Before the examination, ensure that you have read the text several times and are confident in your knowledge of the ideas and debates that it raises.
Northanger Abbey: AS & A2
Read the question several times very carefully, and underline key words to ensure that you are aware of all that is required in your response.
List the main points you will make using key words, and cross each point off as you include it in your answer
Keep a close watch on the time and never allow yourself to continue writing beyond the time allocated for a question.
Quickly scan your answer: you may find that you can correct a spelling or add an extra point to your argument.