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Hi, I'm currently studying GCSE Latin. Im determined to get an A* in it, any tips on how to do so?

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Same here . Learn the vocab well, know the verb endings for the main tenses, know the irregular verbs, be accurate at translating, practice using past papers .
For translation make sure you translate every word, make sure it is in good English, no verb errors, know noun endings (case + sing/plural)

For comprehension answers in full sentences, stick with the Latin the give you to help and translate it exactly in your answer. For word derivations be precise.
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(Original post by spurs9393)
Hi, I'm currently studying GCSE Latin. Im determined to get an A* in it, any tips on how to do so?

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what board are you doing?
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what board are you doing?
I'm doing OCR
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I'm doing OCR
OH I'm doing wjec-how is it?
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OH I'm doing wjec-how is it?
Not bad, I just don't really like the course our school follows (So you really want to learn Latin). What course are you following?
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I'm doing OCR
I'm doing OCR as well, their website is great for past papers and mark schemes
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Hi! I'm going in to Year 11 now, and in my Year 10 Mock for Latin I got an A*. Basically all I did was make sure I leaned ALL the vocab (including principal parts, genitives of nouns and declension of adjectives ect...). Then to revise grammar and translation skills I used 'So You Really Want to Learn Latin' (which i would highly reccomend) to go over everything we'd done in the year. I found it helped more applying the grammar to translation rather than just studying verb tenses for example and learning them off by heart. I learned all the grammer subconciously and in a much more interesting and enjoyable way! That's just for the Language papers though, I didn't have a Literatue mock.

Good Luck! I'm sure you'll do great
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