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Taking the PEE... The Point, Evidence, Explanation method

How to cover all bases and give structure to your paragraphs when answering questions on a set piece of text.

August 22, 2015

"How do I structure essays in English?"

Do you find essay writing a daunting task? Never quite sure where to start? Read on for simple steps to straightforward structuring!

May 09, 2016

Iambic Pentameter: Iambic WHAT!?

To help students of Shakespeare understand the power of iambic pentameter.

September 25, 2015

KS3 SAT Writing Test "Persuade & Argue"

An in-depth look at how to persuade and argue effectively, using the "AFOREST" list of persuasive techniques.

August 07, 2015

Reading List

Recommended reading for Years 6 and 7 (ages 9-12)

July 31, 2015

Vocabulary - Homonyms

2 x worksheets for teaching homonyms (words with two+ meanings). Useful for 11+ exam prep, vocab expansion, and creative writing lessons.

February 19, 2016

Alan Peat sentence types.

Amazing for up - leveling your sentences and attaining those higher writing levels.

January 25, 2016

13+ Sample Paper

Magdalen College English paper

August 10, 2015

City of London 13+ Entrance paper

Practice paper for the Year 9 Entrance exam

August 10, 2015

Year 9 Reading List

List of books for Year 9 students

August 10, 2015

ISEB Common Entrance Exam English 13+

Independent Standards Examination Board Common Entrance Examination at 13+ for English

August 10, 2015

KS4 - Shakespearean Drama

This resource enables students to recap the plot and main characters of Shakespeare's most famous play.

August 10, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Introduction

1 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 07, 2015

KS3 SATs Prep Writing Test - "Analyse"

Key Stage 3 writing test prep. Students are taught how to analyse, using the issue of the death penalty as a stimulus.

August 07, 2015

Measure for Measure

Contexts to Shakespeare’s ‘Measure for Measure’ and how they link to the play. A colour coordinated copy is available by request!

August 10, 2018

Tookit for GCSE English

How to approach the GCSE English exams

July 18, 2018

Last minute Macbeth revision

This revision resource contains all you need to know about Macbeth - the play, characters and key themes - in one place!

June 27, 2018

Handmaid's Tale: A Level revision notes

Need a quick summary of key characters, the novel as well as themes to this fairly challenging text? Look no further than below!

June 27, 2018

Last-Minute GCSE Revision Notes: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Learn the essential aspects of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, including characters, themes and the plot in this simplified revision guide!

June 27, 2018

Enron: what you need to know for your A Level exam

Learn the essential aspects of Enron, the play and its most important characters

June 27, 2018

Faustus: last minute A Level revision guide

Learn the essential aspects of Faustus, including characters, themes and the plot in this simplified revision guide!

June 27, 2018

Last-Minute Revision Notes: Hamlet, Shakespeare for A Level

Learn the essential aspects of Hamlet, including characters, themes and the plot in this simplified revision guide!

June 27, 2018

Love and Relationships GCSE Poetry Explained

Find a quick summary of the Love and Relationships anthology, and what you need to know on form, language and structure!

June 27, 2018

Last-Minute GCSE Revision: An Inspector Calls

Learn the essential aspects of An Inspector Calls, including characters, themes and the plot in this simplified revision guide!

June 27, 2018

English Training Melbourne

Learn and enhance your English language skills with the help from MCCA English training experts.

March 22, 2018

Ielts Online Course

IELTS7BAND, one of the prominent online trainer for IELTS exam preparation, which has an unblemished record of 96% of success rate.

February 08, 2018

50 common English Phrasal Verbs

This PDF has 50 frequently used phrasal verbs with definitions and over 300 example sentences

December 11, 2017

Last minute IELTS preparation

IELTS preparation tips

December 11, 2017

Prepositions

A very detailed list of prepositions with their use

December 11, 2017

Story writing

In this resource is a story template - that students can use to plan their stories effectively step by step. Relative for all ages.

November 03, 2017

English as a Second Language

Helpful resources for students learning English to use independently

October 25, 2017

GCSE / A-Level English Language Terms Defined and Explained

This article contains a document that defines and explains multiple English language terms you'll need to know for your GCSE and A-level exams.

September 21, 2017

A GCSE Essay about Mr Hyde as a Frightening Character

This article contains a sample essay about the frightening nature of Mr. Hyde in "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.”

September 21, 2017

A GCSE Essay about Lady Macbeth as a Powerful Character

This article contains a sample essay about the power of Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare's "Macbeth."

September 21, 2017

General and Business English Classes

Einstein College of Australia offers General and Business English training in Melbourne for Basic, Intermediate and Advanced level students.

