- Format:Print/online bundle
- Subject(s):English Language
- Author(s):Imelda Pilgrim, Mike Ferguson, Lindsay McNab, Martin Phillips, Marian Slee, Imelda Pilgrim
- Available from: April 2015
- Notes: Not available for credit card purchase. Please contact Customer Services.
A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 GCSE English Language qualifications.
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This print and enhanced digital bundle is designed for students targeting the higher grades. With progress at its heart, this differentiated resource covers a range of 19th-, 20th- and 21st-century texts with spelling, punctuation and grammar support integrated throughout. The Writing Workshops build writing skills through creative tasks with specific focuses and outcomes. The Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Editions include rich digital content with bespoke video and online assessment and progress tracking. Available online and on tablet devices through the Cambridge Elevate app. Please note the Student Book in this bundle is AQA approved but not the online resources.
Spelling, punctuation and grammar are fully integrated throughout the resource.
Features high-quality 19th-, 20th- and 21st-century texts across a range of genres, specifically selected to help students prepare for challenging unseen texts.
Dedicated support to help students develop the skills necessary to write about an unseen text in timed conditions.
A spoken language section helps students develop their skills as speakers, presenters, listeners and responders.
Assess your progress features within each unit and dedicated reading and writing progress tests draw on learnt skills and introduce students to exam requirements.
Practice tasks, advice for marking linked with mark scheme descriptors, annotated responses and suggestions for revision prepare students for the AQA exams.
Writing Workshops to develop students’ writing skills through creative, narrative, descriptive and discursive writing, while also building communication, organisation and accuracy skills.
Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Editions are fully customisable and interactive, with extensive annotation and bookmarking tools making texts more accessible for students.
‘Assess to Progress’ on Cambridge Elevate provides expert marking support, progress tracking and reporting to save teachers time
Free Cambridge Elevate Teacher’s Resources with each Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Edition allow for easy linking and cross reference, and provide comprehensive planning support with additional opportunities for differentiation and extension.
- How to use this book
- READING: Unit 1. Identify and explain information and ideas
- Unit 2. Examine how writers use language to affect readers
- Unit 3. Understand how writers structure texts to affect readers
- Unit 4. Consider writers' ideas and perspectives
- Unit 5. Test your progress 1
- Unit 6. Compare writers' ideas and perspectives
- Unit 7. Evaluate ideas and techniques
- Unit 8. Synthesise information and ideas
- Unit 9. Explore, infer and interpret meaning
- Unit 10. Develop responses to language and structure
- Unit 11. Analyse and evaluate critically
- Unit 12. Test your progress 2
- Unit 13. Wider reading 1: novel openings
- Unit 14. Wider reading 2: poverty across the centuries
- SPOKEN LANGUAGE: Unit 15. Prepare and give a presentation
- WRITING: Unit 16. Use sentence structures for effect
- Unit 17. Communicate clearly
- Unit 18. Organise information and ideas
- Unit 19. Create tone to influence your readers
- Unit 20. Extend your vocabulary
- Unit 21. Test your progress 3
- Unit 22. Develop effective description
- Unit 23. Structure narrative
- Unit 24. Present your views
- Unit 25. Craft your writing
- Unit 26. Spell with accuracy
- Unit 27. Test your progress 4
- PREPARING FOR YOUR EXAM: Set 1 practice Paper 1
- Practice Paper 1: assess and progress
- Set 1 practice Paper 2
- Practice Paper 2: assess and progress
- Set 2 practice Paper 1
- Set 2 practice Paper 2
Lindsay worked for almost 40 years as an English and Media Studies teacher in comprehensive schools in Coventry. He was a Head of Department for twenty of those years and was also an Assistant Head with responsibility for CPD/staff development. Lindsay has contributed to a number of KS3 and KS4 books designed for use in English (and Caribbean) centres.
Imelda taught English for many years before leaving to allow more time for examining, writing and providing workshops for teachers and students. She is a principal examiner and has written many best selling textbooks.
Marian is an experienced English teacher and senior examiner. She now works as a freelance English consultant and trainer
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