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    Hello everyone!
    Someone encouraged me to do something like this, so I shall see what you think.

    Anyways, in around 0 days 9 hours 58 minutes you shall be starting the French Exam (no pressure).
    For some of you, you may be as calm as hell, but for others it may be nerve-wracking.
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    Personally, I am very calm despite the fact I am absoloutely Bad at french
    Anyways, I shall be doing the Higher papers and I thought I'd share a few tips on what I'm doing to help myself and you can share yours as well.

    For both of the Exams I shall have a bottle of water for each exam. It helps me remain calm and keeps me confident throughout the exam.

    French Listening:
    This is most likely my weaker side as I find they speak rather fast for the questions but slow for the examples

    -In the First 5 minutes, I write words all over the page that I can think I'd associate with that topic, this helps my mind to not do as much puzzling as to what a word may mean.

    -I look out for keywords such as "Unfortunately" or "however" or "but" most of these terms will contradict or have a different effect from what was just said.

    -Listen to the tone of their voice: In a few past papers, the tone of their voice has really helped me to work out the answer (Especially in the positive/negative questions).

    -Always put something: Majority of the french paper is multiple choice, so put a decent answer.

    -Use common sense: some questions require just a little.
    French Reading
    -Once the exam actually starts, don't turn the paper at a snail's pace :/
    RAPIDLY, get going with the first couple of questions, because as the texts get longer you will need time to decipher the meaning.

    -If you do not understand a word, look at the sentence before it and make a good guess, otherwise if it is not related to the text move on.

    -Put something in all the questions.

    -Stay calm and finish 5 minutes early.

    Anyway I'm going to bed now and I suggest you do so, too; ensuring you get a good night's sleep. Have a healthy breakfast and drink alot.

    Good Luck everyone!
    If you want me to be doing more of these type of threads (maybe more detailed?) then like and leave a comment below.
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    (Original post by Bulletzone)
    Hello everyone!
    Someone encouraged me to do something like this, so I shall see what you think.

    Anyways, in around 0 days 9 hours 58 minutes you shall be starting the French Exam (no pressure).
    For some of you, you may be as calm as hell, but for others it may be nerve-wracking.
    Spoiler:
    Show
    Personally, I am very calm despite the fact I am absoloutely Bad at french
    Anyways, I shall be doing the Higher papers and I thought I'd share a few tips on what I'm doing to help myself and you can share yours as well.

    For both of the Exams I shall have a bottle of water for each exam. It helps me remain calm and keeps me confident throughout the exam.

    French Listening:
    This is most likely my weaker side as I find they speak rather fast for the questions but slow for the examples

    -In the First 5 minutes, I write words all over the page that I can think I'd associate with that topic, this helps my mind to not do as much puzzling as to what a word may mean.

    -I look out for keywords such as "Unfortunately" or "however" or "but" most of these terms will contradict or have a different effect from what was just said.

    -Listen to the tone of their voice: In a few past papers, the tone of their voice has really helped me to work out the answer (Especially in the positive/negative questions).

    -Always put something: Majority of the french paper is multiple choice, so put a decent answer.

    -Use common sense: some questions require just a little.
    French Reading
    -Once the exam actually starts, don't turn the paper at a snail's pace :/
    RAPIDLY, get going with the first couple of questions, because as the texts get longer you will need time to decipher the meaning.

    -If you do not understand a word, look at the sentence before it and make a good guess, otherwise if it is not related to the text move on.

    -Put something in all the questions.

    -Stay calm and finish 5 minutes early.

    Anyway I'm going to bed now and I suggest you do so, too; ensuring you get a good night's sleep. Have a healthy breakfast and drink alot.

    Good Luck everyone!
    If you want me to be doing more of these type of threads (maybe more detailed?) then like and leave a comment below.
    If only I found this before the exam... How did it go for you?
 
 
 
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