Doing English GCSE resits?

Here are some revision tips to help you with your GCSE English Language resit. Topics include: Analysing Fiction 8 Learner Guides Fiction text types Setting Themes Characterisation and narrative voice Language and structure Annotating texts Responding to a fiction text Sample exam question and answer 4 Class Clips Analysing non-fiction 6 Learner Guides Non-fiction text…

BBC Author collection

Interested in being an author? Or just interested in how authors write and who they are? Here is a selection  of author archive interviews and readings from across the BBC. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/LNR9vCvV553p5qcZ7L1kD9/author-collection Anne Enright Best known for her novel The Gathering, which won the Man Booker prize in 2007 View Anne Enright   Anne Tyler After two nominations,…

Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

“The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize is the UK’s only literary award for comic writing. Celebrating novels in the spirit of P G Wodehouse, the prize prides itself on discovering true comic gems – from Paul Torday’s Salmon Fishing in the Yemen to Marina Lewycka’s A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian and DBC Pierre’s Vernon…

AS Language: Teaching Creativity #1. The Four Word Story

Issue: Having been marking my AS Students mock exams in the past few days, one glaring gap in their skills has emerged. Although 70% of the first year marks are awarded for creative writing tasks (… Source: AS Language: Teaching Creativity #1. The Four Word Story