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A hub for MFL [French, Spanish, Italian] and English Language teaching resources. Since graduating from Emmanuel College, Cambridge I have had an eclectic career in education ranging from EFL, Adult Ed, Secondary and Primary teaching and most recently as tutor and founder of Lingua Directions & Curriculum Directions.

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A hub for MFL [French, Spanish, Italian] and English Language teaching resources. Since graduating from Emmanuel College, Cambridge I have had an eclectic career in education ranging from EFL, Adult Ed, Secondary and Primary teaching and most recently as tutor and founder of Lingua Directions & Curriculum Directions.
THE WOMAN IN BLACK. ACROSS THE CAUSEWAY. READING COMPREHENSION. WITH ANSWERS.
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THE WOMAN IN BLACK. ACROSS THE CAUSEWAY. READING COMPREHENSION. WITH ANSWERS.

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The Woman In Black. Susan Hill. Reading comprehension suitable for KS3/4 . The extract is taken from chapter 5 Across the Causeway as Arthur Kipps explores the grounds of Eel Marsh House. Focus is on the writer’s use of language and how this contributes to the build up of a sinister atmosphere. Language use covered includes writer’s word choices, figurative language, connotations, contrast and tone. Answer Key included for time-saving.
RHETORICAL DEVICES WORKSHEETS
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RHETORICAL DEVICES WORKSHEETS

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Two separate activity worksheets which explore 15 Rhetorical Devices - Matching device to example - Matching device to definition/effect
CLASSIC POEM COMPREHENSION THE LISTENERS. WITH ANSWERS
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CLASSIC POEM COMPREHENSION THE LISTENERS. WITH ANSWERS

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The Listeners. Walter de la Mare. Classic poem comprehension to challenge upper KS2. Focus is on understanding and finding relevant information, figurative language, vocabulary and personal responses. Also included a slide presentation of poem. Answer key provided.
G.C.S.E FRENCH THE ENVIRONMENT. LES PROBLÈMES DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT ET LES SOLUTIONS
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G.C.S.E FRENCH THE ENVIRONMENT. LES PROBLÈMES DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT ET LES SOLUTIONS

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30+slides with reading texts and vocabulary on Environmental Problems and Solutions. Input of key language structures- 10 impersonal structures plus infinitive- to enable students to discuss environmental problems and suggest solutions. 4 problems are explored- Plastic; Global Warming; Deforestation and Urban Pollution. Activities include sentence level translations focusing on target structures, speaking task and model answer. Suitable for G.C.S.E but also useful as an introduction to the topic at A level.
CITY JUNGLE POEM DIFFERENTIATED COMPREHENSIONS WITH ANSWERS.
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CITY JUNGLE POEM DIFFERENTIATED COMPREHENSIONS WITH ANSWERS.

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City Jungle. Pie Corbett. Differentiated versions -KS2 and KS3 or higher ability KS2 KS2 version- focus is on imagery, figurative language, exploring inference and personal responses. KS3 version- also explores tone and connotations.This version can also be used to challenge at KS2. Answer Key provided for time-saving. Slide presentation of poem included.
THE WOMAN IN BLACK. WHISTLE AND I'LL COME TO YOU. READING COMPREHENSION.WITH ANSWERS
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THE WOMAN IN BLACK. WHISTLE AND I'LL COME TO YOU. READING COMPREHENSION.WITH ANSWERS

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The Woman In Black. Susan Hill. Reading comprehension suitable for KS3/4 . The extract is taken from chapter 11 Whistle and I’ll Come to You as Arthur Kipps spends the night alone in Eel Marsh House. Focus is on the writer’s use of language and how this contributes to the build up of dramatic tension. Language and structural points covered include: writer’s word choices, figurative language, juxtaposition, structure, pathetic fallacy and tone. Detailed answer key included for time-saving and further teaching points.
KS2 CLASSIC WINTER COMPREHENSION. WITH ANSWER KEY
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KS2 CLASSIC WINTER COMPREHENSION. WITH ANSWER KEY

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A set of ten comprehension questions based on two paragraphs from the novel Fair’s Fair by Leon Garfield. Suitable for upper KS2. Focus is on understanding and finding relevant information, figurative language and personal responses. Worksheet with Answer Key
SHERLOCK HOLMES. THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES COMPREHENSION WITH ANSWERS.
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SHERLOCK HOLMES. THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES COMPREHENSION WITH ANSWERS.

