AS Language: The Linguistic Rank ScaleQuick View

AS Language: The Linguistic Rank Scale

It's a worksheet to help students learn the elements of the Linguistic Rank Scale - they cut out the definition and stick them in the right place on the worksheet. A simple starter.
Linguistic Terms for Language and LiteratureQuick View

Linguistic Terms for Language and Literature

Lang/Lit courses are often quite vague on which devices and approaches should be explored, and students always want a clear list of what they need to learn. I have pared back the amount of approaches and devices for my groups to allow them maximum depth of understanding, as opposed to feature-spotting with too broad a palette. This list is not extensive, but suitable for candidates studying Language and Literature combined courses of all abilities. Used for OCR, but would work for all boards.
A Level English Language Linguistic RepresentationQuick View

A Level English Language Linguistic Representation

A-Level English Language - Linguistic Representation PowerPoint Useful for those studying AQA as linguistic features is covered on the exam in the textual variations and representations section. The revision material includes slides on all of the following with lots of examples: Linguistic terms Nouns Adjectives Adverbs Pronouns Sentence Type Clauses Adjuncts Analysis Morphology Mod Graphology Deviant Spelling
AS English Language booklet on linguistic methodsQuick View

AS English Language booklet on linguistic methods

30+ page booklet which gives a brief overview of: • Lexis • Syntax • Grammar • Semantics • Pragmatics • Cohesion • Morphology • Phonology • Graphology Includes some activities and a glossary to be completed by the student.
LinguisticsQuick View


Linguistics is the systematic study of human language. Superficially, there's huge variation among the world&'s languages, and linguists not only describe the diverse characteristics of individual languages but also explore properties which all languages share and which offer insight into the human mind.
Stress and intonation in spoken language - for linguistics and / or students with SENQuick View

Stress and intonation in spoken language - for linguistics and / or students with SEN

A powerpoint containing activities and games to meet the following objectives: To identify what is meant by stress, intonation and tone of voice. To understand how stress and intonation can change the meaning of a sentence. Used this successfully with a group of children with language difficulties and / or autism to help them understand and improve their use of stress, intonation and tone of voice. Could also be used for GCSE English modules on spoken language.
Textual Analysis - Post 16 English Language and LinguisticsQuick View

Textual Analysis - Post 16 English Language and Linguistics

A detailed lesson to the concept of 'Textual Analysis'. Follows on from the study of language levels and focuses on the mode, genre and pragmatics of English articles. A clear lesson with accessible activities included. Progress of the lesson follows Bloom's Taxonomy of skills, culminating in self-evaluation. Geared towards AQA 2015 specification but can be used for any examination board.
Linguistics in LiteratureQuick View

Linguistics in Literature

Targeted at developing KS4 and A-Level pupils' clarity of analysis and explanations of language, this comprehensive resource demonstrates how teachers can educate students about how language reflects gender, occupation and social class. In teaching pupils the sociolinguistic perspectives, pupils are more capable to analyse and explain how literary writer's such as Shakespeare and Dickens use language in order to reinforce stereotypes and create characterisation, relationships and plot progression.
Table of literary & linguistic devices with examplesQuick View

Table of literary & linguistic devices with examples

A table of literary and linguistic devices to help GCSE students with terminology required for AO2: To be able to Explain, comment on and analyse how writers use language and structure to achieve effects and influence readers, using relevant subject terminology to support your views
Linguistic Devices exercisesQuick View

Linguistic Devices exercises

This worksheet provides a number of exercises designed to give students the opportunity to practise using linguistic devices to make their writing more interesting. The exercises are short and can be used as an extension for those who have finished their work.