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Writing a Good Essay

Writing a Good Essay Many of my students find writing an essay a daunting task. Getting to grips...
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How your parents can help you out!

Ok, let's be honest, when your little darlings are going through their GCSE exams, things can...
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"Before you were mine", by Carol Ann Duffy

BEFORE YOU WERE MINE by Carol Ann Duffy I think this is a very moving poem. A daughter...
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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...

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  • 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...
  • A Template for successful GCSE creative writing Editor's Pick

    Deborah Snow GCSE English Tutor (Slough) Picture I was a naughty pupil – I saw school as a social event and failed Maths – I sat with my best friend, an Indian boy called Poran, who is still my precious friend now; but that is another story, and we just had enormous fun every lesson. Poor Maths teacher! Anyhow, the end result was I had to...

 

  • Revise Your Revision Strategy for New 9-1 English

    Jessica Shillingford GCSE English Tutor (West London) Picture “If we don’t teach students how to revise, then it’s an equal opportunities issue: those from supportive backgrounds will do better than those who have to fend for themselves” - Geoff Barton The new English GCSE exams are assessed by exam only. That means pupils need to show two years of...
  • How to Maintain Concentration and Avoid Overload

    Deirdre Lambert GCSE English Tutor (Leeds) Picture This technique enables you to maintain concentration during long lectures full of new information; or for lengthy study periods when your feel your brain has reached over load; or when writing an essay and you feel you have run dry. It’s called Expanded Awareness, because that’s basically...
  • 10 Top Tips for Studying English Successfully

    Helen Lewis GCSE English Tutor (Bristol) Picture Get started. If you can get yourself to sit down at your desk and make a start, you’re doing well. It is easy to procrastinate and never quite get going, so start small with something you find pleasurable and not too difficult. Just do something so that you feel that you’ve begun. The sooner...