What is a mock exam?
Mock exams 📜 are, basically, imitations of real assessments/exams 📜.
What is the purpose of a mock exam?
Mock exams 📜 are a great 👍 way for learners to prepare for their final English test. Whether it's a written test ✍ or a face-to-face 🧑➡🧑 interview, a mock exam 📜 can be greatly beneficial for a learners' final test to be successful ⭐.
How do I complete a mock exam?
1. Create a study schedule/ time table 📑:
*Drawing ✏️ a study plan helps you find a balance that you are comfortable with when preparing. It will also help you develop good study ✍ habits.
*It is important to have a good study schedule 📑 to help you manage the time 🕐 you spend on each subject 📚.
2. PREPARE, PREPARE, PREPARE 📚✍!!!
Preparing for your exam 📜 is the key 🔑 to success 🌟. Being well prepared boosts your confidence 😄 and helps you to focus 🤓. Remember to stay positive 💯.
Here are our top 5 tips on how to prepare for the mock exam:
3. Complete past exam papers 📜✍:
If you have access to past ⬅ papers 📜, try and do them in the time 🕐 frame of the initial exam a few weeks before your mock exam. This way you know what type of questions ❔ you'll be asked and how much time 🕐 you need to allocate for each section.
4. Avoid stress:
Stress may cause you to feel under-pressure or overwhelmed 😟 , which may have a negative ➖ impact on your performance in the exam 📜.
Try to take 5-minute breaks for every hour of studying 📚🤓 and if you're feeling overwhelmed, go for a short walk 🚶♀️.
Here are some tips on how to deal with stress:
5. So, why are mock exams important and why should you take the exam?
*Students 👨👩🧑👧 don't always have the same strengths 💪 and weaknesses 👎 in the classroom 👩🏫 as they do in an exam 📜 setting. Mocks help students identify areas where they may struggle under time 🕐 pressure. A Mock exam will help each student identify their opportunities for improvement before they need to take the exam.
Have a look at our video on what Cambridge mock exams can do for you here:
Remember to stay positive 👍 and calm 🙂. Good luck!
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