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Edexcel IGCSE English Language A (9-1)

Richard Gent | Tuesday May 03, 2016

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL iGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , IGCSE English Language Edexcel A, IGCSE English Language Edexcel B, Overviews

Edusites resources for the Edexcel IGCSE English Language A (9-1) are intended to compliment the Edexcel resources available from the Edexcel website. To help teach this specifications and for your students to make measurable progress Edusites has engaged some of the best writers and English experts to both write and moderate these materials ensuring that what we bring to you has a carefully constructed for your classroom practice.

Below are links to the three main resources, please be aware that despite the little links these resources are thoughtful and comprehensive and enable you to develop schemes of learning around them.

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Please use the link below for Edexcel IGCSE English Language A Specific Resources

Paper 1: Non-fiction Texts and Transactional Writing

Section A: Reading

  • Section A Reading Extracts and Mark Schemes

Section B: Transactional Writing

  • Section B Transactional Writing Exam Extracts and Mark Schemes

Paper 2: Poetry and Prose Texts and Imaginative Writing

Section A: Reading

  • Paper 2 Section A Reading Extracts and Mark Schemes

Section B: Imaginative Writing

  • Section B Imaginative Writing Extracts and Mark Schemes

Unseen Fiction Anthology

Students should read a variety of high-quality, challenging non-fiction texts, in preparation to respond to unseen non-fiction texts in the examination. They should be able to read substantial pieces of writing, including whole and extended texts that make significant demands in terms of content, structure and the quality of the language. Throughout the qualification, students should develop the skills of interpretation and analysis.

  • Text types studied should include a range of non-fiction forms, such as journalism (for example articles and reviews), speeches, journals and reference book extracts.
  • Text types should also include literary non-fiction texts, such as selections from autobiography, letters, obituaries and travel writing. These lists are not exhaustive.
  • Texts that are essentially transient, such as instant news feeds and advertisements, will not form part of the assessment.

The Pearson Edexcel International GCSE English Anthology is a resource that supports teachers by providing examples of different types of non-fiction text. Students are encouraged to read beyond the anthology to support their learning. This resource is designed to assist you to support that learning.

  • Edexcel IGCSE English Language A (9-1) | Unseen Poetry Anthology

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