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    For all of us doing Economics B with Edexcel to help each other and revise together
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    hello, i was wondering has had any luck finding a revision guide relating to this as theres one for A but not for B
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    (Original post by mxegan)
    hello, i was wondering has had any luck finding a revision guide relating to this as theres one for A but not for B
    I haven't found one either and all the websites I looked there wasn't either
    I have one sample paper though
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    (Original post by AyshaU)
    I haven't found one either and all the websites I looked there wasn't either
    I have one sample paper though
    If you need help with any AS content, just give me a message.
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    (Original post by Windies)
    If you need help with any AS content, just give me a message.
    Thanks I will
    We've done theme 1
    I've made notes, definition lists and a formula page
    What else do you suggest and anywhere with past papers?
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    (Original post by AyshaU)
    Thanks I will
    We've done theme 1
    I've made notes, definition lists and a formula page
    What else do you suggest and anywhere with past papers?
    You're doing the new spec?

    I would still suggest doing the 2015 spec (current spec for A2 students) and old spec for new AS students to do old spec papers between 2009-15.

    After doing those papers, mark yourself using the mark scheme and note down all missing points / additional points even if you got full marks for revision purpose.

    After doing that, read through examiner report for that sitting as there is more advice on the question itself in the examiner report with a few examples.

    I presume Theme 1 is Microeconomics?
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    (Original post by Windies)
    You're doing the new spec?

    I would still suggest doing the 2015 spec (current spec for A2 students) and old spec for new AS students to do old spec papers between 2009-15.

    After doing those papers, mark yourself using the mark scheme and note down all missing points / additional points even if you got full marks for revision purpose.

    After doing that, read through examiner report for that sitting as there is more advice on the question itself in the examiner report with a few examples.

    I presume Theme 1 is Microeconomics?
    Theme1 is markets consumers and firms
    I'll look through the papers
    thanks
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    Hey guys we have 57 days till Theme 1 Exam!!!. I have revision notes, definitions and formulaes. I was wondering if anyone has any website or links to exam technique, especially for the 20 marker. Also what past papers do you use? The old ones have a different layout, and ask questions that are not in the new spec.
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    (Original post by mahmzo)
    Hey guys we have 57 days till Theme 1 Exam!!!. I have revision notes, definitions and formulaes. I was wondering if anyone has any website or links to exam technique, especially for the 20 marker. Also what past papers do you use? The old ones have a different layout, and ask questions that are not in the new spec.
    Knowing the number of days is actually pretty scary
    I've done theme 1 notes and am up to chapter 14 in theme 2
    I've done a past paper from theme1 from the physics and maths tutor website
    I tried to look for other past papers or websites but did not come out with must
    I know anforme do a book for each theme and its £50 each. I don't know what it is like yet and I haven't decided if I should buy it
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    (Original post by AyshaU)
    Knowing the number of days is actually pretty scary
    I've done theme 1 notes and am up to chapter 14 in theme 2
    I've done a past paper from theme1 from the physics and maths tutor website
    I tried to look for other past papers or websites but did not come out with must
    I know anforme do a book for each theme and its £50 each. I don't know what it is like yet and I haven't decided if I should buy it


    we are also on chapter 14 on theme 2, I find it harder I need to do some thorough revision on theme 2 as I still don't understand most the concepts. Theme 1 is quite easy except Market Failure. I really want an A in economics or a B minimum. Do you know how to structure answers?
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    (Original post by mahmzo)
    we are also on chapter 14 on theme 2, I find it harder I need to do some thorough revision on theme 2 as I still don't understand most the concepts. Theme 1 is quite easy except Market Failure. I really want an A in economics or a B minimum. Do you know how to structure answers?
    We have done a little on structuring answers just not much
    I'm aiming for an A too with a B minimum

    I hated externalities on Theme 1 and theme 2 is mainly the policies for macroeconomic economics that I don't really like
    My notes are done till chapter 14 on theme 2 whereas in class we've done the whole book so mainly revision

    Have you practised any 20 markers
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    how were your teachers suggesting to answer 8 and 20 markers?
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    (Original post by ejab)
    how were your teachers suggesting to answer 8 and 20 markers?
    There was no real they are saying
    Just saying to make sure you plan nad get a few points in from both sides of the argument
    You?
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    (Original post by AyshaU)
    There was no real they are saying
    Just saying to make sure you plan nad get a few points in from both sides of the argument
    You?

    Same omg I LAST SPOKE TO YOU WHEN WE HAD 57 DAYS NOW WE HAVE LIKE 20 ;(

    We still have not finished theme 2 we have the last two chapters on Policies. Everything else is starting to click into place though HBU
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    (Original post by mahmzo)
    Same omg I LAST SPOKE TO YOU WHEN WE HAD 57 DAYS NOW WE HAVE LIKE 20 ;(

    We still have not finished theme 2 we have the last two chapters on Policies. Everything else is starting to click into place though HBU
    We finished the book before Easter so now we are kind of just re capping and doing pointless stuff tbh
    I feel I could be doing more worthwhile tihngs on my own
    Theme 2 in revision is going ok I just have to go over things like the policies

    How are you feeling about the exam?
    Have you got any practise papers and things for help
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    (Original post by AyshaU)
    There was no real they are saying
    Just saying to make sure you plan nad get a few points in from both sides of the argument
    You?
    they just told us to make sure we define everything and give both sides of the argument
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    (Original post by ejab)
    they just told us to make sure we define everything and give both sides of the argument

    Apparetly for a 20 marker they only require 2 points. 1 for and 1 against. But you need to tackle it like a Court case saying the advantages and disadvantages of both methods etc then finally leaving your judgement.
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    (Original post by ejab)
    they just told us to make sure we define everything and give both sides of the argument
    That is what they told us too
    Just make sure it is balanced with a conclusion and try define

    (Original post by mahmzo)
    Apparetly for a 20 marker they only require 2 points. 1 for and 1 against. But you need to tackle it like a Court case saying the advantages and disadvantages of both methods etc then finally leaving your judgement.
    Just the 1
    I try use at least 3 for both sides to weigh it up more


    Are you both doing the external exam for AS?
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    (Original post by AyshaU)
    That is what they told us too
    Just make sure it is balanced with a conclusion and try define



    Just the 1
    I try use at least 3 for both sides to weigh it up more


    Are you both doing the external exam for AS?
    yeah we are for all of our subjects
 
 
 
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