GCSE English Language

Please follow this link to join the English Super Revision Webinar

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/834785949

  

Webinar Focus Date and Time
Language Paper 2 Top Tips Sunday 24th Feb at 7.30pm
Literature Paper 2 Top Tips Tuesday 26th Feb at 7.30pm
Language Paper 1 Top Tips Sunday 12th May at 7.30pm
Literature Paper 1 Top Tips Tuesday 14th May at 7.30 pm
Literature Paper 2 Top Tips Wednesday 22nd May at 7.30pm
Language Paper 1 Top Tips Monday 3rd June at 7.30pm
Language Paper 2 Top Tips Thursday 6th June at 7.30pm

AQA GCSE (9 - 1) English Language (8700)

Exam Board Website

Past Papers

Websites to support revision

GES English Twitter Account

Updated regularly with tips and links for revision

Guardian Opinions

Excellent practice for reading non-fiction texts

English Biz

Practice of different styles of writing

GCSE Pod

GCSEPod

Spark Notes 

Study Guides 

Mr Bruff on You Tube

Videos on texts

 

Wonderful free revision guides and workbooks from Freya Odell:

https://wheninromeeng.wordpress.com/ks4-resources/

 

Revision guides, notes and materials for all texts:

https://ivcgcseenglish.wordpress.com/

 

 

Revision Books

CGP New GCSE English Language AQA Revision Guide for the 9-1 Course ISBN 9781782943693

CGP New GCSE English Language AQA Workbook for the 9-1 ISBN 9781782943709

CGP New GCSE English Language Complete Revision and Practice Grade 9-1 Course AQA ISBN 9781782944140

Exams

Paper 1:  1 hour 45 minutes (50%)

Fiction 

Reading (40 marks)

- One unseen fiction extract

Writing - (40 marks)

- Descriptive or narrative writing

- Writing to present a viewpoint

Paper 2:  1 hour 45 minutes (50%)

Non-Fiction  

Reading (40 marks)

- Two unseen non-fiction texts

Writing - (40 marks)

- Descriptive or narrative writing

- Writing to present a viewpoint

Spoken Language Assessment 

This will be completed in the Spring Term of Year 11.  

 

 

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