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The Hound of the Baskervilles. Arthur Conan Doyle. Reading comprehension suitable for KS3/4 and also for exam practice such as AQA G.C.S.E English Language Paper 1 . The extract is taken from chapter 6 Baskerville Hall as Sir Henry Baskerville travels to Baskerville Hall to claim his inheritance. Focus is on the writer’s use of language and how this contributes to the build up of a mysterious atmosphere. Language use covered includes writer’s word choices, figurative language devices, connotations, pathetic fallacy and tone. Answer Key included for time-saving.
GREAT EXPECTATIONS. MISS HAVISHAM. READING COMPREHENSION. WITH ANSWERS.
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GREAT EXPECTATIONS. MISS HAVISHAM. READING COMPREHENSION. WITH ANSWERS.

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Great Expectations. Charles Dickens. Reading comprehension suitable for KS3/4.The extract is taken from Chapter 8 when Pip is taken to Satis House to meet Miss Havisham. Focus is on the writer’s use of language to present Miss Havisham as a strange and mysterious figure. Answer Key included for time-saving.
KS2 TEN CLASSIC POEM READING COMPREHENSIONS
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KS2 TEN CLASSIC POEM READING COMPREHENSIONS

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A bundle of ten classic poem reading comprehensions to challenge upper KS2. Many also suitable for KS3. Focus is on understanding and finding relevant information, figurative language and its effect, vocabulary development and personal responses.
THE WOMAN IN BLACK. A LONDON PARTICULAR. READING COMPREHENSION. WITH ANSWERS.
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THE WOMAN IN BLACK. A LONDON PARTICULAR. READING COMPREHENSION. WITH ANSWERS.

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The Woman In Black. Susan Hill. Reading comprehension suitable for KS3/4. The extract is from Chapter 2 A London Particular Focus is on how the writer uses olanguage to build up a powerful image of the London fog. Language covered includes the writer’s word choices, sensory language, figurative devices and pathetic fallacy. Answer Key included for time-saving.
OF MICE AND MEN READING COMPREHENSION. WITH ANSWERS. SETTING & DESCRIPTIVE LANGUAGE.
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OF MICE AND MEN READING COMPREHENSION. WITH ANSWERS. SETTING & DESCRIPTIVE LANGUAGE.

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A reading comprehension to explore Steinbeck’s use of setting and descriptive language in the opening paragraphs of Of Mice and Men. Includes questions on tone, figurative language, juxtaposition, connotations and inference. This comprehension is a stand-alone activity but also serves as an introduction to Steinbeck’s language and the novella itself. Detailed suggested answers with wider analysis and possible discussion points.
CLASSIC SET TEXTS READING COMPREHENSIONS
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CLASSIC SET TEXTS READING COMPREHENSIONS

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Five reading comprehensions suitable for KS3 and also KS4 G.C.S.E literature set texts and language exam practice such as AQA G.C.S.E English Language Paper 1 . Focus is on the writer’s use of language and how this contributes to the build up of atmosphere. Language use covered includes writer’s word choices, figurative language devices, connotations, pathetic fallacy setting, tone. Answer Keys included for time-saving. Texts are The Woman in Black x2. Great Expectations. Of Mice and Men. The Hound of the Baskervilles.
KS2 WINTER CLASSIC COMPREHENSION. LITTLE MATCH GIRL
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KS2 WINTER CLASSIC COMPREHENSION. LITTLE MATCH GIRL

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Winter theme. A classic comprehension to challenge upper KS2. Focus is on understanding and finding relevant information, figurative language, vocabulary and personal responses. 10 questions. Full text and Answer Key provided.