Christmas Revision Topics

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Junior Certificate

The following areas relating to the Junior Certificate Papers will be covered during the Christmas Revision Course at Leinster Senior College, Newbridge

English

  • Writing Skills
  • Critical Appreciation
  • Features of Style
  • Poetry
  • Functional Writing
  • Formal and informal letters
  • Speeches & Talks

Gaeilge

  • Scéal / Áiste / Eachtra
  • Notes on Scéal (story) / Áiste (essay) / Eachtra (events). Exam questions and answers.
  • Aural
  • Notes on Vocabulary
  • Prose 
  • Exam questions and answers
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Possessive adjective / genitive case / verbs

Science:

  • Breathing System
  • Photosynthesis
  • Respiration
  • Urinary System
  • The Periodic Table
  • The Atom
  • Bonding
  • Metals

Leaving Certificate:

The following areas relating to the Leaving Certificate will be covered during the Christmas Revision Course at Leinster Senior College.

LC English

Paper 1

Question 1.

  • Reading Comprehending A & B
  • Marking Schemes
  • Language genres and features
  • Format and rules for Question B.
  • Sample answers for Reading A & B.

Paper 2

Othello:

  • Plot Summary
  • Characterisation
  • Themes
  • Dramatic Techniques
  • Answering Techniques as per marking scheme

LC Irish Higher level

  • An Scrúdú Cainte – Straithphictiúir. Comhrá, gramadach, dáileadh na marcanna, cleachtadh
  • Gramadach:
  • Na briathra (rialta & neamhrialta)
  • Aimsirí Chaite, láithreach, fháistineach, Modh Coinníollach, Aimsir ghnathchaite: staidear agus deachtadh.
  • An briathar soar: staidear agus deachtadh
  • Céimeanna na haidiachtaí
  • Na tuisil (gramadach an ainmfhocail)
  • Téarmaí Riachtanacha
  • Cleachtadh ar Q6 (a) I gCeist 1, Páipéar 2, Léamhthuiscint
  • Páipéar 1 (i) Cluastuiscint – nótaí & cleachtadh

(ii) An Cheapadóireacht – nótaí ar aistí díospóireachtaí & freagraí samplacha 500 -600 focail ar fhaid.

  • Páipéar 2 – Notaí ar gach ceist ar an bpáipéar Q1, Q2, Q3 & Q4. Freagraí samplacha ar fhilíocht, ar phrós agus ar Q4 A Thig Na Tit Orm (an dírbheathaisnéis).

LC German 

  • Grammar Revision
  • Revision of written topics and revision of Key Themes.

LC French

  • Grammar Revision
  • Guidelines for written pieces and reading comprehensions.
  • Diary Entry

LC Physics 

  • Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Simple harmonic motion
  • Heat and Heat Transfer

LC Chemistry

  • Section A
  • Question1. 8 Titrations
  • Question2. 6 Organic Practicals
  • Section B
  • Question6. Thermochemistry and hydrocarbons
  • Question10. Oxidation/Reduction and electrolysis
  • Question11.Gas laws
  • LC Biology 

      Unit 1:
      • Scientific Method
      • Characteristics of Living Things
      • Food and Biomolecules
      • Unit 2:

      • Cell structure
      • Cell Cycle
      • Cell Diversity
      • Diffusion / Osmosis
      • Enzymes & Energy Carriers
      • Photosynthesis
      • Respiration

      LC Business 

      • Short Questions
      • People in Business – Question 1
      • Enterprise  / Managing – Question 4

      LC Accounting 

      • Correction of errors
      • Interpretation of accounts
      • Marginal Costing

      LC Economics 

      Micro Economics

      • Demand / Supply
      • Elasticity
      • Costs of Production
      • Market Structure

      LC Maths (Ordinary Level)

      • Algebra
      • Complex Numbers
      • Patterns
      • Arithmetic
      • The Line

      LC Maths (Higher Level)

      • Algebra (Factorization, graphing, long division, logs, and indices, simultaneous equations )
      • The Line (Use of formulas from log tables, parallelograms, tan A, perpendicular distance, slope)
      • The Circle and Coordinate Geometry (Use of the formula from log tables, combination of The Line and the circle, Tangents, Normals, simultaneous equations
      • Log tables will be required for these notes.
      • Extra paper will be required for certain sections of these notes. Please use square grid paper.
      • A ruler will be required for these notes.

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