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Echeme
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Hello everyone,

I really need the help of this community!

After my sister got her GCSE my parents have high expectations.

I feel as if I can meet those but not in English, Romeo and Juliet.

I really have no resources I was really dependent on Mr Bruff but he doesn't have character analysis of the characters and he has one student exemplar.

Please I need more resources I am willing to spend money
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I loved English at gcse definitely disappointed I didn’t get to do the exam as I would of loved to know what the questions would of been (and what I would of got). But anyways lol.

For English I definitely found mr salles on YouTube an absolute legend and lifesaver especially for last minute revision and exam technique.

For me I definitely would say my top tips are
READ RE READ AND READ AGAIN THE PROLOGUE
This is where your going to get all your quotes from before entering the exam and you can easily make links to most themes.
Also check the examiner report for the past exams
The exam specification is also good and even highlight key points
By using these you’ll always know what the examiner is looking for when it comes to the real thing

As for revision there’s plenty of free resources available try Seneca, I lived on it as it helped me boost my grade and think of ideas and concepts I never would of thought of.

If you want more free resources try tes as a lot of teachers put resources available mostly for free and you can download or just look and try out at home.

My teacher gave me a pack of 30 exam style practice Romeo and Juliet exam questions including the sheet you annotate, this really helped as it made it less of a shock for mocks.
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wait what are you doing for Romeo and Juliet? i'm doing this question thing about Juliet being presented as a stronger character than Romeo.
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have you tried litcharts and sparknotes for romeo and juliet? if you pay a bit extra for litcharts you get more notes and analysis. there's other youtubers for english lit like mr salles teaches english so it's worth just inputting something like romeo and juliet analysis into youtube and seeing what other videos come up.
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(Original post by Echeme)
Hello everyone,

I really need the help of this community!

After my sister got her GCSE my parents have high expectations.

I feel as if I can meet those but not in English, Romeo and Juliet.

I really have no resources I was really dependent on Mr Bruff but he doesn't have character analysis of the characters and he has one student exemplar.

Please I need more resources I am willing to spend money
Hi there, here's a post on the presentation of love in 'Romeo and Juliet', with quotes and analysis on the topic - see if this helps? hyperbolit.com/2020/08/22/what-romeo-and-juliet-shows-us-about-love/
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(Original post by Echeme)
Hello everyone,

I really need the help of this community!

After my sister got her GCSE my parents have high expectations.

I feel as if I can meet those but not in English, Romeo and Juliet.

I really have no resources I was really dependent on Mr Bruff but he doesn't have character analysis of the characters and he has one student exemplar.

Please I need more resources I am willing to spend money
Here are some of my old quizlet flashcards!
https://quizlet.com/414255427/love-a...t-flash-cards/
https://quizlet.com/414167609/confli...t-flash-cards/
https://quizlet.com/414182930/romeo-...t-flash-cards/

I have more on each character if you want them too, just dm me. But my biggest piece of advice is to do practice papers or make up questions that could come up and try and plan an answer without looking at your revision notes. Flashcards really helped me too!
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