Free online GCSE English lessons

Date Time (GMT) Lesson
Wednesday 3 June 11.00 - 11.45 a.m.

Lesson 1

Analysing Language 

Looking closely at different techniques writers use to convey their ideas and influence their readers.  Particularly focusing on verbs, noun phrases, figurative language and tone.

Week 1 Slides


Wednesday 10 June

11.00 - 11.45 a.m.

Lesson 2

Using Language Effectively 

Applying the devices discussed in L1 to develop students' transactional/non-fiction writing skills. Particularly focusing on ways to manipulate readers through loaded and emotive language. 

Wednesday 17 June 11.00 - 11.45 a.m.

Lesson 3

Analysing Structure

Looking closely at syntax and whole text structure as a method of engaging readers and conveying ideas and perspectives. 

Wednesday 24 June 11.00 - 11.45 a.m.

Lesson 4

Using Structure Effectively

Applying the techniques from L3 to produce a carefully constructed speech that can be used as part of the SLE. 

Wednesday 01 July 11.00 - 11.45 a.m.

Lesson 5

Creating an Effective Narrative

Applying learning from L1 and L3 to create a highly engaging narrative.  Looking at different methods of planning and crafting to enable students to produce a complete narrative under exam conditions.

Wednesday 08 July 11.00 - 11.45 a.m.

Lesson 6

Technical Accurary and Proofreading

Looking at different forms of punctuation and how they can be used deliberately and for effect.  Also offering advice about different methods of proofreading and editing to help students get the most out of their time. 

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