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    Take it again and again and eventually you'll get lucky. Worked for me.
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    (Original post by iKiss.)
    PM me, my English teacher gave me a sheet that includes how to get an A* in both English lang and lit. It helped me, I was predicted a B, but achieved A* in both English lang and lit.
    can you send it to me too please!
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    (Original post by AnkitKapoor)
    I found a REALLY good website called 'curve learn'. Has some great notes, and helped me get my A*s in Lit and Lang GCSE.
    Thank you
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    If someone's got the sheet can you message it to me please.
    Thank you.
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    (Original post by crosbycasey56)
    Are there any sites or tips that can get me an A or A* in gcse for english?
    Mr Bruffs youtube videos are really good, especially for poetry.
    With English, to get A/A*s, the main thing I think need to to is reference 'big ideas'. These could be about religion, deep hidden messages anything really. e.g. mice and men - repetition of the adjective "green" Steinbeck uses when describing the brush emphasises the areas fertility and implies possible religious connotations.
    Then go further, Garden of Eden, the fall=lurking danger, foreshadowing etc

    I hope this helps
    p.s forgot to mention York Notes and Ox notes are fabby as well
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    i thought the systems changed to levels 1-9 instead of gardes?
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    (Original post by HS2030)
    i thought the systems changed to levels 1-9 instead of gardes?
    We're the last year to do the grade system


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    (Original post by iKiss.)
    You're lying... But I can infer that you seem to be a nice person, so okay
    I can't believe I missed out on this... :cry2:
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    (Original post by TheOtherSide.)
    I can't believe I missed out on this... :cry2:
    Same I was about to ask then saw the tons of people who already had :doh:
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    (Original post by georginarowley)
    Mr Bruffs youtube videos are really good, especially for poetry.
    With English, to get A/A*s, the main thing I think need to to is reference 'big ideas'. These could be about religion, deep hidden messages anything really. e.g. mice and men - repetition of the adjective "green" Steinbeck uses when describing the brush emphasises the areas fertility and implies possible religious connotations.
    Then go further, Garden of Eden, the fall=lurking danger, foreshadowing etc

    I hope this helps
    p.s forgot to mention York Notes and Ox notes are fabby as well
    Thank you very much
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    (Original post by defenestrated)
    Same I was about to ask then saw the tons of people who already had :doh:
    Apparently i was going to get a sheet sent but i didnt
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    (Original post by defenestrated)
    Same I was about to ask then saw the tons of people who already had :doh:
    I probably would have been one of those people asking yesterday too
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    (Original post by crosbycasey56)
    Are there any sites or tips that can get me an A or A* in gcse for english?
    This time last year, I was on a D for English and that was a consistent grade. However since then my teacher sets the class exam questions every week in which we need to complete for homework under timed conditions.

    I think the practise has allowed me to improve and in my latest mocks I achieved an A. This has also allowed me write freely and have more creativity, just finished all my English controlled assessments and I got 73/80 hitting the A*.

    I'd say probably do one question each week from an exam paper. (Question 1, then question 2 etc) Then probably get your teacher to mark it?

    Not sure if that will help you, but it certainly helped me. In my opinion revision guides don't really help me for English.

    Oh yeah also, read exemplar answers
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    (Original post by Federerr)
    This time last year, I was on a D for English and that was a consistent grade. However since then my teacher sets the class exam questions every week in which we need to complete for homework under timed conditions.

    I think the practise has allowed me to improve and in my latest mocks I achieved an A. This has also allowed me write freely and have more creativity, just finished all my English controlled assessments and I got 73/80 hitting the A*.

    I'd say probably do one question each week from an exam paper. (Question 1, then question 2 etc) Then probably get your teacher to mark it?

    Not sure if that will help you, but it certainly helped me. In my opinion revision guides don't really help me for English.

    Oh yeah also, read exemplar answers
    Thank you ever so much
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    Practice. Essays, essay plans, even learn some wee cheeky quotes (not necessary but it helped for me) and know the definitions of terms etc. I did all this and got A* in both English Lit and Language.
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    (Original post by iKiss.)
    PM me, my English teacher gave me a sheet that includes how to get an A* in both English lang and lit. It helped me, I was predicted a B, but achieved A* in both English lang and lit.
    Hi, please could i have this sheet?
    It would be greatly appreciated
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    Practice. Essays, essay plans, even learn some wee cheeky quotes (not necessary but it helped for me) and know the definitions of terms etc. I did all this and got A* in both English Lit and Language.
    thank you
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    (Original post by iKiss.)
    PM me, my English teacher gave me a sheet that includes how to get an A* in both English lang and lit. It helped me, I was predicted a B, but achieved A* in both English lang and lit.
    Pls can u send me a sheet too? Im not doing that well in both of the engs. Thanks
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    (Original post by iKiss.)
    PM me, my English teacher gave me a sheet that includes how to get an A* in both English lang and lit. It helped me, I was predicted a B, but achieved A* in both English lang and lit.
    Could you send it to me too plase
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    (Original post by iKiss.)
    PM me, my English teacher gave me a sheet that includes how to get an A* in both English lang and lit. It helped me, I was predicted a B, but achieved A* in both English lang and lit.
    can you send me that sheet too please?
 
 
 
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