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    Recently I've been doing the November & June 2015 past papers on English Language. For both of them, I KEEP GETTING STUCK on question 1. Like, in the previous mock (which I took in December 2015) I got an A*? So I don't understand why I keep slacking now? Like all my friends are saying, "why are you finding this so difficult all of a sudden?" and they're right. Like, I don't understand how to connect the sentences up {sounds dumb I know}, but yeah. Anyone know what's going on with me? XD. All help will be appreciated =D!
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    Hello, i am assuming you are doing the Cambridge IGCSE English Language Extended Paper? If you are you could maybe check my thread out and feel free to ask any questions in the thread. I plan to release a guide tomorrow on how to answer each question.
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=4016795
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    maybe you've fused out from doing so many past papers since December, I'd recommend taking a week off (sounds ludicrous so close to the exam but I had the same issue last year before my english literature exam, I had done so many past papers that a few weeks before the exam I just couldn't get creative when thinking of what to write, took a week off from doing past papers, of course still doing mindmaps on themes and stuff, then my creative streak was back and I got an a* in the end) so yeah then you should be back into it, the best thing to do when you have writers block is just have a rest. Do some other bits for English, maybe even still doing question 2/3's, but just avoiding question 1, or making mindmaps of things to remember when answering each question etc in the time being.

    so yeah, if you got an a* in the mock you'll be fine - you must just be overdoing it and and fusing out!
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    (Original post by caitlinford3)
    maybe you've fused out from doing so many past papers since December, I'd recommend taking a week off (sounds ludicrous so close to the exam but I had the same issue last year before my english literature exam, I had done so many past papers that a few weeks before the exam I just couldn't get creative when thinking of what to write, took a week off from doing past papers, of course still doing mindmaps on themes and stuff, then my creative streak was back and I got an a* in the end) so yeah then you should be back into it, the best thing to do when you have writers block is just have a rest. Do some other bits for English, maybe even still doing question 2/3's, but just avoiding question 1, or making mindmaps of things to remember when answering each question etc in the time being.

    so yeah, if you got an a* in the mock you'll be fine - you must just be overdoing it and and fusing out!
    Haha, that may be the case. Thank you very much for the help! I'll definitely try this out within the next few days! Thanks! =)
 
 
 
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