Exam technique

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Exam techniques are, unsurprisingly, techniques which help students to pass exams. If students are studying for exams such as the University of Cambridge ESOL exams then a significant amount of class time may be taken up with studying and practising these techniques.

This is presumably desirable if the students' only objective is to obtain a formal qualification; but would seem to be less justified for students whose objective is to learn to use the language effectively.

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