GCSE ENGLISH PAPER 2 TIPS FOR SUCCESS

You can ignore the book it says as that's not even the book we are doing, however it is just for general advice i.e. it says to NOT re-tell the story in the introduction as the examiner, should :), know the story! It's good general advice which we got given before our exams :)

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GCSE ENGLISH PAPER 2


ENGLISH PAPER 2:
DIFFERENT CULTURES, ANALYSIS AND ARGUMENT

Time allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes (35 minutes per question)

Clean copies of the Short Stories books will be given to all
candidates.

Question 1 (35 minutes) (10% of total)

This question will be on the LAST SIX…

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It is a `mulling over' of ideas, so you can sit on the fence and do not
have to take one side or another. You are being asked for a
thoughtful response.

The recommended approach is to use a spider diagram to
`brainstorm' your thoughts.

Try to use similes and…

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Use emotive language
Give specific examples
Use an individual case
Use an anecdote (brief story) about an individual
Use fact and figures (make them up if necessary)
Use the direct appeal: "How many of you ....?" "Imagine you
were ...." "What would you feel if this happened to you?"
Use…

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