English Language Student Exemplar Responses | AQA A Level New Spec

English Language Student Exemplar Responses | AQA A Level New Spec

–> 18 example student essays graded A/ A star <– Show your students another student’s approach to the essays and opinion articles… worth almost £70 :O A fantastic example essay for whatever you are teaching: language and diversity, meanings and representations, purpose/ audience/ mode, language discourses (the hardest element of the yr 2 exam!!), opinion articles and even the new NEA. The most crucial preparation for the exams is for students to practice writing essays/ articles, because whilst many students can memorize theories, facts and grammar, they need to be able to link these up and create a line of argument… … Show them how its done with this invaluable bundle of essays, all graded in the top band.
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Paper 2 Mock A Level English Language AQA New Spec | Language Diversity and Change

Paper 2 Mock A Level English Language AQA New Spec | Language Diversity and Change

A completely FREE paper 2 mock for AQA A Level English Language. Includes Text A and Text B. Hope it helps you out… please leave a review if it did, i love to hear back from people ;). P.S. … I have a student model answer for the language discourses question (Q3) on this paper. It was awarded an A, and you can find it here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/language-discourses-example-student-essay-paper-2-q3-a-level-english-language-aqa-new-spec-11717774 Want to give your students another mock for this paper? I have two more about to be posted. Follow my twitter @astarlevels or my TES shop to be notified when they’re out.
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Example Student Articles/ Opinion Pieces | A Level English Language Paper 2 Section B (BUNDLE)

Example Student Articles/ Opinion Pieces | A Level English Language Paper 2 Section B (BUNDLE)

An invaluable collection of 6 example student opinion articles, one headline/ strapline/ engaging opening worksheet and one powerpoint teaching students how to use text A and text B in their own articles. Many students can learn the content for the exams, but it can take a while for them to find the balance between linguistic content and engaging style. Therefore, this resource is exactly what is needed to show how to combine flair and fact for the perfect opinion articles. - 4 articles in the "example student opinion article" doc. - 1 article in the "Lesson" - 1 article in "non std varieties example student article" - Headline/ strapline/ opening doc is "eng lag opinion article revision"
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Big English Bundle | A Level English Language Revision

Big English Bundle | A Level English Language Revision

Summary sheet and example student essay for every topic in A Level English Langauge - Paper 2. Ideal revision for paper 2: content and practical skills… all worth £60 :O Opinion article resources include example articles and a sheet showing different headlines/ straplines/ engaging openings to encourage students to show flair in their articles. PLUS - a bank of practice essay questions (a couple for each topic) for students to have a go themselves. View each resource to look at its in depth breakdown and the benefits it will have for your class.
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Accent and Dialect Revision Summary Sheet | A Level English Language Revision AQA New Spec

Accent and Dialect Revision Summary Sheet | A Level English Language Revision AQA New Spec

A brilliant revision resource for the accent and dialect topic in new spec English Language A Level - full of theorists, linguists, facts/ stats, examples, application and more! This is not your usual fact sheet - it has skipped out the somewhat useless endless details on the methodology of the studies and never ending sets of results. Instead, it has selectively condensed the studies and theories and said something meaningful about them which forms the basis of your debate and discussion in the exam. This summary sheet is packed with information that feeds directly into an essay answer and will stop students wasting time on details that are not mark worthy and ensure they discuss the best parts of language! Includes: definitions opinions on accent inc: Giles, Ryan, COMRES, Montgomery features inc: Petyt, Trudgill, is there a gender difference in the way we modify our accent?, code switching Identity is closely linked inc: grime music, accommodation theory, Osborne in the 2013 election, Watson, real world application is school and work, policing language
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English Language Student Exemplar Responses | AQA A Level New Spec

English Language Student Exemplar Responses | AQA A Level New Spec

–> 18 example student essays graded A/ A star <– Show your students another student’s approach to the essays and opinion articles… worth almost £70 :O A fantastic example essay for whatever you are teaching: language and diversity, meanings and representations, purpose/ audience/ mode, language discourses (the hardest element of the yr 2 exam!!), opinion articles and even the new NEA. The most crucial preparation for the exams is for students to practice writing essays/ articles, because whilst many students can memorize theories, facts and grammar, they need to be able to link these up and create a line of argument… … Show them how its done with this invaluable bundle of essays, all graded in the top band.
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Benefits Humans Receive from Biodiversity | Medicine

Benefits Humans Receive from Biodiversity | Medicine

Fantastic poster on one ecosystem service humans get from the environment (provisioning services). Medicine! Clear definition of ES, background on medicine from biodiversity and then two examples. Would make a great display or example poster for students to go away and create their own to sit alongside it on a display board.
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ENSO/ El Niño/ La Nina Factsheet

