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    Our first day is on Monday, and honestly I have no idea what to expect! Is there anything that isn't common sense that might be useful to myself and others who are starting their A levels? I'm taking Psychology, Sociology, German and English Language.
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    (Original post by Kirundist)
    Our first day is on Monday, and honestly I have no idea what to expect! Is there anything that isn't common sense that might be useful to myself and others who are starting their A levels? I'm taking Psychology, Sociology, German and English Language.
    They can be hard and a lot of work, so expect that, so make sure to keep up with work
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    Just make sure that you keep up with your work. Your teachers will probably be on to you about starting to make notes, and having a folder for each subject (keep it well organised! My teachers do checks every term and asses you on the quality of notes and organisation).
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    Thanks, I'll keep this in mind! I've bought four folders already, so I should be alright in that sense.
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    (Original post by Kirundist)
    Our first day is on Monday, and honestly I have no idea what to expect! Is there anything that isn't common sense that might be useful to myself and others who are starting their A levels? I'm taking Psychology, Sociology, German and English Language.
    I did sociology, German and psychology this year (A2) and got BBC respectively.

    Only thing I'd say is to do a tiny bit of German every day to improve your ability in the language, rather than when it's necessary to improve your ability in the subject. You will find the subject a lot easier if you find the language easier. Listening to bit of German media every day for 10 mins, even if you don't understand 99% of it to begin with, will help you with this.
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    (Original post by pizzanomics)
    do a tiny bit of German every day to improve your ability in the language, rather than when it's necessary to improve your ability in the subject.
    This is how I got my A* in German at GCSE!
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    do any homework as soon as it was set, also i found it really useful to review and rewritr my notes either everyday or at the end of every week

    also many people believe you meed to carry all your notes in everyday - dont do this as it takes up so much room and also will increase the chances of losing you notes, instead i carried what i needed but at the end of the week when i rewrote my notes i left them at home in a large folder (one for each topic) then only carried a small folder with what i needed for the week
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    (Original post by citydeer)
    do any homework as soon as it was set, also i found it really useful to review and rewritr my notes either everyday or at the end of every week
    I'll keep that in mind, thanks!
 
 
 
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