As you know, this semester you will soon receive a homework exercise in the form of documents to comment upon. This is close to the exercise you will have in the CAPES. We have time to work up to the exam: forthe moment you should be reading the UK and US press once a week, and a good history book. If you don't know anything about history and politics, you will obviously not get a decent mark.
To prepare for this semester's homework assignment, I would like you to look very carefully indeed at the assignment I gave the MEEF people last year, and the comments I made about their mistakes and difficulties. You will find all this here: