This series of Study Guides has been developed exclusively with the CXC® to be used as an additional resource by candidates, both in school and for independent study, who are following the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC®) and Caribbean Advance Proficiency Examination (CAPE®) programmes. They provide candidates with extra support to help them maximize their performance in their examinations.
The texts have been prepared by a team with expertise in the CSEC® and CAPE® syllabus, teaching and examination. The contents are designed to support learning by providing the tools to help you achieve your best in the subjects you are studying. The features included make it easier for you to master the key concepts and requirements of the syllabus.
The key terms you need to know, supplemented by a comprehensive glossary.
Up-to-date case studies to give syllabus content a real-life context.
Examples to illustrate learning points.
End of section tests with feedback to help evaluate progress.
Introduction and Objectives setting out the key concepts to be covered in each chapter.
Engaging activities to transfer theory into practice.
Examination Tips with essential advice on succeeding in the assessments.
Accompanying most CSEC® and some CAPE® Study Guides is an interactive CD which includes electronic activities to assist you in developing good examination techniques:
On Your Marks activities provide sample examination-style short answer and essay type questions, with example candidate answers and feedback from an examiner to show where answers could be improved. These activities will build your understanding, skill level and confidence in answering examination questions.
Test Yourself activities are specifically designed to provide experience of multiple-choice examination questions and helpful feedback will refer you to sections inside the study guide so that you can revise problem areas.
This unique combination of focused syllabus content and interactive examination practice will provide you with invaluable support to help you reach your full potential in the subjects you are studying at both CSEC® and CAPE®.