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    (Original post by dumb cabbage)
    Awh haha, how did you screw up if you don't mind me asking? You're allowed to redo it? :O I need some advice for it, I just wrote mine up it seems quite good I think it's like four minutes when I timed I just need to learn it now :/


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    Lol... I spoke fluently, but according to my teacher it was monotonal... I didn't use a variety of tones and vocal texture... I also couldn't explain what I was talking about properly and when I got questioned, I didn't know how to answer the question.
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    Hi I'm Molly! I'm taking Maths, English Lit and Lang, Triple Science, French, Geography, Computing and RE. Im also taking Further Maths Level 2 and Fine Art GCSEs in my own time and I have so much to do! How are you all managing stress levels at the moment because I'm not doing that too well ngl:/
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    (Original post by mollyrt)
    Hi I'm Molly! I'm taking Maths, English Lit and Lang, Triple Science, French, Geography, Computing and RE. Im also taking Further Maths Level 2 and Fine Art GCSEs in my own time and I have so much to do! How are you all managing stress levels at the moment because I'm not doing that too well ngl:/
    Hi! To be honest, I'm just muddling through xD I do all the work I get set that night (well, I try), and I'm working uber hard on my controlled assessment. Besides that, I just work through stress, it's a surprisingly good reliever. And running. Don't forget the running


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    Hi! To be honest, I'm just muddling through xD I do all the work I get set that night (well, I try), and I'm working uber hard on my controlled assessment. Besides that, I just work through stress, it's a surprisingly good reliever. And running. Don't forget the running


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    Can I ask what the best technique for revision is or what works for you because I am trying everything and getting decent grades but not great grades.
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    (Original post by Kvllum)
    Hey dude I'm back after my French Coursework is done! Could you tell me what my numbers are looking like now, I've just finished my French Writing that I had to do.

    Writing 1 = 28/30
    Writing 2 = 30/30
    Speaking 1 = 27/30
    Speaking 2 = 38/30

    What UMS am I on now and what would I need in the exams for an A* overall? if you don't want to go through the trouble of calculating it all, could you please link me to a UMS converter? Thanks (AQA GCSE French btw)
    UMS converter is here - you can use the UMS conversion for June 2014 Grade Boundaries.

    see the GCSE French 'spec at a glance' here to make sure you convert raw to UMS for the right units - speaking and writing are out of 60 each.

    Add up the UMS for speaking and writing. Take it from 270. Then use the UMS for the reading and listening UMS boundaries to see what raw you'd need to make up the number you have just calculates. FOR THAT SERIES you should now be able to see what MINIMUM marks you'd need on the reading and listening. Dont rely on this too heavily though - the UMS boundaries for the exam modules are subject to drastic change each year
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    (Original post by mollyrt)
    Hi I'm Molly! I'm taking Maths, English Lit and Lang, Triple Science, French, Geography, Computing and RE. Im also taking Further Maths Level 2 and Fine Art GCSEs in my own time and I have so much to do! How are you all managing stress levels at the moment because I'm not doing that too well ngl:/
    I do a sport which helps.

    I'm also pretty chilled about the whole exam thing - just think, every day coming closer to your exams is a day closer to that big long summer :ahee: that is literally what's getting me through!
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    (Original post by Steliata)
    I do a sport which helps.

    I'm also pretty chilled about the whole exam thing - just think, every day coming closer to your exams is a day closer to that big long summer :ahee: that is literally what's getting me through!
    That's actually quite a good way to see it


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    How're things going for you lot? I hope nerves haven't kicked in too badly yet or anything?
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    (Original post by DukeM17)
    Can I ask what the best technique for revision is or what works for you because I am trying everything and getting decent grades but not great grades.
    I tend to make summary notes on each topic, and then once I've learnt them I do past paper questions. I also make flash cards and watch YouTube videos, like Mr Bruff and my GCSE science. Hope this helped


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    (Original post by usycool1)
    How're things going for you lot? I hope nerves haven't kicked in too badly yet or anything?
    I'm alive, which is a start xD I just have such a lot of work to do and so little time to do it in D:


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    I'm alive, which is a start xD I just have such a lot of work to do and so little time to do it in D:


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    Haha, good stuff. Ah that was me throughout Years 11/12/13...my friends and I would always complain about there being so much work but so little time. Just stay relaxed though (much easier said than done, I know!) and try not to panic about that - you'll get it all done.
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    (Original post by usycool1)
    How're things going for you lot? I hope nerves haven't kicked in too badly yet or anything?
    Eight weeks today and I have my first exam :puke:

    I feel like I'm constantly doing homework so I haven't been doing a huge amount of revision at the moment.

    Am I terrified? Yes. Should I be? Possibly. We will see.
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    How're things going for you lot? I hope nerves haven't kicked in too badly yet or anything?
    Nerves kicked in ages ago, primarily september.
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    How're things going for you lot? I hope nerves haven't kicked in too badly yet or anything?
    Mocks are making everything feel a lot more real...
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    (Original post by Strom)
    Eight weeks today and I have my first exam :puke:

    I feel like I'm constantly doing homework so I haven't been doing a huge amount of revision at the moment.

    Am I terrified? Yes. Should I be? Possibly. We will see.
    I'm in the same boat. xD I'm so nervous, and there always seems to be something to do. But, alas, we will get through!


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    (Original post by mollyrt)
    Hi I'm Molly! I'm taking Maths, English Lit and Lang, Triple Science, French, Geography, Computing and RE. Im also taking Further Maths Level 2 and Fine Art GCSEs in my own time and I have so much to do! How are you all managing stress levels at the moment because I'm not doing that too well ngl:/
    Haii. And welcome.

    Managing ok - although the reality of GCSEs and how close they are is starting to dawn on me I'm not an outwardly stressed person though so everyone will probably think I'm fine when I'm majorly stressed out inside... What is life.

    Hope you feel less stressed soon - there are 'up' and 'down' days and weeks - they'll pass ! And think of that looooong summer we get. Motivation right there.
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    eeeeeee, who else has given in their sixth form choices?

    Gave mine in today - felt like I was signing a death warrant or contract of some kind....
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    Terrible news - my English teacher hasn't been here since January so we've had the departing head teacher and the head of English teaching us alternatively - they've both been great but now we've found out that the head of English is also leaving this April and with no sign of our old teacher coming back (rumours circulating she's been sacked) I am very worried they'll just lumber us with a supply teacher for the final hurdle.

    Also did my German speaking today - went very well.
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    Ohh what you thinking of doing? I'm thinking of doing English literature, History, sociology and media!

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    (Original post by SampleX)
    I'm in the same boat. xD I'm so nervous, and there always seems to be something to do. But, alas, we will get through!


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    It feels like yesterday the teachers were saying "20 weeks to go" and now suddenly it's less than 10

    Yes I have done nothing but work since I got home tonight and I'm staying an hour after school tomorrow because I still can't get everything done.

    Definitely :cool:
 
 
 
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