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 [...]

War Horse: Knowledge Organiser

War Horse: Knowledge Organiser

A War Horse Knowledge Organiser, based on Michael Morpurgo's novella, including key vocabulary available for download. Making our British curriculum more accessible for EAL and ESL students by embedding key vocabulary and knowledge into the curriculum planning to support their language acquisition. The Knowledge Organiser is structured into three key areas: context, content and concepts. [...]

Frankenstein & Never Let Me Go Comparison

Frankenstein, a gothic fiction written between the Romantic era and the Enlightenment era by Mary Shelley in 1817.  Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go, a subverted dystopian novel published in 2005, is set in an alternate England in the late 1990s. The natural world is highly valued by both Ishiguro and Shelley, as they both [...]

William Blake: ‘The Sick Rose’ Experience

William Blake: ‘The Sick Rose’ Experience

A compendium of useful links, exemplar material, resources and home or distance learning for A-level Romantic Poetry: How is Nature presented in Romantic Poetry?

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 [...]

Frankenstein: Key Quotations by Theme

Frankenstein: Key Quotations by Theme

Nature and Settings “these sublime and magnificent scenes afforded” “the thunder burst with frightful loudness from various quarters”, “I never beheld anything so utterly destroyed” Ch.2 “my eyes were insensible to the charms of nature”, “I did not watch the blossom or the expanding leaves” Ch.4 “a divine spring; and the season contributed greatly to [...]