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About "NEW" GCSE English speaking & listening grade?? watch

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    Can someone help me please!!
    I just got my GCSE certificate from AQA, and I saw there was a little column of words saying: Listening & speaking grade 3. (my overall GCSE English mark is B)

    it made me wonder: i have never done any sort of listening & speaking test for GCSE English (I am pretty sure!), but it gave me a grade 3 at last.

    Okay, what worries me is I am going to uni next year (of course, with my poor GCSEs), but all the unis I am considering need GCSE English & Maths at grade B or above.
    The thing is I don't know if they will state to say they require higher grade in GCSE ENglish- speaking & listening, or they still just say grade B or above. (If they do state they want some particular grade for this speaking & listening part, I just gonna screw up.)

    PLEASE, can anyone tell (from the teacher,tutor, headteacher or unis...) if the uni will state particularly what grade they want for speaking and listening of GCSE English, or they will just want the general B.

    Or this speaking & listening grade is just not a big deal, as long as you have a grade.

    Cross my finger they don't want any sort of particular grade for speaking & listening....

    (because if next year, they are gonna say they need a particular grade for GCSE English speaking, no matter how hard I try in my A-level, it just means nothing...)

    Thank you!! you can tell me the truth (that's fine, i can bare it.)

    (PS: I don't know: if grade 5 in s&l can be counted as A, 4-B, 3-C (which I failed to achieve B...) or grade 5-A* 4-A 3-B)
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