Physics A Level Exam Guidance

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Physics A Level Exam Guidance

Postby TuitionPhysics.com » Mon Oct 26, 2015 12:48 am

Hi there :dancing:

:rahrah: The Singapore - Cambridge A Level examinations are starting very soon for most students. Below are some words of guidance to aid your mental preparation during this final leg. :rahrah:

1) Preparation for each of the three papers differ. If you would like to gauge your understanding of all the topics in the syllabus quickly, you can practice on Paper 1 – the MCQ paper. There are sufficient number of questions in the paper to cover almost all if not all the topics in the syllabus, so one exam practice MCQ set, be it the past year A Level paper, or past year prelim paper would be a good and quick gauge of your level of understanding for the various topics. :boogie:

2) For the structured questions in Paper 2 and Paper 3, it is observed from the recent Cambridge marker’s reports, that some form of explanation in full sentences are also required, even for the calculation type questions. While your mathematical / mental calculation skills might be good, it may be wise to reinforce your qualitative skills in explaining your workings. :celebrate:

3) If you have a lack of time in practicing of structured questions, and are choosing to practice between Paper 2 and Paper 3, you can choose Paper 2, as it has Data Analysis and Planning type questions which Paper 3 does not have. Paper 3 essentially are just longer questions of Paper 2. :goodpost:

4) If you don’t already know, the MCQ and structured questions are arranged in the order pretty much according to the syllabus that is downloadable from the SEAB website. When you look at the question, the thought process should be as follows:
a. What is the chapter of this question?
b. Which sub-topic is involved in the question?
c. What are the formula and concepts of the sub-topic applicable to this question?
d. Which values / concepts do I use to make my substitution / explanation? :grphug:

5) Nothing beats a good night rest the day before the examinations. Clear your mind of messy and incoherent thoughts. Enter the examination hall, knowing that you have given your best for the revision process, and feel confident about it.

All the best for the upcoming Exams!
Warm regards,

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Predictions for Singapore Cambridge A-Level Physics Paper 3

Postby TuitionPhysics.com » Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:42 am

:rahrah: A Level Physics Paper 2 was just over! Hope that you guys found the paper manageable. Paper seemed generally doable for most students. :boogie:

Topics tested included Measurements, Kinematics, Forces, Dynamics, E-field, Nuclear, Alternating Current, EMI and Oscillations. Almost all the questions/concepts were reinforced during our recent Physics Tuition classes and intensive revision sessions : ) :celebrate:

For potential topics to be tested in Paper 3, do check out: http://www.tuitionphysics.com :goodpost:

All the best and prepare well!
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