Junior Cert – last minute tips for 2012 exam!

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SOS : Study Buddies – your new BFF!

Do you want to cut your workload by HALF?? Get yourself a study buddy- to share and swap your notes!

SOS : Importance of EFFICIENT READING!

There are ways to read, and the right way for a given occasion depends on your purposes. Let’stake a look at how you should read your work with your exams in mind!

SOS : UNDERSTANDING LONG AND SHORT TERM MEMORY

There’s a big difference between SHORT TERM memory and LONG TERM memory. It’s important to know this because even if you feel confident that your ordinary short term memory works well –without much effort- your long term memory will not operate the same way. The difference is that you have to make deliberate effort to put things into your long term memory- particularly if the information is not personally interesting to you.

5th years – Christmas Revision!

Due to recent requests we have compiled a study guide for 5th year students in prep for the French Christmas exam in school. Hope you find it useful and that it will reduce panic and last minute cramming!

THE DOCUMENT FOR THE LEAVING CERT ORAL EXAM!

EF and non EF students have been emailing me these past few weeks regarding the document – will you do one or not? So here is the inside info – from the EF point of view!

An email that must be shared with ye!

Whenever a new student starts with us we always ask them who recommended Essential French to them – so we can send on a voucher as a small “merci”! Last Friday I was given my list of people to contact – to ask them what shop they would like the voucher for so I spent the weekend contacting these great EF loyal supporters.

SOS SEMINARS OVER MIDTERM!

    Our job is to make your job as a parent easier! To facilitate this we welcome all suggestions as to what we can do to help you. To get the ball rolling we have introduced brand new and unique seminars for EF and non EF students and parents.  We held our first ever […]

SOS Support On Study Seminar….. for PARENTS!!!!

  We are now officially launching our new SOS Parent Support Programme! To kickstart the programme we are running a unique seminar aimed exclusively at PARENTS of students in 1st year to Junior Cert year studying French. NO KNOWLEDGE OF FRENCH IS REQUIRED!!!! Our results in the Junior Cert French exams were outstanding again this […]

Essential French just loving this silly season!!

I just LOVE the month of August, often described as the Silly Season!!! The Grind Industry, for the most part, is seen as boring, straight-laced and static.  This is no disrespect to our competitors in the market, but we are required, as an industry, to behave in a certain way. I just love the summer […]