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    (Original post by pixiefuller)
    Quick question: for Q2 if a word/phrase is an image, do you have to write the word 'image' in your answer to get the mark, or can you just identify it e.g. 'this word/phrase is a metaphor'?
    Better to be more precise, in my view. Identify the actual technique used (e.g. metaphor, as you've said), rather than being vague and saying it creates an image/imagery (unless you can add an adjective to say WHAT kind of image exactly!)
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    (Original post by Angelil)
    Better to be more precise, in my view. Identify the actual technique used (e.g. metaphor, as you've said), rather than being vague and saying it creates an image/imagery (unless you can add an adjective to say WHAT kind of image exactly!)
    ok thank you!
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    Do we get penalised if our answers are too long?
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    For an intrrview its less formal and has feeling etc right??
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    (Original post by rubyrogers16)
    Question 1 is to read and adapt - you need to morph your style of writing and sustain a distinctive tone. Do 5 for bullet point one, 5 for bullet point 2 and 3 for bullet point 3. However, they should all be about equal - therefore you must expand bullet point 3. USE YOUR OWN WORDS. Spend 45 minutes

    The exam board has told our school to write as much as possible for the second question and our school has advised to spend 40 minutes on it - this is different from last year as the marks on this question, last year, were typically low. You should try to have 4 phrases analysed for both a and b. DONT USE TERMINOLOGY - instead explore connotations and associations. As afore mentioned spend 40 minutes.

    For the first part of Q3, don't use your own words - use phrases from text given. Spend 20 minutes.

    For the second part of Q3, spend some time grouping ideas and then it is vital that you use your own words. Spend 15 minutes (but I find this takes about 5 minutes for me, so..)

    Good luck hope this helps
    thank you, good luck to you too!
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    I know this is a bit late, but is there a good way of improving vocabulary?
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    (Original post by ellamoon_22)
    For an intrrview its less formal and has feeling etc right??
    Yh kind of I see what ur saying
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    Hey everyone. Anyone doing any last hour revision?
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    I feel like I've done all I can now, and all that's left to do is to execute. Good luck to everyone!
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    Can someone please tell the the types of writing that can come up in question one? I mean like, for example, speech.
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    (Original post by Waveyalex)
    Maths for me is the highlight subject achieved Grade A in my first mock then A* in the second mock.Cant say the same about my other subjects like science.Although I only actually need 3 marks in the exam tomoz I average 30 marks from every paper I have done which means I would get an A* lool
    wow dude. so either way the exam's gonna be a breeze for you.

    You LUCKY *******

    how did you get an A* in maths, though. HOW. I can barely scrape by with a B
    what is your secret
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    (Original post by ZiggyStarDust_)
    wow dude. so either way the exam's gonna be a breeze for you.

    You LUCKY *******

    how did you get an A* in maths, though. HOW. I can barely scrape by with a B
    what is your secret
    Past paper until I die tbh,u learn so much by doing past papers and read mark schemes so u can see how they want ur answer to be laid out as because sometimes they are quite strict especially with question requiring working they want to see alot

    what exam board you with ?
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    (Original post by Some_Student_1)
    Can someone please tell the the types of writing that can come up in question one? I mean like, for example, speech.
    Speech, Newspaper article, Letter, Formal report, Interview, Journal/diary entry.
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    (Original post by x_geniya_jery_x)
    Speech, Newspaper article, Letter, Formal report, Interview, Journal/diary entry.
    Cheers!
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    How are speeches and talks structured?
    Are they similar/different?
    -Like, obviously 1st person
    -but direct or indirect talk? ^^
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    (Original post by Some_Student_1)
    Can someone please tell the the types of writing that can come up in question one? I mean like, for example, speech.
    Formal Letter- Character's voice , but it is secondary to formal terms
    Informal Letter- Character's voice is central-
    Newspaper Report- 5Ws , with brief eyewitness quotations
    Interview- Character's voice is central, fairly formal
    Journal- Voice is most important, usually unless they say, the Journal is unread, therefore opinions of other character can be voiced freely
    Speech- Formal, but voice should be there,USE RHETORIC
    Dialogue- Voice and Relationship must be thought of, 4-5 lines each NO STAGE DIRECTIONS
    Formal Report- E.g. school inspection, Character's voice is least important, but need to understand opinion on relevant issues. Criticise. Specific details

    Hope that helps. Good Luck.
    • Welcome Squad
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    (Original post by byaakun)
    How are speeches and talks structured?
    Are they similar/different?
    -Like, obviously 1st person
    -but direct or indirect talk? ^^
    I would do it directly and in first person
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    (Original post by eks85)
    Formal Letter- Character's voice , but it is secondary to formal terms
    Informal Letter- Character's voice is central-
    Newspaper Report- 5Ws , with brief eyewitness quotations
    Interview- Character's voice is central, fairly formal
    Journal- Voice is most important, usually unless they say, the Journal is unread, therefore opinions of other character can be voiced freely
    Speech- Formal, but voice should be there,USE RHETORIC
    Dialogue- Voice and Relationship must be thought of, 4-5 lines each NO STAGE DIRECTIONS
    Formal Report- E.g. school inspection, Character's voice is least important, but need to understand opinion on relevant issues. Criticise. Specific details

    Hope that helps. Good Luck.
    Thanks alot. Really helped me. Jesus im nervous lol!
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    (Original post by Some_Student_1)
    Thanks alot. Really helped me. Jesus im nervous lol!
    Same! Everyone else on this thread seems well chill... Then there's me
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    (Original post by FaithKG)
    Same! Everyone else on this thread seems well chill... Then there's me
    The annoying thing is... you cant really revise hard for English language! You just know what you do! All you can really revise is language techniques, styles of writing and some practice on how to summarize effectively.
 
 
 
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