We had a chat with Dan Murphy, a long-time NET teacher who specialises in teaching speaking strategies to senior form students, for some tips on the HKDSE English speaking exam.
Tutors and students say some of the DSE questions this year were very much like those found in the HKALE accounting paper
Teachers and students have said this year’s DSE biology exam was a lot like last year’s, with Paper 1B testing students on their ability to analyse data and to use their experiment-based knowledge.
Also, they had to use geographical perspectives to talk about social current issues.
This year’s DSE history exam is tougher than last year’s, with more tricky questions that test students’ ability to read accurately.
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Students had to combine historical knowledge with answering techniques like comparisons and map-reading skills.
This year’s DSE chemistry exam had a few new question types, with some very difficult questions in Paper Two asking students for in-depth knowledge of chemistry concepts.
Students would not have had any surprises from this year’s DSE maths exam, which was similar to last year’s, students and teachers said.
Teachers and students said that this year’s DSE English Language exam focused on how much candidates cared about social issues.