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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...
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How to get a H1 in Leaving Cert Art
Art is a fantastic subject. Whether you took Art for Junior Cert or not, this subject can appeal to anyone. I’m not gonna lie, some artistic talent is definitely handy, but with a very doable written paper, this subject could be a good option if you’ve got an average ability and just need the points. The revised marking system is very much focused on creativity &...
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How to get a H1 in Leaving Cert History
To some, History can appear a challenging subject. The amount of information that you're expected to know by the end of 6th year might seem overwhelming - or at least that’s what I thought at the beginning of 5th year! I quickly learned, however, that once I broke down the subject into topics, and each topic into a select number of essay titles, that the information r...
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How to get a H1 in Leaving Cert Italian
Learning a new language is never easy, but with a few tips and tricks, it doesn't have to be so bad! Read below to see what Aoife B. did to achieve the top grade in LC Italian! Set your phone to Italian! Seeing Italian popping up on your screen will really help you to familiarize yourself with the language! Apps like Duolingo and other Italian games are als...
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How to get a H1 in Construction Studies
Construction Studies is a very doable written exam for all students, so long as your answers are both practical and visual. Long-winded fancy paragraphs will grant you no marks if they don’t include labelled sketches, a practical approach and factual points! Studying all the information needed for the exam is not the difficult part of getting an H1 in this su...
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How to succeed in the Junior Cert Irish Oral
The oral option at Junior Cert is something I would definitely recommend taking – it’s easy to prep for, and will mean that you have 40% of your exam completed by June! While the idea of doing an oral now may well give you nightmares, I can assure you that by the end of this guide, you will be dead set on doing one, and doing one well! At the end of the day, the aim...