English as a Second Language: Listening Homework study schedule

10ESL Listening and Skills: Homework study schedule   Week 1: Spellings and Definitions practice Listen and answer the following pre-intermediate questions. Screenshot the marks and email them to Ms. Schwartz on completion: https://www.esl-lounge.com/student/listening/2L2-dianas-new-job.php Complete the following exercise on conditionals or ‘If clauses’: https://www.grammarbank.com/support-files/if-wish-clauses-ac.pdf   Week 2: Spellings and Definitions practice Watch and apply key vocabulary... Continue Reading →

Edexcel Non-Fiction: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Important vocabulary for approaching the Edexcel iGCSE Non-Fiction unit. Arabic translations included for English Language Learners     Vocabulary Translation Definition 1 Climax ذروة The point where tension and drama is at its highest in an extract 2 Exposition معرض Detailed description (of a setting) at the beginning of a narrative 3 Memoir مذكرات A... Continue Reading →

Edexcel Anthology Poetry: Indicative Content

Compiled by an excellent colleague of mine, @CMeenaghEng, here is a whopping 42 page collection of indicative content from the old specification given to examiners as far back as 2012. 'Edexcel Poetry Anthology Indicative Content' for examined unit

To Kill a Mockingbird Revision: Indicative Content

Using past papers and their indicative content are an excellent way to prepare for examinations; pre-planning responses which with any luck will come up in the actual exam. Here are three different sets of indicative content from the old spec Edexcel examinations which we have discussed and annotated as a class. These have formed comprehensive... Continue Reading →

Quotation Retention Challenge: Week 1

'To Kill a Mockingbird' A practical way to enhance the memorisation of quotes for closed book examinations involves repetition and continuous revisiting. Students: reading your quotations once or twice before an exam or an assessment will not allow it to embed itself into your long term memory. However repeat this quotation for a week, pull... Continue Reading →

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