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The Poetry Flower - How to Read and Compare Poems

Are you puzzled by poems?  Ticked off with techniques?  Maybe you are also a little bit tired...
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In Search of Originality

In Search of Originality In terms of progressing pupils to improve GCSE Examination standards...
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Why Is It Important To Study English?

Since becoming a teacher seven years ago the biggest obstacle I have found I have had to...
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Rhythm in Poetry - Can you read the metre?

Rhythm in Poetry There are lots of things to look for in a poem: similes and metaphors, images,...

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  • The new GCSE English Language and Literature Spec

    Rachel Fisher GCSE English Tutor (Torquay) Picture The new GCSE English Language and Literature Specification June 2017 – the first series of the new GCSE English Language and Literature exams and although the results in August were in line with previous years’ results - with similar percentages achieving a GCSE ‘4’ to those receiving a...
  • Last-Minute Revision Notes: An Inspector Calls

    Barbara Njau GCSE English Tutor (South East London) Picture Key Characters: Inspector Goole - Inspector Goole claims he was sent from the local police to investigate the suicide of Eva Smith/Daisy Renton. By the end of the play, it is unclear exactly who he is or why he has come.  Arthur Birling - Arthur is the patriarch of the family, and owns a...
  • How Can I Prepare For English At GCSE?

    Anna Wheatley GCSE English Tutor (Redhill) Picture If you are approaching your GCSEs, you may be asking yourself "how do I prepare for English?" Many students find themselves stumped by this question. It's not like Science where there are facts to be learnt. It's not like French or German where vocabulary can be committed to memory. It's not...

 

  • The Benefits of Taking a Break With Hamlet

    Christian T Hill GCSE English Tutor (Leeds) Picture Personally, I know how easy it is to get distracted when it's time to buckle down and start working. Everyone, from early years learners to seasoned academics, procrastinates. It's no secret that we're living in an age of short attention spans, where most of our information is consumed through...
  • Having A Structure For English Success

    Elmina GCSE English Tutor (North West London) Picture I was recently marking some Jekyll and Hyde essays, when I came across a student who left me perplexed. This student knew the novel, understood the context and had insightful analysis throughout their essay. However, their structuring of their answer had let them down. A simple way to ensure...
  • English Language Creative Writing Tips

    Lisa McKnight GCSE English Tutor (Guildford) Picture How to Write Creatively for your GCSE English Language Examination Think about this. Your creative writing piece for your first English Language paper is worth 25% of your GCSE level. The second writing question in the next English Language paper is worth, you guessed it, 25% of the total...