ENSO/ El Niño/ La Nina Factsheet

Complete notes on El Nino and La Nina. Includes: Outline of both processes How they are detected The Niño index Different episodes of nino/nina and how long they last ENSO frequency and impacts in different regions Does ENSO have a role in war (interesting!) Key events in 2010-11 and 2015-16 The current situation Would make a fantastic summary sheet for students. Could also be used as a note taking activity - come up with/ get the class to decide on some questions to answer and then go through these notes to find the answers.
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Ocean Exploration and Modern Day Ocean Research

Ocean Exploration and Modern Day Ocean Research

Takes students through the phases of ocean exploration - includes key dates, people and findings. Page 2 then goes into Modern Day Research into oceans - how this is done, equipment used, advances in science and then gives two case studies: Geotraces and SOLAS. Would make a great summary sheet or a note taking activity as there is quite a lot of information - would depend on class ability.
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Factors Affecting Biodiversity | Relative Importance

Factors Affecting Biodiversity | Relative Importance

PowerPoint presentation discussing 3 human and 2 physical factors influencing biodiversity. Each factor is outlined and then evaluated throughout, so plenty of opportunity for discussion. Concludes with an attempt to rank the factors in a pyramid - includes my ranked order and a blank pyramid so your own/ your classes hierarchy can be put on the pyramid.
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Paper 1 Revision A Level English Language | AQA New Spec

Paper 1 Revision A Level English Language | AQA New Spec

2x child language acquisition summary sheets. 2x example student essays for question 1, 2 and 3. Click on each individual resource to read its breakdown and how it was made. A great place to start for revising paper 1 of new spec AQA English Language.
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Schizophrenia Revision Ultimate Bundle | A Level AQA New Spec

Schizophrenia Revision Ultimate Bundle | A Level AQA New Spec

9x summary sheets, loads of practice 16 mark questions for every sub topic and a revision checklist for the whole of A Level Psychology. 9 summary sheets covering everything you need to know for schizophrenia. The summary sheets have been arranged according to the specification and include every topic you could be asked… no surprises in the exam! The paper 3 essay planner includes a 16 mark question for every topic (across every module), therefore is a chance to plan for every type of essay you may be asked to write. Revision checklist also included that covers the entire module. Everything you need to revise schizophrenia!
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Relationships Revision Ultimate Bundle | A Level AQA New Spec

Relationships Revision Ultimate Bundle | A Level AQA New Spec

7x summary sheets, loads of practice 16 mark questions for every sub topic and a revision checklist for the whole of A Level Psychology. 7 summary sheets covering everything you need to know for relationships. The summary sheets have been arranged according to the specification and include every topic you could be asked… no surprises in the exam! The paper 3 essay planner includes a 16 mark question for every topic (across every module), therefore is a chance to plan for every type of essay you may be asked to write. Revision checklist also included that covers the entire module. Everything you need to revise relationships!
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Forensic Psychology Ultimate Bundle | A Level AQA New Spec

Forensic Psychology Ultimate Bundle | A Level AQA New Spec

5x summary sheets, loads of practice 16 mark questions for every sub topic and a revision checklist for the whole of A Level Psychology. 5 summary sheets covering everything you need to know for forensic psychology. The summary sheets have been arranged according to the specification and include every topic you could be asked… no surprises in the exam! The paper 3 essay planner includes a 16 mark question for every topic (across every module), therefore is a chance to plan for every type of essay you may be asked to write. Revision checklist also included that covers the entire module. Everything you need to revise forensic psychology!
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English Language Practice Essay Question Workbook | AQA A Level New Spec

English Language Practice Essay Question Workbook | AQA A Level New Spec

inspired by my very popular question bank resource for english language… This WORKBOOK of 14 practice essay questions for the new spec English language AQA paper: gender, accent and dialect, sociolect, world English and ethnicity & change. Each question is followed by a template for students to fill in their ideas. If printed out, this workbook could be fully filled in by the exam, giving students concrete evidence of their abilities and making them feel very prepared that they know how to answer an essay question for every single topic. Confidence is key! Despite many students being able to recall endless studies, theories and facts, without plenty of practice linking these up and putting into an essay, they often fail to reach the top marks. So, this workbook provides 14 opportunities to plan an essay which will highlight the most important things to learn for the exam (those that can be applied to different questions). One similar could come up in the exam! PDF included incase the formatting plays up on word ;) Be sure to check out my shop to find A grade example student essays for the new specification so students can see what a good one looks like!
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Accent and Dialect Revision with Example Essay | A Level English Language AQA New Spec

