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    I will be doing my English GCSE in 2017 and the exam board for English is AQA. I was wondering what do you have to do to get An A/A* in English.
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    (Original post by Allie1234)
    I will be doing my English GCSE in 2017 and the exam board for English is AQA. I was wondering what do you have to do to get An A/A* in English.
    I did AQA English last year, I would say the best thing for me was doing practice questions and papers and as well as that, for English Lit if you can buy a copy of the book you are studying at school I would highly suggest it. This is good as you can annotate and highlight in it, although it sounds kinda boring when it comes to exams you will feel more prepared and when you are given a clean copy of the book you will remember a lot or your annotations. This worked well for me and I was really happy with my results, I hope this helped if you have any more questions feel free to ask
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    (Original post by Allie1234)
    I will be doing my English GCSE in 2017 and the exam board for English is AQA. I was wondering what do you have to do to get An A/A* in English.
    I got an A in AQA English Language. Definitely do past papers and have someone mark them/mark them yourself according to the mark scheme that goes with it. Be really thorough in your writing and remember to use things like paragraphs and punctuation correctly. If you have time, read through your paper at the end and check for any mistakes
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    This is good as you can annotate and highlight in it, although it sounds kinda boring when it comes to exams you will feel more prepared and when you are given a clean copy of the book you will remember a lot or your annotations.
    Whilst this is still a good way to work GCSE English Literature is now a closed book exam so candidates don't get a copy of the texts in the exams. (You also can't get an A or A* as the grades are now 9-1).
 
 
 
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