- Subject(s):English Language and Literature
- Author(s):Marcello Giovanelli, Andrea Macrae, Felicity Titjen, Ian Cushing, Marcello Giovanelli
- Available from: September 2015
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A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 A Level English qualifications.
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Written for the AQA A/AS Level English Language and Literature specifications for first teaching from 2015, this enhanced digital resource is suitable for all abilities. Helping bridge the gap between GCSE and A Level, the unique three-part structure provides essential knowledge and allows students to develop their skills through a deeper study of key topics whilst encouraging independent learning. Digital editions include rich digital content such as video tutorials and extensive annotation tools. Available online and on tablet devices through the Cambridge Reader app.
A single one-year site licence for an unlimited number of teachers and students.
The Digital Student Books are fully customisable and interactive, with extensive annotation and bookmarking tools making texts more accessible for students.
The Digital Student Books feature rich digital content, including video tutorials covering key specification topics and interviews with writers and academics.
The Digital Student Books allow teacher–student messaging, helping you connect with your class in a timely and practical way.
Available online and on tablet devices through the Cambridge Reader app.
Suitable for all abilities, incorporating differentiated support and providing opportunities to stretch the more able and support those who need it.
Unique three-part structure will help bridge the gap between GCSE and A Level, support students in developing their knowledge and skills, and prepare them for assessment, studies and life beyond A Level.
Addresses key changes in the new qualifications, including a strong focus on integrated literary-linguistic study and the revised coursework component.
Supports both AS and A Level teaching of the new linear specification with AS content signposted throughout.
Free Digital Teacher’s Resources with each Digital Edition allow for easy linking and cross reference, and provide comprehensive planning support with additional opportunities for differentiation and extension.
- BEGINNING: 1. What does the study of language and literature mean at A Level? 2. Text producers and receivers
- 3. Mode and genre
- 4. Variation, register and representation
- 5. Narrative
- 6. Language level 1: Lexis and semantics
- 7. Language level 2: Grammar
- 8. Language level 3: Phonetics, phonology and prosodics
- 9. Language level 4: Graphology
- 10. Language level 5: Pragmatics
- 11. Language level 6: Discourse
- 12. Analysing texts
- 13. Literature and literariness
- 14. Becoming an investigator
- DEVELOPING: Introduction to Telling stories
- 15. Remembered places
- 15.1 Introduction to the anthology
- 15.2 Why Paris?
- 15.3 Remembering places
- 15.4 Re-creative writing and Remembered places
- 15.5 Places, people and events
- 15.6 Metaphor
- 15.7 Genre
- 15.8 Bringing it all together: AS Level
- 15.9 Bringing it all together: A Level
- 16. Imagined worlds
- 16.1 The fantasy genre
- 16.2 Setting up fictional worlds
- 16.3 Characterisation
- 16.4 Point of view
- 16.5 Interpretations of fantasy
- 16.6 Bringing it all together: AS Level
- 16.7 Bringing it all together: A Level
- 17. Poetic voices
- 17.1 Introduction
- 17.2 The set texts and approaching the poetry anthology
- 17.3 Analysing poetry from a language perspective
- 17.4 Voice
- 17.5 Voice in poetry through time
- 17.6 Language and poetic voice
- 17.7 Bringing it all together: AS Level
- 17.8 Bringing it all together: A Level
- Introduction to Exploring conflict
- 18. Writing about society
- 18.1 Literature, society and re-creative writing
- 18.2 Re-creative writing, from the exploratory and experimental to the targeted and strategic
- 18.3 Commentary: analytical explanations of re-creative writing
- 18.4 Bringing it all together
- 19. Dramatic encounters
- 19.1 Exploring conflict
- 19.2 Representing turn-taking
- 19.3 Representing speech and meaning
- 19.4 Exploring dramatic conventions
- 19.5 Psychological and social drama: Williams, Miller and Kinnear
- 19.6 Creating characters
- 19.7 Power and positioning
- 19.8 The importance of politeness
- 19.9 Exploring themes
- 19.10 Bringing it all together
- 20. Making connections
- 20.1 What is Making connections?
- 20.2 Choosing connections
- 20.3 Thinking about texts
- 20.4 Thinking about non-literary connections
- 20.5 Thinking about topics
- 20.6 Choosing methodologies
- 20.7 Data collection methods
- 20.8 Ethical considerations
- 20.9 Working with spoken data
- 20.10 How much literary and non-literary material?
- 20.11 Devising research questions
- 20.12 Selecting language levels
- 20.13 Analysis: structuring connections
- 20.14 Reading and writing critically
- 20.15 Academic conventions: References
- 20.16 Exploring connections
- 20.17 Keeping context in mind
- 20.18 Bringing it all together
- ENRICHING: 21. Remembered places
- 22. Imagined worlds
- 23. Poetic voices
- 24. Writing about society
- 25. Dramatic encounters
- 26. Making connections
Ian Cushing has taught at secondary schools and sixth forms in London for 5 years, and is a freelance author and course leader for English related teacher resources and teacher training days. He also sits on the Education Committee of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, and the UK Linguistics Olympiad Committee.
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