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The Edexcel board with subject to feedbacks from learners, educators and subject experts around the world, has decided to update the current International GCSE qualifications.

A brief overview of this update is listed below:

1. New grading scale

Edexcel introduced a new grading scale 9 -1. Previously, with being only 8 grades, they added another higher level of attainment than the A*. This will create a greater differentiation among top level students, identify student’s potential and help in making a better choice for further study – A levels and university.

2. More up to date content

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Added by: Shawon, 2015-10-13

You are in hospital recovering from an operation. Your parents are away. You need to buy some personal items. You also need various books and notes for examination revision. You have some borrowed things which must be returned urgently.

Write a letter to a school friend, in which you explain what has happened; ask for help; give news about yourself and your family; ask for news of school and other friends; and add other details of interest to you both. Make your letter friendly and informative.

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Added by: Shawon, 2015-09-27

There has been an outbreak of food poisoning in your school. You, on behalf of the guardians, has been asked to write a letter to the people in authority complaining about their unsatisfactory food quality.

Title: Outbreak

134 Launcelot Road

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Added by: Shawon, 2015-09-25

Imagine that your best friend is jealous because his or her younger brother or sister has been offered an excellent job. Your friend, however, who really wants a job, has not managed to get one.

Refer this points in your letter:
•   explain what jealousy to/give examples of it
•   talk about the dangers of jealousy and
•   give advice about what he or she should do to feel better.

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Added by: panon, 2015-09-18

Few days back, a friend texted me for a help. He seemed very worried and requested, more like begged, before he even mentioned the cause. "I want you to hack a facebook account," he said. Reason? He wanted to revenge a girl, who as he says hacked his friend's account. Facepalm! I left the conversation there.

I will skip the matter of hacking, the matter of my concern is cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is the act of bullying in the internet by threatening using stolen personal information as bait, messaging slangs etc. just to embarrass the victim.  But, I am not afraid of the rise of these bullies, what I am afraid about is the stupid acts regarding the internet.

After bullying, the reactions from victims were never pleasing. In 2013, a 12 years old girl being bullied by 4 girls of age 15, committed suicide by jumping off a tower. In other places, we s ... Read more »

Added by: Shawon, 2015-07-30

How many of us have came to a point that our academic progress does not feel important at all? I am pretty sure most of us did, while the others simply followed what they were taught by others.

You will come across countless people and celebrities who haven't completed their education. But they did succeed in their life, and probably became more popular and wealthier than many toppers in the world. We often read about Steve Jobs dropping out of the college, who then revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet, computing and digital publishing. ... Read more »

Added by: Shawon, 2015-07-09

Honourable speaker, banerated judges, teachers, fellow students and misguided students of opposition, good morning. Today we are going to start a good debate of much importance, that is “The motion – correct punctuation, spelling and grammar really matter.” Consequently, my stand is in the favour of the motion.

Honourable speaker, I want to draw your kind attraction onto one matter first why correct spelling and punctuation really matter. You know, these are used in written communication and communication is successful on right words properly with correct grammar. Honourable speaker, you can talk, emphasize or add notes while speaking and it ofcourse have a scope to reduce ambiquite. Sometimes if needed, you can explain a certain topic, words or phrases. But can you use these methods in writing? I believe certainly not. Pronunciation can make people understand the words but spelling mistakes will take from Turkey to Tourkey.

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Added by: Shawon, 2015-06-05

“Old order changeth, yielding place to new. And God fulfills himself in many ways,” Lord Tennyson told through King Arthur seeing the continuous changes in the society. This is natural that in ages there will be changes in the society and looking at them, people will raise questions. Here in modern times, looking at the behaviour of trends, one may ask this question: “What is the necessity of computer and mobile phones? Why are teenagers so much obsessed with them?”

Every age has its language and those are identical. Modern age has been the age of science and technology. And the noblest contribution from science is computer and its portable version is mobile phones. So they are seen busy with computer and mobiles phones. And people who bring about diversity in their life have added different programs, ways etc. They have invented ways and means to share their computers beyond the border of the countries. Now, the whole world is connected with each oth ... Read more »

Added by: Shawon, 2015-06-05

Apparently it is seemed that parents are the deciding factor of their children in all the ages. At an early age, they nurture them, in their puberty they are to educate them and teach them thoughts and motion, guide them in their teenage time and back them throughout their life. In this sense, parents are the constant companion for the children.

Teenage is an age when there are colourful glasses in the eyes of the teenagers. They cannot think wisely about many things. They run after the shiny mirage. But parents with their practical knowledge can hold the rain. And they are saved.

Next, teenagers most of the time as they are found, are of imaginative sort. They just imagine things and proceed for actions and reactions. They are highly dominated by emotions and feelings. But parents, with their reason and logic save the day. When the clouds of impression are lifted, they see the reality themselves.

Who can deny that teenager must be imposed with religious thou ... Read more »

Added by: Shawon, 2015-06-05

A popular form of treatment from a disease namely apathy, the doctor always suggest to change the environment. So every year, I choose to travel to different places. Last time, I went to India and there I met a stranger.

The thought of a foreign land always consist of different landscape, way of life, dress code and geographical settings. But I didn't find any remarkable changes between this two countries. Because both are from the same stretch.

At seven past thirty, we reached Kolkata railway station. From there, we hired a taxi to New Market. This is one sixty rupee service. We did not look for a hotel rather we chose a motel.

We reached at the entrance of the motel Khonika, in English, "Temporary." I saw a stranger there curling at the side and when he saw me, he waved his tail. I just said, "Hello!"

"If you need anything just push the yellow button and you will find us at your service," said the housekeeper.

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Added by: Shawon, 2015-05-25

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