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    GCSE SCIENCE - My biggest weakness has to be understanding a question. Does anyone know any techniques or ways to understand what the question is asking me.
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    (Original post by divinemathew3)
    GCSE SCIENCE - My biggest weakness has to be understanding a question. Does anyone know any techniques or ways to understand what the question is asking me.
    I know how you feel. Underline key words and read it more than once, and also make you sure you spot when the question says *explain* instead of *describe*, they both have different meanings.,.
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    I have tried that but i sometimes still miss stuff out.
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    Learn the exam's "command words". Once you get to a-level it becomes a necessity. the difference between "outline", "describe", "evaluate" and "discuss" is huge.

    What exam board are you with? I did it with AQA, and sometimes they have a page where they define their command words.

    Or just ask your teacher to define them.

    I recommend making it a practice to always read the questions twice, there has been many times I've lost marks due to not reading it properly *cough*ticking one box instead of two *cough*
 
 
 

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