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A dedication to all those who are involved in the arduous yet rewarding education and teaching of English Language and Literature. My shop contains a number of resources which I believe are creative, innovative and original as a result of endless hours of hard work, research and utter commitment to the progress and successful achievement of all my students over the years. It's a privilege to share my resources and be a part of the global community of educators. Your feedback is most welcome!

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A dedication to all those who are involved in the arduous yet rewarding education and teaching of English Language and Literature. My shop contains a number of resources which I believe are creative, innovative and original as a result of endless hours of hard work, research and utter commitment to the progress and successful achievement of all my students over the years. It's a privilege to share my resources and be a part of the global community of educators. Your feedback is most welcome!
EDUQAS GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPONENT 2 PRACTICE PAPERS
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EDUQAS GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPONENT 2 PRACTICE PAPERS

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A BUNDLE of EDUQAS GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPONENT 2 PRACTICE EXAMINATION PAPERS (NON-FICTION and TRANSACTIONAL TEXTS). Sections A and B include the READING and WRITING of various NON-FICTION TEXTS: newspaper/online news articles, letters, an advertisement, magazine articles, speeches, reports, diary entries and a radio broadcast. Themes include Air Travel, Child Labour, Wind Farms and Natural Landscapes, the Civil War, Phones, Theft and Aboriginal life from both the 18th century and 21st century.
'Blessing' by Imtiaz Dharker
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'Blessing' by Imtiaz Dharker

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A thought-provoking PowerPoint presentation based on the poem ‘Blessing’ by Imtiaz Dharker. Particular focus on how Third World Cultures suffer as a result of lack of water, the poet’s life experience, her intentions and inspirations when she wrote the poem and various appropriate and meaningful quotes and questions relating to the poem itself. This has proven to be a very successful introductory lesson to Different Cultures Poetry at both Key Stage 3 and 4 levels.
DESCRIPTIVE and PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES - DEFINITIONS AND EXAMPLES
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DESCRIPTIVE and PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES - DEFINITIONS AND EXAMPLES

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Another useful powerpoint resource based on both DESCRIPTIVE and PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES. Includes DEFINITIONS and EXAMPLES for each one. A great aid for recognising, understanding and using DESCRIPTIVE and PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES to improve students’ Reading and Writing skills in both FICTION and NON-FICTION. Very USER-FRIENDLY and has proved to be a FANTASTIC resource for all KS3 and KS4 students preparing, analysing and revising for any READING or WRITING ASSESSMENT/EXAMINATION.
NEW EDUQAS iGCSE LANGUAGE COMPONENT 2a - A FORMAL SPEECH
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NEW EDUQAS iGCSE LANGUAGE COMPONENT 2a - A FORMAL SPEECH

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Another useful PRESENTATION/RESOURCE based on RECOGNISING and SELECTING PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE in a FORMAL SPEECH (Donald Trump’s Victory Speech Nov 2016). Particular focus on the NEW EDUQAS iGCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE SYLLABUS, COMPONENT 2. Includes controversial quotations, step-by step-tasks, ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVES and specific PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE DEVICES used in SPEECHES. In addition, a copy of an edited version of Trump’s speech plus an added VIDEO LINK of the speech itself attached. A good comparison with Barack Obama’s Campaign Speech 2007 (see additional resource in my shop). Could be adapted to suit any SOW or ENGLISH iGCSE SYLLABUS based on the READING and WRITING of SPEECHES and identifying PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES.
An Introduction to Schools in Literature
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An Introduction to Schools in Literature

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A series of introductory lessons, resources and various tasks based on a Scheme of Work called ‘Schools in Literature’. Particular focus on What Makes a Good Teacher, extracts from Roald Dahl’s novel ‘Boy’, Autobiographical Writing, What Schools Were Like Over a Hundred Years Ago (Victorian England) , Corporal Punishment Within Schools, extracts from Charlotte Bronte’s novel, ‘Jane Eyre’ and other poems reflecting various school experiences over the years. Could be used in conjunction with my PowerPoint Presentation based on the debate ‘Corporal Punishment in Schools – Agree or Disagree?’ This can also be downloaded from BTMMADSTUFF’S shop.
Useful SPAG Resources
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Useful SPAG Resources

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SPAG resources/PowerPoint tutorials including activities based on Commonly Misused Words, the Active and Passive Voice and Prepositions.
CONNECTIVES and useful WORDS and PHRASES
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CONNECTIVES and useful WORDS and PHRASES

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Particular focus on USEFUL CONNECTIVES, WORDS and PHRASES to STRUCTURE a piece of WRITING in a more SOPHISTICATED, BELIEVABLE way. Can be used in any assignment in response to any particular LANGUAGE and LITERATURE READING TEXT or any assignment based on DISCUSSION, ARGUMENT and PERSUASION.
QUESTION 2 Cambridge English Language iGCSE Paper 2 (0500/0522) Extended Tier Examination
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QUESTION 2 Cambridge English Language iGCSE Paper 2 (0500/0522) Extended Tier Examination

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A detailed PowerPoint lesson/revision aid with particular focus on QUESTION 2 of the Cambridge English Language iGCSE Paper 2 (0500/0522) Extended Tier Examination. Includes Examiners’ Comments, the Marking Criteria, Step-By-Step PLANNING, and ANALYSIS of the EFFECTS of LANGUAGE. In addition, this includes USEFUL PHRASES to GLUE ideas together, a selection of ABSTRACT NOUNS to describe ATMOSPHERE together with a suggested WRITING FRAMEWORK, EXAMPLES and SENTENCE STARTERS in response to a given question.
What are Prepositions?
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What are Prepositions?

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A user-friendly tutorial based on identifying Prepositions of Place and Time. Includes model sentences, students’ tasks and tables giving examples of both Prepositions of Place and Time. Great for SPAG at KS3 Level.
The Active and Passive Voice
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The Active and Passive Voice

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A user-friendly tutorial/lesson starter based on The ACTIVE and PASSIVE voices. Includes a clear explanation of the DIFFERENCE between the two (with reference to SUBJECT, OBJECT and the change in the MAIN VERB) together with model EXAMPLES of sentences and a task to test students’ understanding. Another handy resource suited to SPAG at KS3 Level.
When to use COLONS and SEMI-COLONS
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When to use COLONS and SEMI-COLONS

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A user-friendly resource outlining the main FUNCTIONS of COLONS and SEMI-COLONS. Includes tasks based on clear model examples of when to use these forms of punctuation correctly. Great for SPAG at KS3 Level.
 The Magic Sheet – Useful Words and Phrases
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The Magic Sheet – Useful Words and Phrases

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A useful and valuable resource for all students when responding to any text (Fiction and Non-Fiction) in preparation for ANY Reading Assessment. This will help to develop students’ EXPLANATIONS in a more structured, sophisticated and insightful way.
Eduqas iGCSE English Language Component 2a - Recognising Persuasive Devices in a Speech
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Eduqas iGCSE English Language Component 2a - Recognising Persuasive Devices in a Speech

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A great INTRODUCTORY lesson based on RECOGNISING and SELECTING PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE in a FORMAL SPEECH (Barack Obama’s Campaign Speech 2007). Particular focus on the NEW EDUQAS iGCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE SYLLABUS, COMPONENT 2. Includes a detailed Power Point Presentation with step-by step-tasks, Assessment Objectives and specific Persuasive Devices used. In addition, a copy of an EDITED version of the speech plus an added VIDEO LINK of the speech itself is attached.