Exemplar paragraph of analysis based on the characterisation of Grendel in Beowulf with a breakdown of Point, Evidence, Technique (or Terminology), Effect and Refer Back. Useful for an introduction to analysis and support for Key Stage 3 students and part of a wider scheme of learning on Beowulf for Year 7. Subscriber Content Download Introduction [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Gender Revision Quizlet A-level English Language: Gender & Language Quizizz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxJ8VNy-Zik Dominance Theory: Dominance Theories in Gender Difference Theory: Deborah Tannen: An Analysis of Gender Styles in Language Interaction The Work Women Do by Pamela Fishman The Gender Similarities Hypothesis by Janet Hyde https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKz39NJYBqc Deficit Theory: In 1922, Otto Jespersen published the very first piece [...]
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A series of posts dedicated to exploring the intricacies of essay writing and how to approach them. Essays require you to do many things simultaneously as you synthesise crucial information in an evaluative and analytical way whilst offering nuance in meaning. It can be complex. Use these guides to help demystify some of these areas and develop your essay writing skills.
Introductions and conclusions can be difficult to write, but they are worth investing time in. They can have a significant influence on a reader’s experience of your paper and they are often the final remarks your examiner will read before making a decision on how well you have met the criteria of the exam or assignment. Just as [...]
Applying graphic organisers such as flow charts to learning: breaking down the components of analysis to make it easier to comprehend and the put into action. Follow each part step-by-step to create effective analytical writing. Inspired by graphic organiser from @XpatEducator
A breakdown of the non-fiction text from the Edexcel English Language Non-Fiction Anthology. Exploring GAPS, title analysis and a paragraph by paragraph coverage of indicative content. Useful for supporting student revision and embedding sound understanding of linguistic features within the text. Subscriber Content Genre: Memoir of a traumatic event Audience: general audience; outdoors enthusiasts; readers [...]
Subscriber Content Weekly vocabulary lists for William Shakespeare's Macbeth providing Tier 2 vocabulary for effective and sophisticated exploration of the text. Arabic translation of key vocabulary included for EAL students and word classes to encourage accurate word usage. Subscribe to get access Read more of this content when you subscribe today. Weekly vocabulary lists for [...]