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    Today I got my english results and I was shocked when I saw the grade D on my result paper. This is the third time that I have failed to get a C in english. I feel like I want to give up right now. What can I do to pass english?
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    literature or language?
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    Have you read your teacher's feedback?
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    yes but I don't know what I have done wrong in the exam
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    yes but I don't know what I have done wrong in the exam
    Request your paper back.

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    Have you looked at the mark scheme?
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    yes but I don't know what I have done wrong in the exam
    This is the answering structure I use for english language paper 1 non-fiction (IGCSE CIE I think, but not sure)
    I don't know how papers vary from board to board but this could help?
    (Btw PEEZL is a key para structure that may help - stands for Point Evidence Explain Zoom and Link)
    I use this and get A/A*
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    Check out Mr bruff on youtube, he goes through techniques and all
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      (Original post by Taziz99)
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      Today I got my english results and I was shocked when I saw the grade D on my result paper. This is the third time that I have failed to get a C in english. I feel like I want to give up right now. What can I do to pass english?
      Don't give up. Keep trying. I'm the same in maths, I failed and repeated the other day and I have a funny feeling I haven't passed again, I was ready to give up, but it's all out of my head now. I can understand you.

      You need to ask yourself why you haven't passed. Do past papers and ask your teacher to mark them and he/she will be able to tell you where exactly you are going wrong. Don't give up, if you do what I said above you'll be sure to pass.
     
     
     
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