Junior Cert English 2017: Our Guide to the ‘Final Assessment’

Our guide to the English Junior Certificate


Students will sit a two-hour written examination paper. They will be required to engage with, demonstrate comprehension of, and respond to stimulus material. The content and format of the examination papers may vary from year to year.  In any year, the learning outcomes to be assessed

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31 May 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (3374)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.3
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Embrace Your Exam Nerves in 3 Easy Steps!

Learn how to embrace your exam nerves!

It is May and the exams are less than 3 weeks away - The school days are numbered, and no  longer feel like ordinary days - the wind down is very much upon us. The talking has more or less been done it is now time to face the music and show-off all you have worked so hard for.  


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24 May 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (1489)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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SEC Marking Schemes Translated (Paper II, The Single Text)


Are you a leaving cert student looking to get the edge in your revision by studying the SEC (State Examinations Commission – i.e. the body that sets the Leaving and Junior Certificate exams annually) marking schemes themselves so you know exactly what the examiner is looking for? 

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19 May 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (1927)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Structure Your Answers to Get A-Grade Results

Structure your answers to get


Although many students will have looked at structuring answers within their lessons, a refresher is always helpful. Practical skills such as knowing how to structure an essay can help you figure out a plan before you even start writing; it will also influence your grade. 

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10 May 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (3068)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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10 Last Minute Revision Tips!

Get some last minute revision tips for your exams


May has come and exam season is nearly here.  If you haven't started studying - now is the time to get stuck in, before it really is too late.

You still have some time to get things right.  Use the coming weeks as focused, structured and healthy revision time.  Do. Not. Panic.


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01 May 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (2952)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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