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    Am attempting to self teach M1 and M2. Has anyone done this and could offer any tips, suggest how long it will take? Is it worth self teaching these extra modules (bearing in mind I'm hoping to sit STEP next summer). I do AS Physics if that means anything. Would it be possible to learn it all this half term? I've read through the M1 revision guide and it doesn't seem too difficult.
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    (Original post by dogdogdog)
    Am attempting to self teach M1 and M2. Has anyone done this and could offer any tips, suggest how long it will take? Is it worth self teaching these extra modules (bearing in mind I'm hoping to sit STEP next summer). I do AS Physics if that means anything. Would it be possible to learn it all this half term? I've read through the M1 revision guide and it doesn't seem too difficult.
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    I'm self teaching M1; it's not too difficult to self teach, it can be done in a week, but it'll likely take longer to understand the trickier questions; it took me under 4 weeks to self teach and get As in past papers, but it took me a while to understand some concepts as they were completely new and I'm not particularly good at physics or even decent. I am not doing M2, but I know someone who is self teaching and says it's not much harder than M1.
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    (Original post by dogdogdog)
    Am attempting to self teach M1 and M2. Has anyone done this and could offer any tips, suggest how long it will take? Is it worth self teaching these extra modules (bearing in mind I'm hoping to sit STEP next summer). I do AS Physics if that means anything. Would it be possible to learn it all this half term? I've read through the M1 revision guide and it doesn't seem too difficult.
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    Hey, sorry I can't exactly answer your question, but I'd like to know if you've done other maths modules and how you found it to self teach those? How long did it take you roughly?
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    (Original post by brainzistheword)
    Hey, sorry I can't exactly answer your question, but I'd like to know if you've done other maths modules and how you found it to self teach those? How long did it take you roughly?
    Hey, sorry I can't be of much help, I'm only self teaching M1 and M2. Other modules I'm doing are C1, C2, S1, D1, FP1, FP2 (all edexcel) but I'm being taught these at school.
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    (Original post by dogdogdog)
    Am attempting to self teach M1 and M2. Has anyone done this and could offer any tips, suggest how long it will take? Is it worth self teaching these extra modules (bearing in mind I'm hoping to sit STEP next summer). I do AS Physics if that means anything. Would it be possible to learn it all this half term? I've read through the M1 revision guide and it doesn't seem too difficult.
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    Aren't your school teaching this module? We offer all choices in class.

    I do know that some students in another school taught themselves M1 over the summer - one chapter a week and then sat the module in the Jan of Year 13 but that exam session does not exist now.
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    (Original post by NotNotBatman)
    I'm self teaching M1; it's not too difficult to self teach, it can be done in a week, but it'll likely take longer to understand the trickier questions; it took me under 4 weeks to self teach and get As in past papers, but it took me a while to understand some concepts as they were completely new and I'm not particularly good at physics or even decent. I am not doing M2, but I know someone who is self teaching and says it's not much harder than M1.
    Thank you! How are you going about self teaching M1? Going through the textbook/watching videos etc? Not too sure where to begin.
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    Aren't your school teaching this module? We offer all choices in class.

    I do know that some students in another school taught themselves M1 over the summer - one chapter a week and then sat the module in the Jan of Year 13 but that exam session does not exist now.
    Nope - we don't have choice of modules.
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    (Original post by dogdogdog)
    Hey, sorry I can't be of much help, I'm only self teaching M1 and M2. Other modules I'm doing are C1, C2, S1, D1, FP1, FP2 (all edexcel) but I'm being taught these at school.
    No worries! Best of luck with your studies
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    (Original post by dogdogdog)
    Thank you! How are you going about self teaching M1? Going through the textbook/watching videos etc? Not too sure where to begin.
    I slowly went through the textbook, going through all the examples and answering every single question and repeated every question I initially got wrong, I also watched videos by ukmathsteacher and examsolutions if I didn't understand something, then I used Madasmaths.com and did a few exam papers.

    When I started the trig confused me sometimes with moving forces around and all that, so I looked at different methods and just adapted them to make it easier for me to understand.
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    Nope - we don't have choice of modules.
    Don't the Further Maths class study it?

    Next year everyone has to learn mechancs so one of your teachers must be able to help you ...

    I'd set yourself a couple of chapters a week in the summer - you'll get lots of help on here. I love teaching mechanics
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    (Original post by dogdogdog)
    Am attempting to self teach M1 and M2. Has anyone done this and could offer any tips, suggest how long it will take? Is it worth self teaching these extra modules (bearing in mind I'm hoping to sit STEP next summer). I do AS Physics if that means anything. Would it be possible to learn it all this half term? I've read through the M1 revision guide and it doesn't seem too difficult.
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    I self taught M1 last year - it took me around 6 weeks though (on top of schoolwork for 3 other a levels). I think a week is pushing it a bit, M1 isn't the easiest module - 2/3 weeks may be realistic if you really work hard. The exam solutions videos are a miracle! Good luck!
 
 
 
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