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    (Original post by yauemily)
    I'm doing Edexcel Igcse, how hard will it be to get an A* in English language A? I'm so worried about it
    I'm a mum so probably totally not helpful but my son is doing this paper too and he is really struggling due to his autism. This means he doesn't infer much from the text so I'm not sure he'll even get a C. I find this challenging as his tutor because I trained as a teacher with language as one of my subject specialisms so it all makes sense to me! What are you finding most challenging/are you most worried about? Do you find it easy to deconstruct the text and elicit meaning from it? How are you at structuring your answers; working methodically though your points? Are you good at giving your responses that extra polish with good opening sentences? I think if you can do the first two then maybe look at the polishing aspect and add maturity and competency to get your A* by responding in a well planned out manner. Good luck!
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    (Original post by Aimfire)
    I'm a mum so probably totally not helpful but my son is doing this paper too and he is really struggling due to his autism. This means he doesn't infer much from the text so I'm not sure he'll even get a C. I find this challenging as his tutor because I trained as a teacher with language as one of my subject specialisms so it all makes sense to me! What are you finding most challenging/are you most worried about? Do you find it easy to deconstruct the text and elicit meaning from it? How are you at structuring your answers; working methodically though your points? Are you good at giving your responses that extra polish with good opening sentences? I think if you can do the first two then maybe look at the polishing aspect and add maturity and competency to get your A* by responding in a well planned out manner. Good luck!
    Thanks!!!!!! Actually I will have the exam tomorrow I have read through everything and did practices, but I still feel uncertain about it..... I am most worried about the unseen non-fiction as I don't know how to elaborate the idea in writing to explain the techniques
    Good Luck for your son TOO!!
 
 
 
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