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Important exams
« on: May 01, 2009, 08:20:22 AM »
Next two weeks I'm taking my exams after graduating High School. What and where I'll study at University depends on their results.

Please pray for me receiving good marks :)

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Re: Important exams
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2009, 08:22:42 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2009, 09:19:31 AM »
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Re: Important exams
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2009, 09:24:38 AM »
Lord have mercy on Your servant Mike and on all the students taking high-stakes exams in this season.
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« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2009, 09:29:58 AM »
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« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2009, 10:23:48 AM »
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« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2009, 10:33:17 AM »
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« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2009, 03:03:37 PM »
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« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2009, 03:55:51 AM »
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« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2009, 10:09:26 AM »
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« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2009, 03:44:18 PM »
Господе Помилуј! И Благослови...Амин
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Re: Important exams
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2009, 10:08:30 AM »
Thank you for the prayers you've already made but keep going.

One exam taken, 5 more left :)

plan for tommorrow: written English!
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Re: Important exams
« Reply #15 on: May 11, 2009, 02:51:12 PM »
On Wednesday and Thursday I'm taking Maths and Physics - most important for me. BTW I'll can post the English test so that you can realise what an average highschooler in Poland has to know 'bout your language:

part 1
part 2
recording transcriptions(I couldn't find the recordings)

I think it was rather easy. The directions are in Polish but I think you won't need them.
If someone got interested in - ask me.
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Re: Important exams
« Reply #16 on: June 29, 2009, 06:36:34 PM »
It looks like your prayers have helped me a lot. Here go my results:

- Written Polish (basic): 60%
- Oral Polish: 100%
- Written Belarusian (extended): 100%
- Oral Belarusian: 100%
- Written English (extended): 96%
- Oral English (basic): 95%
- Maths (extended): 92%
- Physics (extended): 88%

Thanks y'all!
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« Reply #17 on: June 29, 2009, 07:50:52 PM »
Gospode Pomiluji,,,Amin... I Blagoslovi Gospode..
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« Reply #18 on: June 30, 2009, 09:24:11 AM »
What great results! The Lord be with you in your studies.
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« Reply #19 on: June 30, 2009, 09:29:15 AM »
- Written Polish (basic): 60%
- Oral Polish: 100%
I'm not surprised. Having been to Poland, I've seen the number of words spelled without vowels, the l that is pronounced like a w, and a y that's pronounced like an a. No wonder it's hard to write.

Congratulations on your results!
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« Reply #20 on: June 30, 2009, 12:20:45 PM »
Congratulations!  Glory to God.  :)
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« Reply #21 on: June 30, 2009, 01:45:14 PM »
Congrats!
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« Reply #22 on: June 30, 2009, 01:48:17 PM »
Glory to God! Many Years, Mike!
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« Reply #23 on: June 30, 2009, 06:04:11 PM »
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« Reply #24 on: June 30, 2009, 06:11:21 PM »
I'm not surprised. Having been to Poland, I've seen the number of words spelled without vowels, the l that is pronounced like a w, and a y that's pronounced like an a. No wonder it's hard to write.

Congratulations on your results!

Actually it was not because of spelling  but because of my weak knowledge about books and no skill in interpreting the writer's thoughts.

Luckily I don't need Polish to apply for the studies I want to go.
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« Reply #25 on: June 30, 2009, 06:14:03 PM »
Actually it was not because of spelling  but because of my weak knowledge about books and no skill in interpreting the writer's thoughts.

Luckily I don't need Polish to apply for the studies I want to go.

It is universal.  You should see average English marks around here. :-P
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« Reply #26 on: July 01, 2009, 11:46:11 AM »
I'm not surprised. Having been to Poland, I've seen the number of words spelled without vowels, the l that is pronounced like a w, and a y that's pronounced like an a. No wonder it's hard to write.

Congratulations on your results!

Actually it was not because of spelling  but because of my weak knowledge about books and no skill in interpreting the writer's thoughts.

Luckily I don't need Polish to apply for the studies I want to go.
I see. So it's not the Polish language but Polish literature and writing skills. Our English classes are similar here.
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« Reply #27 on: July 01, 2009, 02:04:02 PM »
It is combined. There are some elements of language, but as I was taking the basic Polish course, we didn't have much of it. We only weren't allowed to make spelling errors :)

On the other hand on extended course phonetics and other strange things are taught.
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