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    I got a place at my first choice uni (Manchester) to do a language degree, and I've deferred entry for a year. Obviously, I got onto the course but I got a B in my chosen language at A Level and now I'm worried that I won't be good enough and I'll end up with a mediocre degree classification. What's the link between how well you do at A Level and how well you do at university? some people say they're completely different?
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    Well you're doing a language degree... Soooo why don't you travel to that country and work or/and volunteer(and explore!!) for a year or few months? That way you could even become fluent before the course starts, that way the whole course would be a breeze andddd getting a 1st would be extremely easy, I mean you'd already speak the language so it shouldn't be an issue.
    This is my exact plan for my language degree.
    I don't understand this whole idea of studying it at A Level or even not studying that particular language at all and then doing a degree in it, it just sounds stupid to me, still learning the language yet doing an extremely difficult and meaningful qualification in it, makes literally no sense, just stupid. You now have the opportunity to become fluent, take it!
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    Once you complete A levels at school/college that’s it..done and dusted.

    You then begin again doing a degree from scratch at Uni. Whatever class of degree you come out of Uni with has no bearing on previous A level results. It’s in your hands if you graduate with a 1st or a 2.1, 2.2, 3rd etc.

    Many students query taking their A level notes and textbooks to Uni. No need, a degree is a different and separate qualification and is completed in modules you learn from the beginning.
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    (Original post by December126)
    Well you're doing a language degree... Soooo why don't you travel to that country and work or/and volunteer(and explore!!) for a year or few months? That way you could even become fluent before the course starts, that way the whole course would be a breeze andddd getting a 1st would be extremely easy, I mean you'd already speak the language so it shouldn't be an issue.
    This is my exact plan for my language degree.
    I don't understand this whole idea of studying it at A Level or even not studying that particular language at all and then doing a degree in it, it just sounds stupid to me, still learning the language yet doing an extremely difficult and meaningful qualification in it, makes literally no sense, just stupid. You now have the opportunity to become fluent, take it!
    Yeah I'm going to South America for 6 months I just hope I won't be behind people at uni in terms of grammar and exam technique who achieved A/A• at A Level
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    Yeah I'm going to South America for 6 months I just hope I won't be behind people at uni in terms of grammar and exam technique who achieved A/A• at A Level
    Oh great! Good luck!! That sounds like soo much funn!! Oh maybe if you do a short course there that specialises in grammar, might cost a lot but could be very worth it in the end. Or just study as much as you can before you start and if you do struggle with grammar the lecturers will support you.
    I'm going to Russia next year for mine! 😄🇷🇺🇷🇺
 
 
 
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