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    So I choose for my a levels biology,chemistry,maths and english literature.I enjoy english literature I never really revise for english literature I am working an an A* currently averaging about 88%.I like reading and books but i am not one of those people who sit with a bit for hours and read it I am someone who likes reading but will read 20 pages at best per day.I like books but i don't love them as much as I used to.I think this is partially to my disappointment with some of the books.I am having doubts as I heard people saying that you need to love reading etc.I am willing to do the reading I read great expectations twice (I study great expectations for GCSE).I am also worried that I will move to a levels and I will not be getting to top grades as I am used to receving as i won't be able to reach those high expectations as I won't be good enough to reach them.I think the only reason I do well in english lit is because I listen in class and my teacher teaches extremely well.I revise I would read different essays to see different perspectives on a novel and write essays
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    4 A levels aren't necessary.
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    (Original post by Fadel)
    4 A levels aren't necessary.
    I know they aren't I wanted to do 3 but the majority of achools I picked allow a minimum 4 so I needed to pick something i ideally would do 3.
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    So I choose for my a levels biology,chemistry,maths and english literature.I enjoy english literature I never really revise for english literature I am working an an A* currently averaging about 88%.I like reading and books but i am not one of those people who sit with a bit for hours and read it I am someone who likes reading but will read 20 pages at best per day.I like books but i don't love them as much as I used to.I think this is partially to my disappointment with some of the books.I am having doubts as I heard people saying that you need to love reading etc.I am willing to do the reading I read great expectations twice (I study great expectations for GCSE).I am also worried that I will move to a levels and I will not be getting to top grades as I am used to receving as i won't be able to reach those high expectations as I won't be good enough to reach them.I think the only reason I do well in english lit is because I listen in class and my teacher teaches extremely well.I revise I would read different essays to see different perspectives on a novel and write essays
    I have taken English lit, I'm in my second year of a-level. I am not a book worm, but if you are organised, you read the book once and you make a detailed summary of each chapter and get key quotations. They say read books outside of school, although you can do this either by audiobook or by watching films, this does help and you can use the extra knowledge in the exam. If you have a good teacher you should be okay grade wise , although if your exam is a new specification you may struggle to read different essays other than the ones your exam board have provided
 
 
 
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