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Exam tips

You will generally be told about how many words to write. Take note of this because you won't get any more marks for writing too much and you may lose marks for writing too little.

Use what you're given. The question and the notes both give you lots of language that you can use in your answer.

Remember to adapt the information in the question so that any verbs and pronouns refer to whoever you're writing about.

If you have to work from notes, think about the way they would be set out in English and what you would have to add.

Think carefully about what tense and what person of the verb to use. Once you have decided, make sure that you use that tense and person every time it's appropriate.

After you have finished, check your work for verb endings and tenses.

In a piece of writing, numbers are generally written as words.

To make your writing more interesting, join short sentences using a link word.

To make sure of a higher grade try to use extra structures (such as different verb tenses) and vocabulary that you know.

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