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    I am considered as 'quiet' in my class, very quiet xD.
    Ok, so for my English Speaking Endorsement, we could either do it in groups (which I had thought was the only option), and it had to be about a Conflict Poem from our anthology.
    I did it in a group with some sort of class-clown, well, I don't even know how to describe him looool, but anyways we were studying The Man He Killed.
    I was writing the script, and memorising my parts, and on the other hand he was changing the font on the powerpoint. This had killed my inside, and once I had found out that we could do the presentation alone, I decided to solo it. Yes, that could be pretty intimidating, and I would have to double my workload. However, I thought of it this way; would I really be better off doing half my workload? Like, seriously, this is what would have happened if I did the presentation in a group:
    First of all, the other people in my group would have simply read off the script. Even thought he grades are given individually, it does make me feel a bit OCD as to how I'd be the only one reading it from memory (which wasn't part of the specification, but I did it because yolo). Then there's the fact that I'd just be talking about half of the presentation; my presentation that I wrote. And the questions session; everyone would ask the other people in my group questions, and I would be left in the dark; with just a few mild questions, as I had a quiet impression!
    Oh, and the guy in my group got insanely mad at me. (He did get a distinction in the end, which he probably wouldn't have gotten so easily had he joined me.) Anyways, most of the people in my class got mere passes. Seriously, I don't know why half of them are in set 1 for English, but the other, actual top set in the year is in the other band (which I am going to in Year 11). That aside, when I went to do the presentation, I was pretty nervous at the beginning but as I started the presentation it went surprisingly smoothly. I did make a few stutters here and there (I worked on memorising the entire presentation in 2 hours?), but I managed to sort of join up each sentence that wasn't true to my script, lol. I answered the questions quite easily, and apparently I got a distinction. It hasn't been sent to the exam board, but the part that was highlighted on my sheet thing was the distinction section, so yeah. Fabulous! That's one achievement I made. I was terrible at speaking in presentation, but succeeded in this one!
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    I am considered as 'quiet' in my class, very quiet xD.
    Ok, so for my English Speaking Endorsement, we could either do it in groups (which I had thought was the only option), and it had to be about a Conflict Poem from our anthology.
    I did it in a group with some sort of class-clown, well, I don't even know how to describe him looool, but anyways we were studying The Man He Killed.
    I was writing the script, and memorising my parts, and on the other hand he was changing the font on the powerpoint. This had killed my inside, and once I had found out that we could do the presentation alone, I decided to solo it. Yes, that could be pretty intimidating, and I would have to double my workload. However, I thought of it this way; would I really be better off doing half my workload? Like, seriously, this is what would have happened if I did the presentation in a group:
    First of all, the other people in my group would have simply read off the script. Even thought he grades are given individually, it does make me feel a bit OCD as to how I'd be the only one reading it from memory (which wasn't part of the specification, but I did it because yolo). Then there's the fact that I'd just be talking about half of the presentation; my presentation that I wrote. And the questions session; everyone would ask the other people in my group questions, and I would be left in the dark; with just a few mild questions, as I had a quiet impression!
    Oh, and the guy in my group got insanely mad at me. (He did get a distinction in the end, which he probably wouldn't have gotten so easily had he joined me.) Anyways, most of the people in my class got mere passes. Seriously, I don't know why half of them are in set 1 for English, but the other, actual top set in the year is in the other band (which I am going to in Year 11). That aside, when I went to do the presentation, I was pretty nervous at the beginning but as I started the presentation it went surprisingly smoothly. I did make a few stutters here and there (I worked on memorising the entire presentation in 2 hours?), but I managed to sort of join up each sentence that wasn't true to my script, lol. I answered the questions quite easily, and apparently I got a distinction. It hasn't been sent to the exam board, but the part that was highlighted on my sheet thing was the distinction section, so yeah. Fabulous! That's one achievement I made. I was terrible at speaking in presentation, but succeeded in this one!
    I did my speaking in year 11. And it was well awkward . I am a shy , reserved person and I was put into the most awful group with the class clown guys . At first we had to do a group , and we agreed on meeting after school and I was the only one there so I could not do it, this happened twice . This time teachers allowed us to go solo and so I did but they told us 2 hrs before the recording , first time I stuttered all the way through , not answering question properly ... but school gave me one more chance and so I got a distinction
 
 
 
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