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    Hi,

    Basically I have an english language exam in June and I am finding it very difficult to revise .
    I have been told there is a reading and writing section. My questions are:
    -how did you revise for your english language exam?
    -what grade did you get?
    -how often did you revise?
    -Is there anything specific that I should revise for ?

    I also feel like my weakness are : grammar, understanding the question and what to include for the reading section of the exam .

    It would be much appreciated if someone could help me as this is the most important exam this year. Thank you
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    Hey

    Do you know which exam board you are doing it under? Also, I am guessing by your name 'Gcseenglish' that it is GCSE English you are taking, but if you could clarify that I could tell you what I did, seeing as I revise differently for the A Level compared to the GCSE

    Thanks!
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    (Original post by dottielottie)
    Hey

    Do you know which exam board you are doing it under? Also, I am guessing by your name 'Gcseenglish' that it is GCSE English you are taking, but if you could clarify that I could tell you what I did, seeing as I revise differently for the A Level compared to the GCSE

    Thanks!
    The exam board is AQA
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    (Original post by Gcseenglish)
    The exam board is AQA
    Ohhh I see, I revised for mine via an anthology, I had to look at poems and stories etc then discuss it in the exam, as well as a bit of creative element with questions such as 'Discuss a memorable event in your life.'

    I revised by writing down where the similes, metaphors etc were over and over until I could do it in my sleep, as well as doing all of the past papers and reading the examiner reports. I managed to get an A, so clearly this method worked.

    I started around a month or so before, a little each day, and anything I didn't 100% get or feel sure of I would go over the next day.

    For grammar, you could try and ask your teacher for exemplar material, incase they have any mock/real exams already completed by other students so you can see the type of style that gets good marks.

    It would also be a good idea to read this http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects...05-W-SP-14.PDF to find the kind of thing they want.

    Hope this helped a little.
 
 
 
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