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PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:41 pm 
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Hi, Has anyone used AE publication books for 11+ exam and any review of them? Does AE tuition use these books or separate material in their tuition classes?


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 Post subject: Re: AE publication books
PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:27 pm 
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We tried one for self tutoring and found that it had some strange questions that seemed to have been written by a non-English speaker. The grammar was peculiar, and there was a comprehension about rivers in India that read very strangely. They also had some synonym examples that didn’t seem very precise. We stopped using it as I didn’t think it was useful.


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 Post subject: Re: AE publication books
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We only used AE multiple choice maths test paper 9-12 and find it was time consuming and hardest paper. My son did them one time and score 92,94% and had similar % in real Qeb.


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 Post subject: Re: AE publication books
PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:17 am 
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Qeb2019 wrote:
We only used AE multiple choice maths test paper 9-12 and find it was time consuming and hardest paper. My son did them one time and score 92,94% and had similar % in real Qeb.


I hate to burst your bubble here, but did you somehow obtain your DS's raw marks for the QE exam? Without them, you cannot possibly say what '%' he scored. The score you are given (?260) is a standardised score, demonstrating how a candidate did in comparison with the others who sat the test (or against a pre-calculated national cohort, depending on how the exam board calculates scores), but in terms of ranked position. It shows that he probably came in the top c.2.5% of candidates sitting the exam - so obviously a high ranking - but it does not say what the raw score was that put him in that position, I'm afraid.

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