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How to Revise for GCSE English

"But Miss, how do I revise for English?" Students often assume that 'revision' equates to...
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The Dreaded Public Speaking For GCSE English

It is totally natural for your heart to beat faster and for your forehead to break out in a cold...
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A Template for successful GCSE creative writing

I was a naughty pupil – I saw school as a social event and failed Maths – I sat with my best...
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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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  • The GCSE English Reading Exam In A Nutshell

    Harry KJ GCSE English Tutor (Ilford) Picture Many students and parents have an impression that GCSE English exam is outrageously hard even for able candidates. The reality is the opposite, and I can assure all of you that this is a very interesting exam and learners enjoy preparing and sitting it, once they fully understand and comprehend...
  • How to Revise for GCSE English Editor's Pick

    Farihah Chantler GCSE English Tutor (East London) Picture "But Miss, how do I revise for English?" Students often assume that 'revision' equates to memorising a list of facts and regurgitating them in a written exam. However, in the world of closed book exams and unseen texts, the new specification of GCSE English demands that students become...
  • GCSE English Literature Revision : The Smart Way

    Edward Mason GCSE English Tutor (Guildford) Picture   "I've got all of those texts and poems to revise. I don't know where to begin." We've all experienced it (well most us mere mortals anyway). There's a sinking feeling and an urge to run away from revision when it all seems too much and somehow impossible. I mean, how on earth do you revise a...

 

  • Teaching The Individual

    Clare Jaap GCSE English Tutor (Brighton) Picture Have you ever read 'Naming of Parts', a poem by Henry Reed (1942)? If, like me, you are a daydreamer, then you will understand precisely what Reed is saying, and I urge you to read it! Some of my happiest times at school were when the sun shone in through the classroom window and I could listen...
  • English Renamed?

    Katharine Thexton GCSE English Tutor (Lancaster) Picture Part One English – it's a word on a timetable. It's what you do in that hour. Just like geography, history, drama? Not exactly. In geography you know what you're likely to be seeing and doing – or trying to. You might find it hard but you know what to do - learn facts, understand concepts, and...
  • Reading As A Way Of Learning For GCSE English

    Madeleine C GCSE English Tutor (Coventry) Picture Teaching 16 year old Agricultural students GCSE English, has been an experience for me. I found all they want to do is be outside, or talk about tractors. Being cooped up in a classroom was torturous for them. And as I knew nothing about farming or tractors, it was apparent for me that I was...