AQA A-level English Language new 7702/1 & 7702/2- 14 & 20 Jun 2017 [Exam Discussion]

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Hi Guys!

I thought I would make a thread for this exam, since I can't find one. I don't think many people on here actually do English Language! We can discuss revision techniques and post revision resources on here, and I will update this first post with attachments as we go along with more resources (if I can work out how to do that!). I'm aiming for the A*, but no one in my school ever gets A*'s, we haven't had one for a few years so I'm a bit apprehensive, so any tips would be helpful!

Does anyone know what the grade boundaries will be like, as it is a new spec?

What are you using to revise?

How have you done in your coursework, if you've completed it?

How much revision are you doing?
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Hi i do English Language too! I'm studying English Language and Lingustics at Uni next year so i'm aiming for an A* too
Hey!

What are you using to revise?
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So, I'm guessing hardly anyone does english language?
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hey i do lang wanna share notes? message me
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Anyone have any tips/ guides on how to answer a question on each paper that a teacher advises?
I,e one for Childrens language, one for language change, surely different ways to approach it...
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(Original post by Aliceimo)
hey i do lang wanna share notes? message me
Hey, I haven't made notes for english. I use the stuff I find online as it's all really good. Getrevising is amazing for english.

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Anyone have any tips/ guides on how to answer a question on each paper that a teacher advises?
I,e one for Childrens language, one for language change, surely different ways to approach it...
For child language, we've been told:
State the stage the childs in and give some examples that they are in this stage (e,g overextension ect)
Mention all four main theories - argue for and against theories Use case studies to support/ argue against them
Overall you want to say all of the theories go hand in hand but the most important is input theory
and also refer back to the question and the data set, so if the childs showing overgeneralisation, say this links to chomskys LAD

(I have no idea about childrens writing to be honest, if it comes up in the exam im not sure what ill do!)

As for language change essays, I'm not really sure how to format them if i'm honest...
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I have a really good set of notes and layout for the exam if anyone wants my help? :grin:
yes please! if you could either dm me or email me [email protected] that would really help
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yes please! if you could either dm me or email me [email protected] that would really help
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Thankyou
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Hi Harry could you send them to me also: [email protected] -much appreciated!


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(Original post by mattvb)
Hi Harry could you send them to me also: [email protected] -much appreciated!


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I forwarded the email I sent to alice to you too
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Received! Thanks a lot pal!


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(Original post by _Harry998)
I have a really good set of notes and layout for the exam if anyone wants my help? :grin:
Yes please I have DM'd.

Does anyone have any idea's for topics that will come up in paper 2? Based on the specimen papers provided and the year 1 exam, I think it's safe to say that gender and regional accents/dialects wont be a topic that will feature? A possible essay question on language change/occupation/world englishes?
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Are you in your first or second year of the course? I'm in first year and was wondering if the course is still the same.
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Are you in your first or second year of the course? I'm in first year and was wondering if the course is still the same.
I am in the second year, and you get 20% coursework and also do child lang
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I am in the second year, and you get 20% coursework and also do child lang
Ah brill, so you did language and gender etc too? I'm doing it right now and it's going okay, I'm just freaking out about this coursework because I have no idea what to do it about...
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Yeah, the coursework is annoying! But remember it is only 20% so not signficantly affecting the end grade, i did mine on how the language in advertisements for women have changed over time and then brought in my knowledge of language change and gender etc
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If anyone is interested in having a whatsapp group where we can all talk and chat about stuff related to the exam in there give me some rep and DM me
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that would be cool
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Hey could you send them to me to please? Thanks!!
If you send me your email I can send them.
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