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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by microsoft word View Post
    don't think i'll be eating mangoes ever again tbh
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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by Dilara98 View Post
    The exam was sooo easy. Section 3 was the easiest. I moulded my memorised essay with the question real nicely. Section 1's Text 3 picture was something I felt like I should use in my answers but didn't. Not sure if I really regret that minor decision. It was just a photo of a soccer goal or something.
    yeah totally!! as we left my friend brought that up and i thought that maybe they wouldnt put a photo in unless they wanted some sort of reference?? maybe a answer that was a amalgamation of literary and visual techniques?? god knows
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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    Best meme will recieve a mango*

    * will be a virtual one
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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by Dilara98 View Post
    Yeah except I'm not entirely sure if the picture amounted to anything with regards to the question. What was the question again? Something like how did the language convey discovery? Once I read over the question I kinda thought maybe the picture is a distraction from the question asking for the language used.
    something about language showing speculation or something like that?? yeah youre right but maybe it can be viewed in the context of visual language too.

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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by Microsoft Word View Post
    don't think i'll be eating mangoes ever again tbh
    Mangos are like $3 for a kilo or so at Cabramatta why wouldn't you buy at such great prices.
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    YE THE CREATIVE AND ESSAY were ON POINT, WONDERFUL. dat short answer section tho was toxic aids. I had a convluted mess of a mini intro, only had like 3 techniques from 2 texts, and another convulted puke of a mini conclusion. i rate 8-10/15.
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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    theres a box of mangoes in the fridge that just gave me heart palpitations

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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    Wow, exam was actually really good (Minus creative), however i completely messed it all up
    Time got to me in the end, and had a mindblank

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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    Love to see a copy of paper if anyone can scan one in

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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by Zamura1 View Post
    Wow, exam was actually really good (Minus creative), however i completely messed it all up
    Time got to me in the end, and had a mindblank
    feeling is mutual dont worry , im still annoyed at how easy it was but my brain was being a maNgO

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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    laters ggnore
    Text 3 be like:
    Last edited by Cena123; 16 Oct 2017 at 2:03 PM.
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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by Dilara98 View Post
    The only technique I used for that stupid Mango question was something dumb like 'truncated sentences'. I actually regret that decision now.
    Truncated sentences is good I always use it

    Also I was dodgy with the 6 marker didn't know how to say it well since the texts were weird so I wrote 3 pages for it LOL let's hope the technique dump works
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    the box of mangoes in my fridge says "that dream of being tasted not wasted" GOD BLESS
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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

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    feeling is mutual dont worry , im still annoyed at how easy it was but my brain was being a maNgO

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    I went pretty shit to be honest. Think I did better in trials *sigh*

    Section 1 was ok but annoying how there were only three texts.
    By section 2 paragraph 2, my hand was ded. I sat there for three minutes and massaged tf out of it "tenderised tf out of it"- snowflek
    Section 3 was pretty shit as well lmao. The stimulus wasn't bad just that I took too long to write because of my arm.

    All in all probs got 13+11+10= 34/45= 75% *fml*
    Would have done better if I didn't tire my hand out so early. Worked too hard for this
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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by Mathew587 View Post
    I went pretty shit to be honest. Think I did better in trials *sigh*

    Section 1 was ok but annoying how there were only three texts.
    By section 2 paragraph 2, my hand was ded. I sat there for three minutes and massaged tf out of it "tenderised tf out of it"- snowflek
    Section 3 was pretty shit as well lmao. The stimulus wasn't bad just that I took too long to write because of my arm.

    All in all probs got 13+11+10= 34/45= 75% *fml*
    Would have done better if I didn't tire my hand out so early. Worked too hard for this

    At least Engrish Paper 2 is weighted 60%?
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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

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    At least Engrish Paper 2 is weighted 60%?
    Funny, I ate a couple of mangos days ago.

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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    Thank god paper 1 the hard one is out of the way though
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    Everything was alright except creative for me. I didn't get to finish it :/
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    Re: English Paper 1 - Thoughts

    Quote Originally Posted by Green Yoda View Post
    Everything was alright except creative for me. I didn't get to finish it :/
    I didn't finish section one, because the texts were weird. I recon I'd get at least 5 - 10 marks

    Good bye band 5
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1MARIE1 View Post
    I didn't finish section one, because the texts were weird. I recon I'd get at least 5 - 10 marks

    Good bye band 5
    Same with me, it took so long trying to pick out the techniques and analyses that I didn't get to finish the last question, only included 4 quotes :/
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