Your Ultimate Exam Survival Guide!

How can you survive the exams?


Your exam preparation I’m sure has begun and your probably thinking is there any tips to ensure you are covering everything and being efficient and effective. Our newest guide goes through various tips to help you prepare for your exams! Start preparing now!

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11 April 2018/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (602)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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The Ultimate Guide to Revising the Novels (Updated for 2018)

Learn how to get prepared for reading the prescribed Novels in your English Leaving Cert

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with this length and level of texts. You will have been asked to read the novel out of class and will have dedicated classroom time to reading key chapters and understanding the novels. If, for any reason, this is too fast or too slow for you it is important to remember key aspects of the texts that can be applied to your essay and exam answers.

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06 April 2018/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (5059)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Paul Durcan, Sport, Poem Analysis Part I

Check out our analysis of Paul Durcan's Sport


We continue our series of blog posts about English Leaving Certificate Prescribed Poetry with our expert-written analysis of Sport by Paul Durcan. In this poem, Durcan addresses his father, with whom he had a very difficult relationship. As Durcan himself describes it:

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05 April 2018/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (290)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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SEC Marking Schemes Translated (Paper I, Comprehension)

We unravel the mystery behind how the SEC marks the Comprehension Question on English Paper 1


As the Easter Holidays continue and the countdown to the Leaving Certificate draws closer, you might be looking at practising past exam questions. Have you ever wondered how the SEC marks these papers? We continue our series on translating how this is done with English Paper 1.

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29 March 2018/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (558)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Studying for English Paper 2 in 2018 – Comparative Study

How can you study for the Comparative Study?


With the year quickly passing and now just over 3 months before the English Exam, how can you start studying for the Comparative Study? Our newest guide looks into how 2017's Paper 2 could affect 2018. 2017’s modes, A) The General Vision and Viewpoint – GGV – and B) Theme or Issue

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23 March 2018/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (801)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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