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Using Past Papers to Ace the Exam

Using Past Papers to Ace the Exam

It's time to look at using past papers to ace that exam.   For students in Year 11, exam season is looming. By now, you may have completed loads of past papers at school. Do your teachers give them to you so that they can snooze for an hour? You may think "not...

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What should I be doing right now?

What should I be doing right now?

January 2020. What could you be doing right now? Now is a great time to look back at your notes. Not for revision, but to get ready for revision. Christmas is long gone, the tree packed away. Take a moment and ask yourself: where will you be in December 2020? College?...

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Who can learn?

Who can learn?

I often claimed to be bad at learning languages. Then I spent a year teaching Chinese students to speak English and I realised that these students all had one thing in common. They wanted to learn English, it mattered to them so they put in the time to learn. You...

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I know what I know!

I know what I know!

So you have your map. You know where you're going. Why not stop and take a look around while you get there? After all, you are going to have to prove that you were paying attention when you sit your exam. In the exam, it is too late to find out what you do and don't...

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Know where you are going.

Know where you are going.

"If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else." The image for today's blog has a quote that I have often, in my life, ignored. And I spent a lot of time ending up a long way from that goal inside my heart. If you know that you want that...

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