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How to get a Distinction in Junior Cycle French
The new Junior Cycle French course is a little different to the old course. For starters,  it is not split into Higher and Ordinary levels, but rather is studied at a Common Level by all students. The new course is also more modern and teaches a large variety of skills that are useful for the future - language skills, intercultural awareness, communication, creativity, and...
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How to get top marks in Junior Cycle German
German is a fascinating language, and, as one of the most widely spoken languages in the European Union, truly rewarding to learn. Like any other foreign language, it can be difficult at the start - I remember feeling totally out of my comfort zone in first year! There seemed to be endless rules to learn and words to remember - but don’t let that throw you off!  I li...
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How to get a Distinction in Junior Cycle Science
The New Junior Cycle Science Course is much broader than the old Junior Cert Exam. It’s probably one of the most interesting and useful Junior Cycle subjects, with a wide range of different topics, from learning about the solar system to sustainability to microorganisms, there’s never a dull moment! There’s a good few experiments on the course which means a lo...
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How to get an A in Junior Cert Religious Education
Religion can be a daunting exam to do, and for many students it is more challenging than other subjects. It requires you to think deeply about the questions and try to read in between the lines. It is definitely possible to do really well in the exam though, and in this guide, Cillian shares some tips and advice with you to help you get the best grade that you possibly can, hop...
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How to get a Distinction in Junior Cycle Business Studies
The new Junior Cycle Business Studies course is very different to the old course as you don't have to learn as much information. This course helps you to develop your own personal skills such as research and communication skills. Hopefully, this guide will help you to get a better understanding of the new course.              ...
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How to get a H1 in Leaving Cert Technology Project
Technology is a relatively new subject on offer for Leaving Certificate students. It combines disciplines from various other subjects. The practical project has a lot of less restrictions than other practical projects in engineering and construction studies. What you make is up to you, provided you satisfy the brief! The practical project and portfolio make up 50% of your ov...