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A GCSE Guide to Argumentative Writing Skills: Introducing an Essay »

Beverly Abrahams | Thursday June 26, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE Generic Skills, Edexcel GCSE Skills Resources, EDEXCEL iGCSE, EDEXCEL iGCSE English Language, Paper 2 Reading and Writing, Edexcel iGCSE Generic Skills , Edexcel iGCSE Skills Resources, OCR GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, Hot Entries, Writing, Creative Writing, AQA English Language , Unit 3 Understanding Texts and Creative Writing, AQA GCSE Generic Skills, AQA GCSE Skills Resources, Edexcel English, Edexcel Unit 3 Creative Responses, OCR GCSE English, OCR GCSE Generic Skills, OCR GCSE Skills Resources, WJEC GCSE English Language, WJEC GCSE Generic Skills, WJEC GCSE Skills Resources, English 0522, Cambridge iGCSE English

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Introducing an Essay

  • This guide has been written with the CIE English Unit 0522 in mind, but it could be equally useful to introduce and practice argumentative writing skills for WJEC, OCR, AQA and Edexcel GCSE and iGCSE.

Where do we start? We all realise the importance of an introduction to an essay. Besides being important because of its content (i.e. ‘what’ it says), it is also important in that it sets the tone for the rest of the essay (i.e. ‘how’ it says it). Therefore, how the introduction is...

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GCSE English Language Spoken Language Study Scheme of Work »

Beth Kemp | Thursday September 05, 2013

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, Hot Entries, Speaking & Listening, Individual, Group, Drama-Focused, Spoken English, GCSE Spoken English, AQA English Language , Unit 3 Understanding Texts and Creative Writing, WJEC GCSE English Language, Unit 4 Spoken Language

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Spoken Language Study at GCSE

Some advice from an A Level English Language specialist

Firstly, don’t worry! What students are being asked to do at this level isn’t linguistically ‘heavy’ and will not require a lot of new terminology in order for them to do it very well indeed; in fact, many of us who were comfortable with the linguistics from our teaching of A level initially went overboard on concepts and terminology, producing students who, intoxicated by their new and exciting linguistics language,...

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A GCSE Student Guide to Reading Non-Fiction and Media Texts »

Steve Campsall | Monday October 08, 2012

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, EDEXCEL GCSE, OCR GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, Hot Entries, Media & Non-Fiction, Media & Non-Fiction Activities, AQA English, Unit 1 Non Fiction Texts, AQA English Language , Unit 1 Texts: Non Fiction, Edexcel English, Edexcel Unit 1 English Today, Edexcel English Language, Unit 1 English Today, OCR GCSE English Language, Unit A680, OCR GCSE English, Unit A680 Information and Ideas, WJEC GCSE English, Unit 1 English in the Daily World (Reading), WJEC GCSE English Language, Unit 1 Studying Written Language

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As part of your GCSE English exam, you’ll be asked to analyse and discuss aspects of the non-fiction and media text ‘genre’.

Genre

The word ‘genre’ suggests that a text type is easily identifiable by readers as belonging to a particular kind or type; in effect, we all ‘stereotype’ texts just as we do people but the effect is called ‘genre’ rather than stereotyping! Texts that clearly ‘fit’ a particular genre are called ‘generic texts’ and we recognise them because they show particular ‘genre conventions’ in...

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GCSE English: ‘Spoken English’ Scheme of Work & Associated Resources »

Aimee Williams | Tuesday December 07, 2010

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Language , Unit 3 Understanding Texts and Creative Writing, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, Edexcel English Language, Unit 3 Spoken Language, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, OCR GCSE English Language, Unit A650, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, WJEC GCSE English Language, Unit 4 Spoken Language, Hot Entries, Language and Linguistic Analysis, Spoken English, GCSE Spoken English

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A very useful zipped set of files from Aimee Williams including a Scheme of Work and Associated Resources for the new GCSE English “Spoken English” Unit. Although written for AQA, these will be fully transferable across other boards as this is a new universal GCSE English requirement.

Week 1 - Scheme & Resources

Week_1_Scheme.doc
Annotation_of_Txt_Message.pptx
Annotation_of_Txt_Message.ppt
Features.docx
Features.doc
Spoken_vs_Written_Cards.docx
Spoken_vs_Written_Cards.doc
Spoken_Vs_Written.docx
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