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    Ive wrote 4 essays so far and i always get 8-9 marks which is a B. Im trying to achieve the top marks. I know what to write on the outline bit. For example, lets say the question says "outline and evaluate the behavioural approach to explaining phobias". Firstly I would say that the behavioural approach assumes that phobias are acquired via the two-process model and explain that and then I would include a piece of research that shows phobia can be acquired through CC or SL or sometjing like that.

    Now the evaluation bit is tricky for me, i think know i to write an advantage and then explain it or a disadvantage and explain it and so on. Am i right? Could someone also please show me an example of a very good (Grade A) evaluation point in respect to the question above?
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    There is no one way of doing things to get you a good grade and markers are subjective. You're probably right in thinking that the evaluation bit is letting you down. Have you had any feedback on your previous work? Advantages and disadvantages are good and comparing and contrasting. Maybe think about which instances different approaches are used and why.
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