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    *shuders* those CGP books crack such immature jokes all the time, makes me think they arent good enough for AS levels. I trust the letts books more ot be honest. Just ordered psychology text book http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P...2.LZZZZZZZ.jpg nice little picture of a cat on a brain there I tried revising biology but seemed too complicated, should get a textbook for that too rather than revision guide.
    My sister's got that exact same book lol! Should've asked me I'd have had her sent you it! :> Mja, I agree about CGP, I detest the "joke-like" and "not-serious but serious" approaches to learning. All I want from a guide is coherence, enough detail (without being detailled), examples, expert advice and most importantly sample questions. Another reason I dislike CGP is because I feel they are highly patronising. I mean, this is "advanced education" we are in, and yet CGP make out as if its "easy and simple" - which is false and misleading.
    I'm going to start revising Bio soon too hopefully; I agree it does seem complicated. What exam board are you doing for Bio?
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    I'm getting.....wait for it.....a piano stool if I do well in my exams. Fair though, considering my parents splashed out 3 grand on my new sexy beast of a piano. My brother though is getting £20 for each subject if he gets the highest grades in his year 9 SATS. How unfair is that?
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    (Original post by Shamen)
    My sister's got that exact same book lol! Should've asked me I'd have had her sent you it! :> Mja, I agree about CGP, I detest the "joke-like" and "not-serious but serious" approaches to learning. All I want from a guide is coherence, enough detail (without being detailled), examples, expert advice and most importantly sample questions. Another reason I dislike CGP is because I feel they are highly patronising. I mean, this is "advanced education" we are in, and yet CGP make out as if its "easy and simple" - which is false and misleading.
    I'm going to start revising Bio soon too hopefully; I agree it does seem complicated. What exam board are you doing for Bio?
    Lol i know, surprised CGP sell to be honest, and im doing OCR for bio

    And thanks for the offer for psycho book I should have gone ot the bloody biology lesson today, mates and I felt like a long 2 hour lunch, lol my school doesnt mind if 6th formers waltz in an hour after lunch
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    That reminds me, I was recommended Fullick & Fullick for Bio and Chem textbooks... Might be worth you doin' an online search and maybe getting an online discount... I'm personally gunna wait a while and see what these Philip Allan books do for me. You are right though, in the end you will need some more extensive reading to help give a broader view of how everything fits.
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    (Original post by Markus)
    Lol i know, surprised CGP sell to be honest, and im doing OCR for bio

    And thanks for the offer for psycho book I should have gone ot the bloody biology lesson today, mates and I felt like a long 2 hour lunch, lol my school doesnt mind if 6th formers waltz in an hour after lunch
    Ahh, are your school giving you a few days to of Sixth Form life? Trying to wet your tongues are they? :eviltongu
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    (Original post by Shamen)
    Ahh, are your school giving you a few days to of Sixth Form life? Trying to wet your tongues are they? :eviltongu
    Yep, my school are really laid back with 6th formers. I think that approach will mean some pupils will be late to every lesson and might not even turn up for them.

    Biology book cover looks scary :eek: looks good though..
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    have you all got your alevel text books?
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    (Original post by Bowie88)
    have you all got your alevel text books?
    Not textbooks, but I've got some Philip Allan revision guides (quality). I may get some textbooks sooner-or-later (definitely before the end of the holidays). But there are definitely a few of us on here (myself and Markus namely) who have started a bit of prep work for AS.
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    (Original post by Shamen)
    Not textbooks, but I've got some Philip Allan revision guides (quality). I may get some textbooks sooner-or-later (definitely before the end of the holidays). But there are definitely a few of us on here (myself and Markus namely) who have started a bit of prep work for AS.
    ive started some too, mainly art. Ive almost completed all my prep and what ive done im really happy with.
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    Just trying to get a slight head start and ease myself into AS level intensity really. Make the "gap" between AS and GCSE smaller so-to-speak.
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    (Original post by Bowie88)
    have you all got your alevel text books?
    I have to pay for two of my own (psychology and economics) and dont know about biology and history. We havnt been given them yet but it's advantegeous just to start a bit of studying before september. Also it's something to do over another 2 months of free time..
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    (Original post by Shamen)
    Just trying to get a slight head start and ease myself into AS level intensity really. Make the "gap" between AS and GCSE smaller so-to-speak.
    dont out do yourself, remember youre on holiday!
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    (Original post by Bowie88)
    dont out do yourself, remember youre on holiday!
    Yeah. But I like studying ( :rofl: I sound like such a geek ).
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    (Original post by Shamen)
    Yeah. But I like studying ( :rofl: I sound like such a geek ).
    (Speak in a voice similar to Derek from Big Brother)
    "Knowledge is power"
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    (Original post by Bowie88)
    dont out do yourself, remember youre on holiday!
    Holidays are supposed to be fun...im not having fun, just plain bored out of my skull. So studying seems an attractive prospect at the moment
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    (Original post by Bowie88)
    (Speak in a voice similar to Derek from Big Brother)
    "Knowledge is power"
    You know the old lottery ads where the massive finger comes down ad says "it could be yooouuuu"

    Would sound better in that voice :rofl:
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    (Original post by Markus)
    You know the old lottery ads where the massive finger comes down ad says "it could be yooouuuu"

    Would sound better in that voice :rofl:
    yes thats really appropriate. Do you watch Big Brother?
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    (Original post by Bowie88)
    yes thats really appropriate. Do you watch Big Brother?
    Sure do, i get so ridiculed because of the fact i watch it and i seldom find a response contradicting the fact that im sad because of it :mad:
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    I'm lovin' BB this year; although they are getting desperate, I mean Makosi pregnant? LOL.

    P.S. Why isn't my sig showing?
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    Ok it is... (Pointless post count builder this is).
 
 
 
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