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    Hi, I am thinking of doing Classics, French, English Lit and English Lang at A/S and hope to study an arts or language subject at Oxbridge. One of my teachers says that studying two English subjects is overkill and that I should choose a different subject - ideally Maths or Science - instead if I want to go to Oxbridge and another says that English Lang is a respected subject and will help with my English Lit grades and study. I am confused. Please help!!
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    Providing you take French and English Lit to A2, they won't care too much what you're AS or other A2 is. Whilst Maths/science shows a different skill set to the others, don't do it if you don't think you can get a good grade or if you just really don't enjoy it, it's not worth it then.
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    Do something you like for yourself....not for oxbridge...as long as you excel at it (and pass whatever entrance exam :unimpressed: ) you have a chance.
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    That's a fine subject combination. People say English language is less 'respected' :rolleyes: than others but as you have three very well respected subjects it doesn't really matter what your fourth is. I say go for that combination as they are ones you enjoy thus you are more likely to do well in them
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    Great thanks for advice. But i forgot to say that the Classics A level is actually Classical Civilization not Latin and Greek. Still OK as a subject choice and combination? Love to hear what you think
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    I wouldn't recommend Eng Lang, because it *is* less respected - many top schools don't offer it at A Level at all - and also, you're already doing Eng Lit so it's just redundant. A Humanities/Social Sciences subject such as History may be useful, because they improve your essay-writing skills, and complement languages very well.
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    Is it likely to interfere with my chances of Oxbridge or another Russell Group uni though, if I drop it after A/S?
 
 
 
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