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Narrative Writing for GCSE English

Approaching the narrative writing question for GCSE English Language Write the opening part of...

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So You Need To Pass IELTS?

Until you need an IELTS score, you've probably never heard of it. And it seems to have a...
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Differences Between Spoken & Written English

   What are the main differences between spoken English and written English? Are they the...
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The Tutor’s role in SATs

SATs are a hot topic of political debate and media speculation at the moment. Everyone has an...

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  • Can a Machine Know?

    A-level English Tutor (Manchester) Picture To know something it is necessary to have in mind that which pertains to it or is relevant to that particular thing. Of course, the other ways of knowing like reason, emotion and language are also present. The question “Can a machine know?” has attracted the attention of philosophers and others...
  • The Best Guides for Studying English

    English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (South East London) Picture Whilst teaching EFL in China for several years these two books were permanently in my ‘teaching bag’! Hope they help you... Raymond Murphy's English Grammar in Use (click here to see it on This guide is fantastic for leading you through the grammatical minefield. Filled with...
  • Writing a Good Essay

    A-level English Tutor (Cambridge) Picture At GCSE level, English is all about understanding the texts and writing clear answers. At A level, though, the requirements are somewhat higher. You'll be expected to write long, structured essays explaining your argument, referring to the text with relevant quotations, and sometimes you'll even...


  • How to Wow your Examiner

    A-level English Tutor (Manchester) Picture So you have a coursework deadline or an exam looming. Don't panic! Although this is easier said than done, as soon as you put the piece of work into perspective, you can begin to tackle the issues surrouding it. Here are some tips: 1) It is normal to be nervous. Particularly if this is your...
  • What all English Students Should Be Reading

    A-level English Tutor (Nottingham) Picture It is important to have a thorough knowledge of your main/recommended text, be it a classical novel or the recommended English textbook. For English Literature students, it is essential to memorise at least three key quotes from each text which cover various themes in the text. For English...
  • Importance of Skills

    Key Stage 3 English Tutor (Leeds) Picture Hi young friends! It is quite obvious that everybody has different learning abilities. Some do very well in exams with a few hours of study while others work for longer hours and still manage to achieve only average marks. The secret of scoring well in exams lies in the simple word "skills"....