Accent and Dialect Revision with Example Essay | A Level English Language AQA New Spec

Includes a detailed summary sheet with plenty of theory, studies and discussion points. Also benefits from student A grade example essay, a brilliant way to see how to approach long exam questions, how to link up ideas and the best way to maintain your line of argument. PLUS - a revision checklist and bank of essay questions (these apply to this topic AND the other named topics in the spec.)
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World English Revision and Example Essay | A Level English Language New Spec

World English Revision and Example Essay | A Level English Language New Spec

Includes a detailed summary sheet with plenty of theory, studies and discussion points. Also benefits from student A grade example essays, a brilliant way to see how to approach long exam questions, how to link up ideas and the best way to maintain your line of argument. PLUS - a revision checklist and bank of essay questions (these apply to this topic AND the other named topics in the spec.)
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Non Standard Varieties of English Example Student Opinion Article | A Level English Language

Non Standard Varieties of English Example Student Opinion Article | A Level English Language

Example student opinion article covering non standard English, language change and world English and its varieties. A great resource to show students the kind of high quality response that is required from them. It could be used as a marking task or simply as a springboard for the students' work once they've seen how its done! Check out my shop for loads more example student work for the new spec A Level.
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World English Student Example Essay | A Level English Language

World English Student Example Essay | A Level English Language

Example student essay covering the topical debate in world English as to whether a 'global standard' is needed to control the world variations such as Chinglish and Singlish. Great resource to show what all the notes and lessons are leading up to - an essay in an exam!! Benefits high abilities and lower abilities as students can see what is expected of them and how they can pull all their knowledge together to produce a fantastic piece of work. Could be used as a marking activity or simply to show students how its done before they try themselves!
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Language Change and Diversity "Lesson" with Example Student Opinion Piece | A Level English Language

Language Change and Diversity "Lesson" with Example Student Opinion Piece | A Level English Language

There are multiple ways to use this resource… Teaching a lesson Use the powerpoint (which focuses on encouraging students to actually use the given texts in their articles) to look at each text in detail, make meaningful comments on it, then plan an opinion article answer. Show the example student article as a model for balancing linguistic facts and engaging style… the best way to succeed in your own article is to see a good one first. Then send students to write their own! Rework into an assessment Since text A and B are included, you could give students the texts and ask them to write the article alone initially. It also can be used for question 3 (language discourses), asking students to analyse how language is used to present ideas about language change, to examine similarities/ differences between text A and B, and to explore how effectively the views are presented . Then use the example piece after, as a reflection. This resource has loads of potential and includes plenty of scope to rework it to suit you! Hope it helps, leave a review if it did! (P.S. I am a student not a teacher, so whilst IMO this would be a really beneficial thing to do with students, you may want to add lesson objectives/ outcomes to the PowerPoint to make it more ‘complete’) :-) Want more practice material/ another paper 2 mock? I have one here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/paper-2-mock-exam-diversity-and-change-language-discourse-a-level-english-language-11881772
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Language and Social Group Example Student Essay | A Level English Language AQA New Spec

Language and Social Group Example Student Essay | A Level English Language AQA New Spec

Example A* essay for the new AQA English Language specification (2016). Evaluate the idea that a persons language is affected by the social group they belong to. This resource includes a sample question for the A level paper 2 on language and social group and the A* accompanying essay. The suggested use for this resource is to show students how an A* student arranges and argues ideas. It will show some key studies and ideas, how these link up and the perfect structure to get you an A*. It is useful for students of all abilities since it shows the standard required and can be easily reworked as a template to use in the exam. It is invaluable to link up different studies and have a structure on how you will arrange your ideas already in mind before sitting the exam. Check out my shop for more: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/astarlevels
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A Level English Language NEA A* Example Language Investigation

A Level English Language NEA A* Example Language Investigation

This full Language investigation was submitted to AQA in summer 2017 and awarded an A*. This makes it the perfect example to show students what is required of them in the NEA. Even students who pick an interesting topic for their investigation may struggle to achieve the top marks in the NEA because their levels of analysis, interpretation and overall conclusions are far too simple. However by looking at a complete (and highly successful) investigation, students can see how they should use their A level study so far as a toolkit to look closely at language and to make meaningful comments on it. An invaluable resource to introduce students to this part of the new A Level and hopefully inspire them with their own coursework. Includes full write up with data (two transcripts). Check out my shop for more: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/astarlevels .... including directed writing with commentary.
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