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    Hi!
    Basically, I made a bit of a mess of my speaking exam - but because I'd not done a mock exam beforehand, I don't really know how it's marked or how lenient they are with your mistakes. I was doing things like getting wrong verb forms (can't have been more than once of twice), and word order may have been a bit skewed once or twice also. Overall I think my delivery was good and I wasn't consistently making mistakes - I think.

    So my questions are - how much of an impact do these mistakes have? And I also did the AQA paper yesterday and found it OK - my opinion changes every five minutes, but I believe I am on the edge of a B / A, hopefully!!

    Most important of my questions, is, is it still possible for me to get an A overall , even if I get a B (or heaven forbid, lower) in my oral?

    I would be very very grateful for any help or opinions on this!! Thank you
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    Speaking makes up 30% of your final grade.
    A is 80% - Say you got half marks for the speaking that would be 15% of final grade. So you'd only need 82%+ on the exams (That would be 65% of final mark scored). 15%+65% = 80% = A Grade

    So, yes you can.
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    Speaking makes up 30% of your final grade.
    A is 80% - Say you got half marks for the speaking that would be 15% of final grade. So you'd only need 82%+ on the exams (That would be 65% of final mark scored). 15%+65% = 80% = A Grade

    So, yes you can.
    Hihi! This is a LOVELY figure, but German grade boundaries have always been so intimidatingly high, and what you've quoted there seems almost too good to be true!! This entire thing has been so stressful haha, I just really want an A this year!!

    Thank you so much!!
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    (Original post by languagesnerd)
    Hihi! This is a LOVELY figure, but German grade boundaries have always been so intimidatingly high, and what you've quoted there seems almost too good to be true!! This entire thing has been so stressful haha, I just really want an A this year!!

    Thank you so much!!
    Well this is where the confusion with grades is. You have the overall thing where it is always 80% for an A but then on individual papers and test you have varying grade boundaries. Overall they always work out the same thankfully. Let me know if you want any specifics on marks/percentages just quote, VM or PM me. I can work it all out for you and give you a break down.

    Main thing, don't stress. Just work hard and try your best. Good luck.

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