1. It’s a recipe for disaster - e That’s not going to work 2. You can’t pull the wool over my eyes - a You can’t fool me
These five students all took the dreaded IB diploma and lived to tell the tale. Here’s what got them through it.
JUST READ IT Answers: Meet the eight-year-old who has written three books and donates profits to improving education in rural China [April 18, 2018]
1. (i) gingerly (ii) proceeds (iii) author
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: The woman on a mission to expose China's 'harsh and cruel' marriage market [April 17, 2018]
1. C 2. A 3. It implies that Chinese society’s traditional view is that a woman should be educated but not too educated. It is a negative thing in the eyes of society if a woman becomes too smart.
JUST READ IT Answers: 'My parents abandoned me in China. Now I’ve made it to the US and I want to find them' [April 11, 2018]
1. A 2. D 3. Because if she doesn’t start now, then the people who might know where her parents are might die of old age. 4. B
No matter how good your English is, this exam can still trip you up if you don’t know how to properly approach it. Here’s how you can be one step ahead of the examiner.
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Lion dancing: history, traditions and its special place in Hong Kong culture explained [April 10, 2018]
1. A 2. A 3. He expects students to work hard and be passionate about lion dancing. 4. (i) native (ii) mimic (iii) influence
Does the HKDSE liberal studies exam leave you waking up in a cold sweat? You’re not alone. Luckily, the best way to deal with the problem is by being prepared.
The HKDSE Chinese Language exam takes place in less than a week (April 9-10). It can be daunting, we know, but don’t worry; this guide will give you a better idea of what to expect in each of the three papers.
The English speaking exam is almost here, and hopefully you’ve been working on your pronunciation and vocabulary.