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I need help revising GCSE English Lit.
My spec is Edexcel and I'm studying Romeo&Juliet, Animal Farm and a Christmas Carol. I'm struggling with revising Romeo&Juliet and how to remember all quotes,symbols,themes.. etc. Please help and give good revision types to get a 7!!!!
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flashcards for quotes, with a short analysis on one side in bullet points.
mindmaps are good for characters, and symbols.
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For Romeo and Juliet, try this free website. It was launched today and it's specific for Edexcel - https://app.senecalearning.com/class...3-e3c6b6b3dc16
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For Romeo and Juliet, try this free website. It was launched today and it's specific for Edexcel - https://app.senecalearning.com/class...3-e3c6b6b3dc16
I made an account and everything but i wanted to know if it requires money to continue because its extremely helpful
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I made an account and everything but i wanted to know if it requires money to continue because its extremely helpful
No money! It's free! That's why it's so good. Just go for it
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No money! It's free! That's why it's so good. Just go for it
thank you SO much
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thank you SO much
Check Mr Bruff's youtube video I also bought his revision guides as ebooks very helpful, and i am a private candidate
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I've done my exam and I also did Animal Farm!
What I'd say to do is to first make mind maps on all of the main key characters and themes, e.g. snowball, Napoleon, Tyranny and Power, Propaganda etc.
Then attempt to summarise them all on separate revision cards absorbing the key information, so when it comes to the exam you can remember the key points then eventually all the knowledge will come!
Do loads of practice essays and exam questions they will seriously help, and mark them strictly!
I'd also advise getting an Animal Farm Workbook with multiple of questions for you to attempt!
Animal farm was usually the harder one for me, due to the many themes and getting the context correct as wel, and explaining the implicit meanings!
Good Luck!
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I need help revising GCSE English Lit.
My spec is Edexcel and I'm studying Romeo&Juliet, Animal Farm and a Christmas Carol. I'm struggling with revising Romeo&Juliet and how to remember all quotes,symbols,themes.. etc. Please help and give good revision types to get a 7!!!!
Make Revision Cards on each theme and link the characters and quotes relevant together. Also focus on your analysis, this is very important for securing a Grade 7. Do plenty of practise questions in exam style conditions and get your teacher to mark them. if you also still write in PEE paragraphs get rid of them and embed everything in your own academic structure. Hope this helps.
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