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So do students who sit their A levels in foreign countries get markers who arent strict or something? Given that English isnt their first language etc.?
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No they don't
(and many people taking IAL have English as their first language)
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No they don't
(and many people taking IAL have English as their first language)
English isnt their first language. they arent native speakers...

Also, how do you know this? Are you an examiner? Your evidence please ?
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English isnt their first language. they arent native speakers...

Also, how do you know this? Are you an examiner? Your evidence please ?
Plenty of native English speakers live and study outside the UK :rofl:

Have you looked at the examiner reports on the exam board websites?
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Plenty of native English speakers live and study outside the UK :rofl:

Have you looked at the examiner reports on the exam board websites?
No, I havent. And majority of students are foreign nationals and not native speakers.
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No, I havent. And majority of students are foreign nationals and not native speakers.
Do you have any proof of that claim?

Have you heard of an organisation called NARIC?
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Do you have any proof of that claim?

Have you heard of an organisation called NARIC?
nope and nope. My claim is based on my experience of living in a foreign country for a few years. And I'm a British National and Native speaker
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nope and nope. My claim is based on my experience of living in a foreign country for a few years. And I'm a British National and Native speaker
OK so you have no evidence.

Google NARIC. Find out what it is they do.

They've assessed IALs and state that they're equivalent to UK A levels in terms of level, breadth and depth.
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OK so you have no evidence.

Google NARIC. Find out what it is they do.

They've assessed IALs and state that they're equivalent to UK A levels in terms of level, breadth and depth.
right... I know that theyre the same in terms of level, breadth and depth. Proof you didnt read my post properly. I wanted to know if the markings more lenient or not. Do you have any evidence for that? I know that A level Edexcel Maths and A level CIE Maths have the same or similar topics, same depth and breadth. I am not worried about the content mate. I am worried about what happens after we finish the content and the exams.
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right... I know that theyre the same in terms of level, breadth and depth. Proof you didnt read my post properly. I wanted to know if the markings more lenient or not. Do you have any evidence for that? I know that A level Edexcel Maths and A level CIE Maths have the same or similar topics, same depth and breadth. I am not worried about the content mate. I am worried about what happens after we finish the content and the exams.
If the grades are equivalent that means the marking and level expected at each grade is equivalent.
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