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    So at the beginning of the year I was given two booklets for Micro/Macroeconomics. When I looked, it contained the notes for every single topic at AS. It says on the front of the booklet that it should be used as part of wider reading, so I went to ask my teacher if it contained everything inside it. She said that it had every topic, but the notes inside were basic.

    I then decided to do notes from Youtube videos on the topics and then add them to make sure I covered everything, but when I began watching the videos, literally everything that the Youtube video was saying was already in the booklet.

    So I'm not too sure what to do now. Should I just learn the information in the booklet and crack on with exam questions, or should I be watching all of the Youtube videos and writing everything down again despite everything being there already?
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    Writing everything down, regardless if it is the exact same, will be good for memorising the topics; however, I would assume that 'wider reading' also includes a conceptualised and current approach to it i.e. researching, understanding and developing an interest in current economic decisions and issues as well as the theory behind it - i.e. CPI inflation which has just hit 3%, which is likely to prompt action from the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee - be it through a change in interest rates or through extensive quantitative easing (i.e. tackling inflation).

    If in doubt, look up the specification which should give you a better understanding of exactly is necessary of you and then read around each and every element of it.
 
 
 

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