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GCSE English

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Writing An Analytical English Essay

Writing a good essay is like following a recipe; use it as a guide and throw in a bit of...
A-level English

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The Literature of Depression

The literature of depression has a long and distinguished pedigree. While we will never really...
Key Stage 1 English

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Don't say I'm on the bottom table.

I strongly believe that labelling children with any words that indicate low ability can have a...
A-level English

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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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  • How To Learn Phrasal Verbs Using Context Exercise

    Ritsya Mathews English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (Kingston upon Thames) Picture "The first line of the Moscow Metro opened on 15 May 1935. Sometimes called ‘the people’s underground palace’, it has made it through the last eighty years relatively untouched by the passing of time. During rush hour on a normal weekday, it carries as many as 9 million passengers and has almost...
  • Why Is It Important To Study English? Editor's Pick

    James Powers GCSE English Tutor (Sunderland) Picture Since becoming a teacher seven years ago the biggest obstacle I have found I have had to overcome with most students is context. Not simply the context of a particular novel or poem but the context in which they live. I find that children born in the last 15 or so years have grown up in such a...
  • GSCE English Language and Literature Tips

    Insight Tuition GCSE English Tutor (Hemel Hempstead) Picture This year was an arduous but exciting year for GCSE English students as it was the first time for a long time that the final exams were worth 100% of the total marks. This year I really got to empathise with the challenges that students faced, so I am going to share some top tips to help you...

 

  • Motivation With Online Language Learning

    Howard Coan English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher (Sutton) Picture It has already been accepted by many that first and second language acquisition are different. In terms of motivation, although it is accepted that all learners are different; it is very interesting to look at differences in levels – that is peaks and troughs as a student learns a language. As...
  • a tribute to James McMullan

    Nicholas Christiaan Key Stage 2 English Tutor (Dorchester) Picture I can’t pretend I knew James very well. He had contacted me through the Tutor Pages last month.   We’d been texting, emailing and speaking over the phone for the last month – every few days or so. He’d text cheerfully: ‘morning sir! are you available for a chat?’ and then we’d...
  • Comprehension In English

    Padma Key Stage 2 English Tutor (Manchester) Picture In my four years of experience I found that many children struggling in English comprehension. Comprehension is a fiction or non-fiction story given for the children to read and are expected to answer some questions based on the comprehension. The easy way to do comprehension is lots of...