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    (Original post by Laura2k5)
    i did English Language for the first year but dropped it at A2 as it was so boring in my opinoin.
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    (Original post by Acting_Fr3ak)
    Okay, these are what im thinking of doing A-Levels in when i go to college, (seriously not all of them)...thats why can you tell me which ones you do and what you think of them? i need to lower my choices

    Either :

    English Lang
    German
    Theatre Studies
    Film Studies
    Graphics
    Law
    Politics
    Chemistry

    Ok...i gotta choose outta them! argh! lol

    I take chemistry and i would say you'd enjoy it if remembering all the fact in a 100 page book interests you, for the final exams there was much blind learning, were you either know it or you dont, ie there is no way to figure it out you have to learn it, this annoyed me as someone who does maths I like questions that can be worked out with a little brain scratching and thinking, this is the not the case in chemistry, but if you memory is good it might be good to do chemistry
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    Choose Politics over Law.

    Chemistry and German would prove useful later.
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    (Original post by Acting_Fr3ak)
    Okay, these are what im thinking of doing A-Levels in when i go to college, (seriously not all of them)...thats why can you tell me which ones you do and what you think of them? i need to lower my choices

    Either :

    English Lang
    German
    Theatre Studies
    Film Studies
    Graphics
    Law
    Politics
    Chemistry

    Ok...i gotta choose outta them! argh! lol
    Only do law out of those, and I really like it, second fave subject after sociology!
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    I'm surprised so many people have found English Language boring! I'm just going onto A2 and barely anyone from the classes last year have dropped it! Last year we did coursework where we had to analyse one piece of text (our choice) and then produce two pieces of our own relating in some way to the original text. We also did Child language acquisition which i found interesting but confusing (didn't pick that option on the exam!), we also did textual analysis, gender and conversation and general conversation analysis. I found it interesting because it's not all shakespeare and stuff and i have a really good teacher. I'm really looking forward to A2 (have already started and plan to do coursework about how children's tv effects how they discover language) and am planning to do it at uni!
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    I think it might have something to do with the course structure? Most people I've come across who do English Language follow the AQA (B) specification whereas yours does not sound like that as with AQA you do Language Aquisition in the second year.
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    I do Chemistry. It's pretty good, challenging at times but that's not a bad thing. Interesting course though. Just started the A2 course and so far it seems to be OK
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    (Original post by -Sian-)
    I think it might have something to do with the course structure? Most people I've come across who do English Language follow the AQA (B) specification whereas yours does not sound like that as with AQA you do Language Aquisition in the second year.
    I had a look and i did AQA (A) specification so the same exam board is the same but different specification-It's language analysis, language and representation, child language acquisition, a coursework consisting of 4 pieces-1 analysis, 2 production pieces and 1 commentary and then gender and conversation and conversation analysis.
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    If you want to do anything involoving Law at uni than don't do the A Level, I'd do Theatre Studies not Film Studies as it's more achademic. Looking at the rest of your short (ha ha) list, then I'd take Chemistry because it'll contrast and is supposed to be one of the hardest A Levels and will look good on your CV. I'd avoid graphics as well... although all depends what/where you want to go post A Level anyway
 
 
 
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