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    My mother tongue isn't English but I chose to do English language alevels because it seems like it gives me a wide choices of going to Universities.

    I would like to ask if I want to get a B or above at the end of my AS, do I still have time or any special techniques on revising for Language!?

    Thank you~ xxx
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    (Original post by kelseymansum)
    My mother tongue isn't English but I chose to do English language alevels because it seems like it gives me a wide choices of going to Universities.

    I would like to ask if I want to get a B or above at the end of my AS, do I still have time or any special techniques on revising for Language!?

    Thank you~ xxx
    Rhythmical studies and is good at Eng Lang, maybe they can help
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    (Original post by kelseymansum)
    My mother tongue isn't English but I chose to do English language alevels because it seems like it gives me a wide choices of going to Universities.

    I would like to ask if I want to get a B or above at the end of my AS, do I still have time or any special techniques on revising for Language!?

    Thank you~ xxx
    Hey, like Sean mentioned, I study English Language at A Level so should be able to help you out. You have more than enough time, most people start revising in April to be honest although I would never recommend it. What do you struggle on?
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    Hey, like Sean mentioned, I study English Language at A Level so should be able to help you out. You have more than enough time, most people start revising in April to be honest although I would never recommend it. What do you struggle on?


    I started revising since christmas, I know all the theories and how to explain it , but Im just not sure how to put them into an essay.




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    I started revising since christmas, I know all the theories and how to explain it , but Im just not sure how to put them into an essay.




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    I used to have the same problem believe it or not. I think what helped me was mock papers but also, recognising what would come on the papers based on the theorists. So what I'd do was either find or make up an essay title and then write accordingly.

    For example you could have a question on 'Why and how do men and women talk differently' and here you'd need to then back up your claims. I would start this sort of essay with something like this.

    Men and women talk differently due to a number of contributing factors, but also rather, they both seek different things in conversations. Women tend to view validation quite highly, as demonstrated by Robin Lakoff when she discovered that women are prone to using tag questions and men use covert prestige, quite often looked down upon as opposed to overt prestige, shown by Jenny Cheshire in her theory...

    It's always about the question, but also what you know and context (sometimes you may need to write based on a specific geographical location especially if the question asks you on the changing accent and dialect of Yorkshire for example or London)
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    (Original post by Rhythmical)
    I used to have the same problem believe it or not. I think what helped me was mock papers but also, recognising what would come on the papers based on the theorists. So what I'd do was either find or make up an essay title and then write accordingly.

    For example you could have a question on 'Why and how do men and women talk differently' and here you'd need to then back up your claims. I would start this sort of essay with something like this.

    Men and women talk differently due to a number of contributing factors, but also rather, they both seek different things in conversations. Women tend to view validation quite highly, as demonstrated by Robin Lakoff when she discovered that women are prone to using tag questions and men use covert prestige, quite often looked down upon as opposed to overt prestige, shown by Jenny Cheshire in her theory...

    It's always about the question, but also what you know and context (sometimes you may need to write based on a specific geographical location especially if the question asks you on the changing accent and dialect of Yorkshire for example or London)


    Thank you and sorry for my late reply! I have probably scraped a U in my mocks but hopefully will show some improvements in my next mocks!!!! you advise is amazing!
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    (Original post by kelseymansum)
    Thank you and sorry for my late reply! I have probably scraped a U in my mocks but hopefully will show some improvements in my next mocks!!!! you advise is amazing!
    It's ok, I'm glad to have helped and you can always send me a PM for any more advice!
 
 
 
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