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 Lingthusiasm A podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics by Gretchen McCulloch and Lauren Gawne. A lively, deep, language-y conversation with real linguists! [...]

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 Passage to Africa

A Passage to Africa

A Passage to Africa - Annotated Extract https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9v74ZVfTjs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ThciKENA2M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mtv4kvYNSI

Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan

Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan

Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan - Annotated Extract  Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan - Analysis Breakdown https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IEOFWz8360&t=3s

Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan Analysis Breakdown

Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan 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. Genre: Well-researched, informative, travel writing piece. Retrospective but written in present tense for immediacy. [...]