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    I've just submitted my Language Investigation coursework and had it sent back to be told it's way over the word limit. I was under the impression only the actual Analysis is included in the word count, of which I have about 1900 words. My tutor is counting my Introduction, Methodology and the actual Data (which of course isn't mine) and the word count comes to 3500. I cannot cut down so much of my investigation as it will hardly make sense anymore! I want it just the way it is but now cannot be sure what is counted and what isn't. Could someone clarify? Thanks.
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    The word count for the investigation including your intro, methods, aims, analysis, conclusions and evaulation is 3000 excluding data. Hope this helps.
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    (Original post by frozzylove)
    The word count for the investigation including your intro, methods, aims, analysis, conclusions and evaulation is 3000 excluding data. Hope this helps.
    that is a complete lie, the word count for the investigation IN TOTAL needs to be between 1750-2500 and your media piece needs to be 700-1000 words... in TOTAL this unit should be 3500, after 3500 examiners just simply stop marking your work...

    :-) please find the spec attached... my work here is done.
    http://store.aqa.org.uk/qual/gce/pdf...05-W-SP-10.PDF
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    IS THERE ANYONE THERE??? My investigation in 3,200 - is that really bad??? My teacher said its fine but I'm a bit worried about it as I know it's over?!? Does anyone know how severely the exam penalize you for it?
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    (Original post by aterax)
    I've just submitted my Language Investigation coursework and had it sent back to be told it's way over the word limit. I was under the impression only the actual Analysis is included in the word count, of which I have about 1900 words. My tutor is counting my Introduction, Methodology and the actual Data (which of course isn't mine) and the word count comes to 3500. I cannot cut down so much of my investigation as it will hardly make sense anymore! I want it just the way it is but now cannot be sure what is counted and what isn't. Could someone clarify? Thanks.
    Hi I know you posted this a while ago but hopefully your still on TSR, my word count is 3,200 and I'm just wondering if they would send mine back or not? Or lower my grade? I take it if its sent back you can change it and stuff?
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    Within those 2500 words we exclude quotes right?
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    Anyone who's done this coursework,
    how much words on average should be in the
    -intro
    -methodology
    -analysis
    Like which one should I write the most in?
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    (Original post by abbiespe)
    Anyone who's done this coursework,
    how much words on average should be in the
    -intro
    -methodology
    -analysis
    Like which one should I write the most in?
    I'm so confused about the word count! Do quotes count towards it? Because if they do they will probably take up my whole word count hahaa

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    you get 10% leniency
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    does anyone know if i can lie about research on the investigation? like make it up and make up where it came from?
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    How long should my data be? I am comparing 2 speeches.. so 400 each? 300??
 
 
 
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