The HKDSEs and other exams have arrived, so here are the best survival tips to get you through the most stressful month of the year.
The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority has released a blog post with five frequently asked questions from DSE candidates. Here they are for your to read up on and avoid the awkwardness and possible point deductions from breaking the rules.
Speaking time in the Chinese Language speaking HKDSE should be kept to a minute long.
Still have a tonne of revision to do before exams start? These study techniques will help you get through it.
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Kim Jong-un’s cultural revolution gathers speed in North Korea [February 19, 2019]
1. throwback 2. by studying from other countries and learning from their example 3. (i) T
JUST READ IT Answers: Should Hong Kong say goodbye to phone booths when many of them earn less than HK$1 a day? [February 13, 2019]
1. Because most people in Hong Kong use smartphones 2. Arguments for removing (any two from): obstruction for pedestrians/get in the line of sight of drivers/ take up too much space on pathways.
JUST READ IT Answers: Digital detox: how much electronic clutter can we cleanse from our lives? [January 30, 2019]
1. A 2. peeking 3. (i) False (ii) True (iii) True (iv) Not given 4. challenging
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: In Tajikistan’s Pamir mountains, road trip across the roof of the world [January 29, 2019]
JUST READ IT Answers: Bruce Lee’s Hong Kong mansion to become Chinese studies centre [January 23, 2019]
1. Mandarin and music. 2. It’s the former home of kung fu legend Bruce Lee.
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Japanese cormorant fishermen keep alive tradition that belongs to another age [January 22, 2019]
1. C 2. It is because lights/flames must be used to attract the fish/trout/ayu.