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The author is Head of the Department of English at GIIS- Singapore. He is a trained IBDP and IGCSE teacher with 9 years of teaching practice. He is a Postgraduate in English Literature and a trained graduate teacher in English from English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. He also holds Level 4 Certificate in TESOL from Trinity College London; studied at St Giles International Central London. He is also a CIE accredited assessor for ESL Oral Assessment.

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The author is Head of the Department of English at GIIS- Singapore. He is a trained IBDP and IGCSE teacher with 9 years of teaching practice. He is a Postgraduate in English Literature and a trained graduate teacher in English from English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. He also holds Level 4 Certificate in TESOL from Trinity College London; studied at St Giles International Central London. He is also a CIE accredited assessor for ESL Oral Assessment.
SONGS OF OURSELVES VOLUME 1_IGCSE Study Guide on 15 Poems_15 Worksheets_9 Model Responses_94 IGCSE Exam-Style Quetsions
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SONGS OF OURSELVES VOLUME 1_IGCSE Study Guide on 15 Poems_15 Worksheets_9 Model Responses_94 IGCSE Exam-Style Quetsions

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Songs of Ourselves Volume 1 IGCSE STUDY GUIDE (CIE-0486) 15 Set Poems for 2017-2019 This study guide comprises: 15 Worksheets 9 Model Responses 15 Imaginative Writing Tasks; one for each poem 15 Poems are provided with Stylistic/poetic devices 15 Poems are provided; themes, tone, and mood 94 IGCSE Exam-Style Questions for Practice The set 15 poems are: Fleur Adcock, 'For Heidi With Blue Hair.' James K Baxter, 'Elegy For My Father's Father.' Elizabeth Bishop, 'One Art.' Boey Kim Cheng, 'Reservist.' Emily Bronte, 'Cold In The Earth'. Robert Browning, 'Meeting At Night' Emily Dickinson, 'Because I Could Not Stop For Death.' Philip Larkin, 'The Trees' Charlotte Mew, 'The Trees Are Down.' Grace Nichols, 'Praise Song For My Mother.' Wilfred Owen, 'Anthem For Doomed Youth.' Siegfried Sassoon, 'Attack.' Stephen Spender, 'My Parents' Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 'Song: Tears, Idle Tears.' Hone Tuwhare, 'Friend. NO PART OF THIS BUNDLE IS PERMITTED TO SHARE, ALTER, DISTRIBUTE OR EDIT.
Songs of Ourselves Volume 2- Vocabulary Enhancement Exercise
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Songs of Ourselves Volume 2- Vocabulary Enhancement Exercise

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The aim of this activity/exercise was to help the student to learn to write varied expressions in the essays to replace the original words in the poems. Teachers must notice that students tend to use the same words from the poems quite often in the essays; which is not a good sign but it can be overcome if they are given this kind of exercise. Definitely, students will understand the importance of using different expressions or synonyms in the essay to make it better for a higher credit from the examiners. Some words in the resource may not suit in the context of the poems but many are truly useful and effective. Consider that part ...
Songs of Ourselves Volume 2: 86 IGCSE Exam Style Questions on 15 set poems Inside: A Question Bank
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SONGS OF OURSELVES VOLUME 2 IGCSE Exam Style Questions (CIE) A QUESTION BANK for Teachers and Students 86 Questions for 15 Set Poems for 2016-2018 (15 poems for 2017-2018) William Blake, ‘Clod and Pebble’ Lady Mary Wroth, ‘Song’ Kathleen Raine, ‘Passion’ George Herbert, ‘Love’ John Donne, ‘Love’s Infiniteness’ William Wordsworth, ‘She was a Phantom of delight’ Emma Jones, ‘Tiger in the Menagerie’ Amanda Chong, ‘Lion Heart’ Edith Sitwell, ‘Heart and Mind’ Liz Lochhead, ‘For my Grandmother Knitting’ Dilip Chitre, ‘Father Returning Home’ Patricia Beer, ‘The Lost Woman’ Owen Sheers, ‘Coming Home’ Sam Hunt, ‘Stabat Mater’ John Keats, 'Last Sonnet'
Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen: 11 IGCSE Style Questions_1 Worksheet and 1 Model Response
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ANTHEM FOR DOOMED YOUTH by Wilfred Owen SONGS OF OURSELVES VOLUME 1 IGCSE Literature 0486/O-Level (CIE) CONTENTS 11 IGCSE Exam-Style Questions for Practice 1 Model Response (852 Words) 1 Worksheet (6 pages) short critical questions for understanding literary terms identified 1 imaginative writing task with themes, tone, and mood LESSON PLAN and USAGE • Use the eleven carefully worded IGCSE style questions in your school exams to assess your students. • Begin a discussion on what a good response looks like and how to present the thoughts for A* grade in IGCSE board examination. • Ask your students to highlight the points of view and good parts in a paragraph and see if they have similar thoughts or ideas. • Ask how they differ or how they find it similar. • Ask what aspects of the model response they like and how they can try such a response in the exam. • Discuss the strength of the essay's PETER/PEE/PQC structure. • You will see your students get confident in an hour class with this but after understanding the poem taught by you.
Heart and Mind  by Edith Sitwell
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Heart and Mind by Edith Sitwell IGCSE Literature 0486(CIE) SONGS OF OURSELVES Volume 2 CONTENTS 4 IGCSE Exam Style Questions for Practice 1 Model Response in 1015 words LESSON PLAN and USAGE • Use the four carefully worded IGCSE style questions in your school exams to assess your students. • Begin a discussion on what a good response looks like and how to present the thoughts for A* grade in IGCSE board examination. • Ask your students to highlight the points of view and good parts in a paragraph and see if they have similar thoughts or ideas. • Ask how they differ or how they find it similar. • Ask what aspects of the model response they like and how they can try such a response in the exam. • Discuss the strength of the essay's PETER/PEE/PQC structure. • You will see your students get confident in an hour class with this but after understanding the poem taught by you.
Examination Vocabulary in Literature Questions_IGCSE 0486-O Level
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It is a good idea to close your paragraphs with Key Word(s) from a question but it will be monotonous if you use it quite a number of times, say 6-8 times in 6-8 paragraphs in a literature response. Thus, it is essential that candidates use a variety of words that are similar to the Key Word given in the question. In this context, the table above is truly handy.