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    I was just told today that I have to take part in the Linguistics Olympiad next Thursday. I know zilch about it so just found a past paper and it looks terrifyingly difficult!
    Does anyone have any experience / tips / methods???
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    Personally I've never done it, or probably ever will (although I am doing maths which I'm looking forward to) but what I do know about these olympiads in general is not to worry about them because they really don't matter. I wouldn't recommend revising or reading past papers or anything like that and just go in on the day and have fun! Hopefully..

    Good luck
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    Hi I've just done it today! It is hard, what I can say is pay attention to the details and try to find patterns. That's really what it's all about. Good luck!
 
 
 
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