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    Hi!!! so I got into uni and a few different places to study English Literature without an A-Level (SOMEHOW I EVEN GOT 2 UNCONDITIONAL OFFERS) but haven't studied it since GCSE and I haven't studied any humanities at AS/A-level either.

    Does anyone who currently studies A-Level English or a degree in English have any tips how I can prepare for my degree? I hadn't thought about in until now that I haven't done English in 2 years so I'm getting quite worried for September!
    Thanks a bunch!!
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    Read a lot of books. :] Simple as that! The more you read, the easier it gets; the more you understand, the more you enjoy it. Also, this document is a really fun way to show you the kinds of analysis that all English students aim for! http://w.a2schools.org/huron.english...ofessor_ft.pdf

    You should probably familiarise yourself with at least a few of the big writers before you go!
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    Thanks 😊 I read alot so that's not a problem its the analysis that I'm not 100% about, so thanks for the link 😁
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    I do A/S English Literature now, just read a lot and focus on a variety of ways to analyse and interpret texts
    Maybe try to write some essays - by either asking the university for essay questions - or looking online. I suggest this because I got A*'s in my English GCSE's but my first A level essays received E's and U's because the way of structuring an A level essay is so difficult!

    If you want any tips on analysis I'll be happy to forward you some analysis documents we get to help us in A/S literature

    Good Luck!
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    Thank you! That's really helpful ill find some essay questions online and just keep reading loads 😁 thanks!!!!
 
 
 
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