A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 A Level English qualifications. Endorsed for the AQA A/AS Level English Language and Literature specification for first teaching from 2015, this print Student Book offers stretch opportunities for the more able and additional scaffolding for those who need it. Providing full coverage of the specification, the unique three-part structure bridges the gap between GCSE and A Level and develops students' understanding of descriptive linguistics and literary and non-literary stylistics, together with support for the revised coursework component and new textual intervention task. An enhanced digital edition and free Teacher's Resource are also available.
A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 A Level English qualifications. Created specifically for the AQA A/AS Level English Literature A specification for first teaching from 2015, this print Student Book is suitable for all abilities, providing stretch opportunities for the more able and additional scaffolding for those who need it. Helping bridge the gap between GCSE and A Level, the unique three-part structure focuses on texts within a particular time period and supports students in interpreting texts and reflecting on how writers make meaning. An enhanced digital version and free Teacher's Resource are also available.
Includes material that covers the AQA English literature and English language specification B syllabuses. Offering exam and coursework tips, this title focuses on assessment objectives to help students learn how to achieve maximum results.
A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 A Level English qualifications. Endorsed for the AQA A/AS Level English Literature B specifications for first teaching from 2015, this print Student Book is suitable for all abilities, providing stretch opportunities for the more able and additional scaffolding for those who need it. Helping bridge the gap between GCSE and A Level, the unique three-part structure focuses on texts within a particular time period and supports students in interpreting texts and reflecting on how writers make meaning. An enhanced digital version and free Teacher's Resource are also available.
A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 A Level English qualifications. Endorsed for the AQA A/AS Level English Language specifications for first teaching from 2015, this print Student Book is suitable for all abilities, providing stretch opportunities for the more able and additional scaffolding for those who need it. Helping bridge the gap between GCSE and A Level, the unique three-part structure provides essential knowledge and allows students to develop their skills through a deeper study of key topics, whilst encouraging independent learning. An enhanced digital version and free Teacher's Resource are also available.
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This critical study guide is designed to support a student's understanding of the AQA's AS and A Level English Language and Literature Paris Anthology. Elements such as mode, purpose and audience are clearly identified, and the use of language, literary and linguistic techniques, as well as tone and narrative voice, are all suitably analysed within each summary. The guide also includes appropriate exam information, suggests relevant approaches and contains a suitable timeline for Paris. A comprehensive glossary at the end gives the reader a clear appreciation of the key terms required at this level.
Approved by AQA, this stimulating series provides a range of current and topical examples of language use, integrating literary and linguistic skills through the analysis of a rnage of texts. Our online resources delivered via Kerboodle, provide additional support to those students studying A Level English Language and Literature.
Updated to match the 2008 changes to A-levels, a revised edition of this practical guide to A-level English Language and Literature for the new AQA A GCE specification. Includes separate sections for AS and A2 examinations as well as a section to help students prepare for assessment. Contains clear, separate study units. Affordable single text covers generic study skills.
Exam Board: AQALevel & Subject: GCSE English LanguageFirst teaching: September 2015First exams: June 2017 Help your students succeed in AQA GCSE (9-1) English Language, with resources to develop and practise the skills they need for every question in the Paper 1 and Paper 2 exams. * Help students build and apply the key skills for each question with a carefully designed learning sequence, a step-by-step process for responding and plenty of opportunities to practise the question in focus.* Assess progress and build confidence for the final exams with half-term progress tests, end-of-term mock exams and two further practice papers for revision.* Show students how to improve their work, with annotated sample responses to exemplify Grade 5 achievement.* Save time searching for texts with a fantastic selection of fiction and non-fiction extracts from the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries.*Trusted support from Jo Heathcote, a GCSE English Language assessment expert and an experienced teacher of GCSE and A-level.
The Guide has been written primarily for students of GCSE English Literature as specified by AQA in the post-2015 syllabus (8702). It addresses the requirement to study one cluster of poems taken from the AQA poetry anthology: Past and Present and the requirement to analyse and compare Unseen Poetry. The Guide covers all the poems in both the "Love and Relationships" and the "Power and Conflict" clusters in the Anthology.The poems are explored individually, and links and connections between them are drawn as appropriate. The format of each exploration is similar:* An explanation of key features of the poem that require contextual knowledge or illustration and the relationship between the text and its context. * A summary of the key themes of the poems, with a note on possible connections and links to other poems in the cluster* A brief summary of the metric form, rhyme scheme or other structural features* A "walk-through" (or explication) of the poem, ensuring that what is happening in the poem is understood, how the rhythm and rhyme contribute to meaning, an explanation of the meaning of words which may be unfamiliar, an exploration of language and imagery and a comment on main themes.
Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise the AQA A Poetry Anthology throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of the AQA A Poetry Anthology as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners - Develops understanding of characterisation, themes, form, structure and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their coursework and exam responses - Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions and tasks that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text - Extends learning and prepares students for higher-level study by introducing critical viewpoints, comparative references to other literary works and suggestions for independent research - Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, sample student answers and examiner insights - Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay
The Core Student Book provides a firm foundation of skills and knowledge for students working between Grade 2 and Grade 6. It could also be used by those targeting the highest grades to build skills in Year 9. Teach AQA's GCSEs in English Literature and English Language as one coherent course, with Student Books structured by Assessment Objective to show the links between the two qualifications. Offer your students the right level of challenge. The Core Student Book introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and skills required for both GCSEs, before showing students how to combine and apply them to English Language and English Literature tasks. The Advanced Student Book revisits the Assessment Objectives at a higher level to ensure your most able students reach their full potential. Help all students make good progress. Each chapter moves from teaching the underlying skills and concepts to applying them in synoptic contexts, building writing stamina and independence. Regular "Check your progress" features allow students to gauge their progress throughout the chapter, while end-of-chapter "Apply your skills" tasks and annotated responses will help students understand how to improve. Dip in to support your own schemes of work. The clear page navigation and chapter structure will allow you to easily find skills-building lessons or sequences of lessons to guide your own teaching and planning. Save time on updating your English Language resources with our comprehensive selection of passages from 19th, 20th, and 21st-century literature and literary non-fiction, perfect for building students' confidence in tackling unseen texts. Engage all learners with a rich and exciting approach to English Literature that takes students step-by-step through the fundamentals of how to analyse, interpret, and write critically about literature.
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Each book in this established series contains the full and complete text, and is designed to motivate and encourage students who may be writing on these challenging writers for the first time. It contains useful notes to add depth and knowledge to students' understanding, comments to explain literacy and historical allusions, tasks to help students explore themes and issues, and suggestions for further reading.
Exam board: AQA A Level: A-level Subject: English First teaching: September 2015 First exams: Summer 2016 (AS); Summer 2017 (A-level) Check, reinforce and improve critical skills and textual understanding to give students the best chance of success in their AS/A-level English Literature exams. Containing over 150 ready-made activities for the AQA A Anthology: Love Poetry Through the Ages - with comprehensive answers provided online - this write-in Workbook: - Actively develops knowledge and skills as students practise questions that cover plot and structure, themes, characterisation, form and language, contexts and critical approaches - Ensures that every student achieves real progress with activities that gradually build in difficulty, plus additional 'Challenge yourself' tasks to target the top grades - Helps students make the transition from GCSE to AS/A-level, with guidance from experienced examiners and teachers on higher-level skills, such as analysing structure and using literary terminology - Focuses on exam skills with a separate section that includes practice essay questions and advice on: question types; essay planning; writing about extracts and whole texts; using evidence and context - Encourages independent learning as students use their Workbook at home or in class, throughout the course or for revision and exam preparation
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