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    i have no idea what i can do to improve it. any tips/suggestions would be helpful
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    first of all what do you struggle at doing most ? lit or lang? any specifics?
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    (Original post by blueorangutan04)
    first of all what do you struggle at doing most ? lit or lang? any specifics?
    both. i can revise all the time and learn all the quotes but i just dont seem to have a knack of answering the questions. Is this something i can learn?
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    (Original post by wagwanpifftingg)
    i have no idea what i can do to improve it. any tips/suggestions would be helpful
    I went from a B in my mock to an A* in the real thing ! Biggest help was to learn exactly what the paper was asking e.g. for language each question is asking or testing a certain skill. Ask your teacher.

    Second thing is practice ! Get used to writing under timed conditions and get any essay you write marked by a teacher realistically. Go and discuss it in-depth - what you could have done better, any other interpretations of the tech you could have touched on.

    Good Luck
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    (Original post by wagwanpifftingg)
    i have no idea what i can do to improve it. any tips/suggestions would be helpful
    You just gotta bullsh*t in general . Make sure you outline the techniques used by the author and what he meant by using that technique as well as the effect on the reader/audience.
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    this is for lit

    what worked for me was a short intro explaining the question raising the point you were going to answer.
    then i would explain my point in second para, include subject terminology, evidence and your own interpretation . so for macbeth blood has connotations of danger, betrayal etc subject terminology is the word class so lets say - london peom- i wandered through each chartered street- you would say the adjective 'chartered' implies the idea that the streets of london were constantly patrolled ..
    hope that helps my knowledge on eng lit is a bit rusty now..
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    (Original post by 31shotscrazy)
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    lol yes he was everyones saviour!
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    You just need to practice and practice, do a ton of practice questions.
 
 
 
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