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English Exams Revision Strategies

  • Read study guides for your text (are there online articles and study notes on your text too?)
  • Read sample essays
  • Re-read, tab, highlight and annotate your set texts.  
  • Practice writing essays
  • Practice writing introductions and conclusions
  • Practice planning to time
  • Develop word and quote banks
  • Make help notes on each for the topics
  • Read resources on OneNote
  • Watch film of the text if available
  • Write chapter summaries
  • Create a glossary of terms / metalanguage bank
  • Research essay writing techniques
  • Look up words you don’t know / Use a thesaurus to expand your vocabulary
  • Turn your notes into CramCards
  • Listen to the audio of your text – this could be on your phone on the way to work.

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