A-Level English Language: Individual Variation Accent & Dialect Wider Reading

A-Level English Language: Individual Variation Accent & Dialect Wider Reading

Texts you may be interested in to explore further the concepts we are covering in class. Useful for stretching and challenging your understanding to a deeper level. Beal, J. C. (2010). An Introduction to Regional Englishes: Dialect Variation in England. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Hughes, A., Trudgill, P. & Watt, D. (2012). English Accents and Dialects: An [...]

An Unknown Girl

An Unknown Girl

A fully annotated copy of the poem 'An Unknown Girl' by Moniza Alvi to support the teaching of Edexcel IGCSE English Language Poetry & Prose Anthology. This can also be used to guide the teaching of this prose text as a coursework element. 'An Unknown Girl' by Moniza Alvi Fully Annotated PDFA fully annotated copy [...]

EXPLORERS OF BOYS MESSING ABOUT?: Analysis Breakdown

EXPLORERS OF BOYS MESSING ABOUT?: Analysis Breakdown

A breakdown of the non-fiction text from the Edexcel English Language Non-Fiction Anthology, 'Explorers or Boys Messing About? Either Way, the Taxpayer gets the Bill' . Exploring GAPS, title analysis and exemplar written analysis on the major techniques, purpose and tone throughout. Useful for supporting student revision and embedding sound understanding of linguistic features within [...]

A-level English Language Podcasts

A-level English Language Podcasts

A compendium of useful podcasts to stretch your understanding, explore new aspects of A-level Language beyond our curriculum, revise some of our key concepts and to see them in use. The World in Words Series exploring the world of words and the ways in which we use them hosted by Patrick Cox. Lingthusiasm A podcast [...]

Transactional Writing: Survival Stories

Transactional Writing: Survival Stories

Preparation for Section B Transactional Writing which is thematically linked to the Section A topics and Non-Fiction extracts. Edexcel Non-Fiction Texts linked to survival and adventure: Explorers or boys messing about? Either way, taxpayer gets the rescue bill The Explorer’s Daughter Between a Rock and a Hard Place Wilderness Adventures https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VG-WYPtpCQ Arctic Adventures Arctic Survival [...]