for each paragraph, attaining high marks is still possible - depending on the content of your explanations as well ofc
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    (Original post by abbigm1)
    Of all exams to f up on I'm glad it was this one tbh at least now I know this isn't a joke and not to look at invigilators instead of writing as if I've never seen people before
    really? English Language is THE most important GCSE next being amths
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    (Original post by Kiniun)
    Yep



    No lol, CIE is known for changing up the grade boundaries all the time and being as we are the last year to even do this exam It's most probably gonna go up
    Nope i doubt as some ppl found it hard therefore, the exam board will take this into account and then either keep the boundaries the same or drop them hopefully. Last year maths, everyone legit complained and the exam board did drop the grade boundarie, hope its the same for english
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    (Original post by Rhianmaghie)
    Nope i doubt as some ppl found it hard therefore, the exam board will take this into account and then either keep the boundaries the same or drop them hopefully. Last year maths, everyone legit complained and the exam board did drop the grade boundarie, hope its the same for english
    I really really hope so
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    (Original post by Kiniun)
    7 is fine!
    On previous mark schemes it says that as long as the student has a minimum of 3 quotes for each paragraph, attaining high marks is still possible - depending on the content of your explanations as well ofc
    Thanks! Do you know if they will divide the total amount of marks(whole paper) by 2?
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    What did you guys write for a2 and a3 for question 1?
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    (Original post by karnan1999)
    really? English Language is THE most important GCSE next being amths
    I'm aware of this but I'm not in the position where I'm gonna fail English language as 60% of my grade is an A* so I'm in a calm position
    I panicked as it was the first exam and I'm saying I would rather have panicked in a subject that isn't 100% exam-based rather than in an exam from May 16th on wards
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    (Original post by Kiniun)
    I really really hope so
    another thing, last year the students went extreme and started tweeting the Cambridge Board and you know, saying soooooooo much stuff to them :P and then they dropped the grade boundaries, which was good news to the students.
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    (Original post by bikiniikilll)
    I was advised to do Q3 then Q1,Q2.
    Q1 was easiest for me.
    Q3 was okay
    Q2- I only managed to do 7 paragraphs(ran out of time) im so upset.
    Yeah we were advised to do q. 3 first too and lol I only did like 3 paragraphs in total for q. 2. I floppppped i guess that A* is out of the bag lol 😂

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    Guys can u explain how this coursework and speaking + L works, and then the exam??? not a year 11 on here...would be nice explaining it to me...
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    (Original post by I'm_infires)
    Yeah we were advised to do q. 3 first too and lol I only did like 3 paragraphs in total for q. 2. I floppppped i guess that A* is out of the bag lol 😂

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    A is still good I did be happy with a B,nothing below.
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    It went al-right.
    Think I got a bee.

    It's ok if you feel you did bad keep you M.R Head up!
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    (Original post by T0s1n_100)
    Had no idea what colony collapse disorder was before
    it was very interesting tbh.
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    (Original post by Rhianmaghie)
    its so annoying when the invigilators stare ugh..
    omg me too! its like i cannot even look anywhere apart from my paper. While they stare, i just forget what to write next.
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    (Original post by TheYearNiner)
    In Question 2 I didn't understand most of the vocabulary used in paragraph 4
    (Original post by Starlight15)
    Yes like "(something) gowns" "rainbow of..." and "tratty blah blah" and had to guess the meaning and the effect
    I found this??
    https://m.imgur.com/a/zHXfq#qAU67nG
 
 
 
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