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    Hi, I got A's in all my controlled assessments however if I get a U in my reading or listening exam, does that mean my overall grade is a U? I am aqa btw
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    Depends on the weighting
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    If its AQA its 60% course work and then listening and reading are 15% each, so if you got a U in both then you'd probably end up with about a C
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    I am not sure if 1 U makes the whole grade a U though
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    A grade U in the listening or the reading is a very very low score on either. That's about 3/40 on the listening (or worse) or 6/45 on the reading (or worse). Did you do Higher for both tests?

    Grade A boundary on the controlled assessment for Writing last year was 50/60 and 52/60 for the speaking. (2 best writings and speakings added up). If you got those marks on the controlled assessments, that's 144 ums out of 180. That's 6 ums off a D (for the whole thing if you got 0 ums on both listening and reading) which is 150 ums out of 300 total.

    If you did get a U on both Listening AND Reading, you'd get a D overall, possibly a C if you got high As on both your controlled assessments.
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    (Original post by Ishan_2000)
    A grade U in the listening or the reading is a very very low score on either. That's about 3/40 on the listening (or worse) or 6/45 on the reading (or worse). Did you do Higher for both tests?

    Grade A boundary on the controlled assessment for Writing last year was 50/60 and 52/60 for the speaking. (2 best writings and speakings added up). If you got those marks on the controlled assessments, that's 144 ums out of 180. That's 6 ums off a D (for the whole thing if you got 0 ums on both listening and reading) which is 150 ums out of 300 total.

    If you did get a U on both Listening AND Reading, you'd get a D overall, possibly a C if you got high As on both your controlled assessments.
    Yes I did higher for both reading and listening. I might be able to get a D on both papers.
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    (Original post by JerryG)
    Yes I did higher for both reading and listening. I might be able to get a D on both papers.
    If you get a D on both papers, you'd be fairly close to a B actually, definitely a mid-high C. Maybe lower grade boundaries than last year, so a definite C then, possible B.
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    (Original post by Ishan_2000)
    If you get a D on both papers, you'd be fairly close to a B actually, definitely a mid-high C. Maybe lower grade boundaries than last year, so a definite C then, possible B.
    My teacher told me I got 52/60 on writing and I just scraped an A for speaking. Where are you finding the grade to ums conversion charts?
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    (Original post by JerryG)
    My teacher told me I got 52/60 on writing and I just scraped an A for speaking. Where are you finding the grade to ums conversion charts?
    Did you do AQA higher listening?
    I found it a bit hard too
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    (Original post by Rajive)
    Did you do AQA higher listening?
    I found it a bit hard too
    I found it quite hard. But the reading was much easier.
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    (Original post by lonyeka)
    I found it quite hard. But the reading was much easier.
    Lucky you, you did higher reading l, I did foundation reading
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    (Original post by JerryG)
    My teacher told me I got 52/60 on writing and I just scraped an A for speaking. Where are you finding the grade to ums conversion charts?
    Just type into Google 'aqa ums converter' and the first link takes you there. Just choose Spanish in the drop down list, and I have used last year June 2015's grade boundaries, as this year will have similar grade boundaries. Unit 3 and 4 are the Writing and Speaking. Unit 1 and 2 are the Listening and Reading.
 
 
 
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