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    Right so I'm in year 11 and I've been in top set since year 7 but I've never passed English...ever. I don't understand what's wrong, I put a lot of effort into my work and never get the grades I believe I should. Any advice?
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    Right so I'm in year 11 and I've been in top set since year 7 but I've never passed English...ever. I don't understand what's wrong, I put a lot of effort into my work and never get the grades I believe I should. Any advice?
    Just use Mr Bruff videos, podcasts and e-books. You arent really precise enough if you want more specific information. Start with the general ones for English language and literature as appropriate.

    http://mrbruff.com/
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    Talk to your teacher, ask for feedback on where you are going wrong or could make improvements
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    English Language is the main English you need to pass at grade 4 minimum.

    For English literature you need to put in a plan in order to find areas of improvement. For novels and plays in particular it is a lot of reading and writing so get a revision time table.

    For English literature:
    Ask teacher for AO criteria sheet.
    practice PEE (Point, Evidence using quotes, explain) paragraphs.
    Practice PEEL (point , evidence, explain, link, paragraphs.


    For English language all you can do is get the work books for the exam board you are taking and get past papers , doing them in a timed environment and hand them to your teacher to get them marked.
 
 
 

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