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    A pointless AS level, but one that fit nicely into my timetable. We've been having a 2 hour lesson since September and I'm wondering if anyone else gets the same workload? Practice papers every other week, worksheets with lengthy complicated articles every damn week for us to 'spot flaws' 'identify whatever' etc, presentations every month etc. What's the point?

    The worst thing is I am actually struggling to bother working on this. I know everything, but I find it hard to implement keywords into my work. Never seem to write 'this is an ad hominem flaw because..' or whatever else, because the articles are always so bloody long and filled with thousands of possible flaws. Any tips? I got a C in the mock, really want an A (it's such a simple subject). How did you get your A? (please don't say that you did nothing) would like to read how to grasp this for good and use it all the time in a simple manner.

    I quite enjoy it :-)

    Your work seems unreal. We do 2 hours a week and no work outside of class. We usually go early too.

    I got an A, and I think the most important thing is to answer every question. If the question seems like something you have no idea about, make something up and it usually works. And on credibility of evidence when it says use a credibility criteria, always use one of Reputation, Expertise, Ability to Observe, Vested interest.

    I enjoy it. I got a high B in module one (93, and 96 was the grade boundary for A) and I'm hoping to get an A in the summer exams...fingers crossed. I recommend this website for critical thinking revision (for unit one) -


    I haven't had any lessons because my school don't offer the subject. I just use http://www.criticalthinking.org.uk/. It goes through question by question and shows you how you need to word everything - it's a straightforward A grade.

    Tips for the exam...write quickly and don't be scared if it sounds like twaddle. As long as you fit in with the framework they want, you'll get marks.

    I did this at AS got a D grade, now resat in jan and got a C grade, hoping for one more resit and get a B grade.
    I hate it but dont want it to look bad on my certificate.

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