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 [...]

Between a Rock and a Hard Place Analysis Breakdown

Between a Rock and a Hard Place Analysis Breakdown

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 [...]

Explorers of boys messing about? Either way, taxpayer gets rescue bill

Explorers of boys messing about? Either way, taxpayer gets rescue bill

Explorers of boys messing about? Either way, taxpayer gets rescue bill - Annotated Extract https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0YFIz11YH0

A Game of Polo with a Headless Goat

A Game of Polo with a Headless Goat

A Game of Polo with a Headless Goat - Annotated Extract: Game of Polo with a Headless Goat: Notes on the Language and Tone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OcNgvP8_js https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUHQTpANB70&t=2s