• tipsRecognize the key terms used in the essay questions.

–          ‘’Describe’’, ‘’what’’, ‘’Explain’’

Such questions require students to regurgitate their learned knowledge of the economics concepts without any form of analysis. Thus, every point elaborated correspondences to 2 marks

–           ‘’Discuss’’, ‘’How far’ ’Do you support’’, ‘’Do you think’’, ‘’to what extent’’

Such questions require students to use their learned knowledge of the economics concepts to evaluate, comment analytically and form a clear conclusion with reference to the question. Thus, every point elaborated and evaluated correspondences to 3 marks


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