Nuala: Hi, I’m Nuala O’Sullivan, and you’re listening to ‘Exam Skills’. Now we all
know there’s no way around it - if you want to succeed in any exam, you
have to get your preparation right. And that means knowing how best to
revise so that you’re ready when it’s time to go into the exam room. Here’s
what one student says:
You know right from the beginning sort of that that’s what you’re working towards and then it’s up to everyone to strategise in whatever way works best for them.
Nuala: To strategise – to make a detailed plan for achieving success!
Here’s some more advice from examiner, Mark Shea.
It’s a good idea to draw up a revision timetable and stick to it. Remember that language learning takes a long time. It’s a slow process of absorption. So you need to start revising very early, and don’t think that you can learn new things the night before the exam....