A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 A Level English qualifications. Endorsed for the AQA A/AS Level English Language specifications for first teaching from 2015, this print Student Book is suitable for all abilities, providing stretch opportunities for the more able and additional scaffolding for those who need it. Helping bridge the gap between GCSE and A Level, the unique three-part structure provides essential knowledge and allows students to develop their skills through a deeper study of key topics, whilst encouraging independent learning. An enhanced digital version and free Teacher's Resource are also available.
A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 A Level English qualifications. Endorsed for the AQA A/AS Level English Language and Literature specification for first teaching from 2015, this print Student Book offers stretch opportunities for the more able and additional scaffolding for those who need it. Providing full coverage of the specification, the unique three-part structure bridges the gap between GCSE and A Level and develops students' understanding of descriptive linguistics and literary and non-literary stylistics, together with support for the revised coursework component and new textual intervention task. An enhanced digital edition and free Teacher's Resource are also available.
Comprehensive student-friendly resources designed for teaching Cambridge International AS and A Level English Language (syllabus 9093 for first examination in 2015). The core aim of this Coursebook is to help students to develop and apply the key skills they need to achieve in AS and A Level English Language. They will build the skills needed for assessment through frequent activities. Divided into two distinct parts for AS and A Level studies, the book covers a wide range of reading skills, such as understanding aspects of style, voice and tone. It also addresses the conventions of key kinds of writing and spoken language, from scripted speeches to travel articles, and looks at how they can capture these conventions in their own work.
Cambridge International AS Level English Language and Literature prepares students for the following Cambridge Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Level international syllabuses: 1. English Language; 2. Literature in English; 3. Language and Literature in English. The language section is divided into two parts: passages for comment and composition, with directed writing tasks and exemplar answers. The literature section builds skills for the study of poetry, prose and drama, and explores structure and form, with authors ranging from Shakespeare and Arundhati Roy.
This text is a complete student's guide to the current AS modules in English Literature, English Language, and English Language & Literature. Written by senior AS Level examiners, the guide is applicable for all specifications offered by the three AS Level examining boards and covers the basic course requirements and clarifies concepts. The text is also supported online.
Exam Board: Cambridge Assessment International EducationLevel & Subject: Cambridge International AS & A Level English LanguageFirst teaching: September 2019 First exams: from 2021 The Student's Book is structured to build skills and knowledge in a clear sequence, and to help students to apply their skills in different combinations. With in-depth and up-to-date coverage of the syllabus topics and a stimulating range of international texts, this book is the ideal companion to the Cambridge International AS and A Level course. * Supports the transition from upper secondary: Section A refreshes students' understanding of key concepts such as audience, purpose and form, and of elements of language including sentences and clauses.* Builds writing and analysis skills for AS and A Level: Section B introduces students to different modes of analysis, including contextual, pragmatic, lexical, semantic, grammatical and phonological approaches, and familiarises students with the conventions of different writing forms and purposes.* Explores the syllabus topics in depth: Section C offers a dedicated chapter on each language topic, exploring the relevant linguistic theories and helping students to apply these ideas in their own arguments and analysis of texts, transcripts and data.* Helps students apply their knowledge and skills to extended tasks: Section D offers step-by-step support for responding to a range of tasks with sample responses at different levels to help students understand how to improve.* Builds confidence for examinations with complete exam-style practice papers in Section E.* Encourages an active approach to learning: throughout the book, a wealth of activities ask students to discuss, analyse and apply the ideas they are learning about, and to experiment with different techniques in their own writing.* A rich variety of texts from around the world provide exciting models for students' writing, engaging examples to analyse, and stimulus for debates about language change, language acquisition, the relationship between language and identity and the nature of Global English.* Full provision for all abilities: an accessible writing style, step-by-step support and clear Key terms definitions build confidence, while Taking it further activities offer additional challenge.* Supports teachers through the free, editable scheme of work available on Collins.co.uk. This clearly maps content to the syllabus and summarises what is covered in each unit of the book. Answers to activities in the Student's Book are included to assist those teaching English Language for the first time.
The only endorsed resources for the Cambridge International AS Level English General Paper syllabus. Through exploration of a wide array of topics, from celebrity culture to poetry in the modern world, this book focuses on strengthening communication, evaluation, analysis, application and understanding skills. Helping students improve their written responses, use of English and comprehension, this coursebook looks at discussion points relevant to the globally-minded classroom. With frequent practice questions and sample answers, students have plenty of opportunities to build their confidence answering questions. Answers to coursebook questions are in the teacher's resource.
This critical study guide is designed to support a student's understanding of the AQA's AS and A Level English Language and Literature Paris Anthology. Elements such as mode, purpose and audience are clearly identified, and the use of language, literary and linguistic techniques, as well as tone and narrative voice, are all suitably analysed within each summary. The guide also includes appropriate exam information, suggests relevant approaches and contains a suitable timeline for Paris. A comprehensive glossary at the end gives the reader a clear appreciation of the key terms required at this level.