SUBJECT ENGLISH COURSE CONTENT WRITING • Personal writing by bxk16778

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									SUBJECT: ENGLISH


COURSE CONTENT

WRITING

   •    Personal writing – fiction. Providing the opportunity to explore, imagine and
        entertain.
   •    Personal writing – non-fiction. Providing the opportunity to inform, explain
        and describe.
   •    A written response to a Shakespeare play. The prescribed texts were Romeo
        and Juliet and Macbeth.
   •    A written response to one major author with a well-established critical
        reputation whose work was published after 1914 taken from the AQA
        examination boards specified list of authors.


SPEAKING AND LISTENING

Individual, paired and group discussions that encourage and develop the ability to talk
confidently and within a range of contexts, including a drama-focused activity.

EXAMINATION

Students sit two written papers, testing the following:

    •   Reading and response to pre-released media texts.
    •   Writing to argue, persuade and advise.
    •   Reading and response to pre-released and unseen poetry from different
        cultures.
    •   Writing to analyse, review and comment.

								
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