Would the examiner deduct your marks if you exceed the word limit? I have exceeded the word limit in my Analysis section by 2000 words.
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English NEA word limit watch
- Thread Starter
- 03-03-2018 20:52
- 17-03-2018 19:53
It likely depends on the exam board, so I cannot say for sure.
You are unlikely to receive credit for work that surpasses the word limit - this could mean that they stop reading after a certain point or that you are in some way penalised.
It's important to remember that the quality of what you write is vastly more important than the quantity. In distilling your work to meet the word limit, you will probably improve the content and preserve only the best of ideas.