August 22, 2017

Online English for children

Adverb games

August 07, 2017

Elizabethan Theatre Literary Contexts

Gives brief extracts from the writings important contemporary thinkers, allowing students to understand the frame of reception of Elizabethan drama

July 20, 2017

Verbs in English

Brief overview of how English verbs work: this document puts names to concepts students usually aren't taught

July 20, 2017

English GCSE

Background materials

July 11, 2017

At 47 Poems on 'This' or 'That'

Poems on Anything from Pussy Cats to Politics and Post Modernism

June 26, 2017

How to build argument in essay

Argumentative essay outline

May 17, 2017

15+ Reading List

This reading list is compiled from titles that: I personally enjoyed reading at 15+; my students have recommended; or I have researched online.

March 07, 2017

GCSE English Reading List

This reading list is collated from the list of set texts provided by the UK's main GCSE exam boards.

March 07, 2017

Synonym sort cards

Word cards

January 13, 2017

Literacy program

Summary of the basics needed for GCSE English

July 26, 2016

The Cambridge English Language Assessment

Find out what standard your English is using the online Cambridge English Language Assessment test

June 24, 2016

Advanced Grammar in Use

An excellent and comprehensive resource for grammar rules.

June 24, 2016

Communication in Wating for Godot

An essay explaining the theme of communication in the play Waiting for Godot

June 15, 2016

Poetry

Analysis of 'In Paris with you'

May 27, 2016

KS2 English - Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Study Book

Ideal for upcoming SATS in May 2016 and beyond

May 21, 2016

Concordanta timpurilor cu explicatii in romana (Part 1)

This is an Excel document explaining and exemplifying the English Tenses (Part 1) also offering Romanian translations and explanations.

March 31, 2016

Critical Vocabulary useful for English Literature essays

A list of critical vocabulary helpful for spotting techniques used in (and writing essays on) English Literature.

February 29, 2016

KS1 Phonics Workbook

Practice Phonics Workbook 1

February 27, 2016

KSATutor : Essay writing help in KSA +966 566 104010

Essay Writing, Essay Writing Services, Essay Writing Help, Essay Writing Service, Essay Writing KSA, Essay Writing Saudi Ara

February 25, 2016

Writing and understanding non-fiction texts

This is a quick guide to analysing and studying the effects of language in non-fiction for GCSE.

February 23, 2016

Enhanced Expressions Examples #3

Quotes from fine works of literature that will hopefully provide inspiration for verbalising.

February 21, 2016

Vocabulary - Homophones

2 x worksheets for teaching homophones (words that sound the same). Useful for 11+ exam prep, vocab expansion, and creative writing lessons.

February 19, 2016

Enhancing Expression Examples (EEE) #2

See how great authors used the English language in their own individualistic ways.

February 01, 2016

Enhancing Expression Examples (EEE) #1

To study the prose of those who have a great command of the English language.

January 31, 2016

Poetry Analysis Guide

Useful flow diagram resource I use with my students when looking at Poetry Analysis for GCSE

January 28, 2016

Analysing Non-fiction and Media texts

This guide briefly touches on the fundamentals to consider when analysing non-fiction and media texts.

January 28, 2016

Madeleine's Poetry Analysis Guide

A comprehensive guide to analysing poetry, including key terms and definitions, and an analysis outline.

January 26, 2016

The Highwayman

Subject taught (English Lit) to a Year 5 class.

January 25, 2016

Past exam questions: The Crucible (WJEC)

Practice questions for students studying Arthur Miller's The Crucible taken from WJEC exam board past papers.

January 17, 2016

Past exam questions: To Kill A Mocking Bird (AQA)

Practice questions from past AQA exam papers for To Kill a Mocking Bird, by Harper Lee

January 17, 2016

Past exam questions: Poetry Across Time - Unit 2 (AQA)

Practice questions for students taking AQA English Language, Unit 2, Relationships - Poetry Across Time module.

January 17, 2016

Dulwich Year 9 English Entrance Exam

Practice Paper for Dulwich College selective exam. Dulwich Year 9 English Entrance Exam

December 01, 2015

How A Poem's Title Can Unlock Its Meaning

Useful for making an accurate first reading of a poem, helpful for the unseen poetry element of AQA GCSE in English Literature.

September 25, 2015

Richard III Guided Reading

Critical Enquiry and Independent Study at Advanced Level

September 23, 2015

A-level English Literature common doubts

Here are some common doubts about A-levle English Literature exams.

September 15, 2015

Phonetic Chart

This chart is a great resource for practising difficult sounds in words with students.

September 07, 2015

Vocabulary about feelings

Vocabulary about feelings - Have fun thinking of situations where you could use these words and expressions.

August 27, 2015

First Class Cambridge Essay

A Close Reading of Three Novels' Opening Sentences

August 18, 2015

A* GCSE English Literature Coursework

A Comparison of the Narrative Personae in Robert Browning's 'My Last Duchess' and 'Porphyria's Lover'

August 18, 2015

A* GCSE English Language Coursework

Creative writing on the theme of 'the war hero', consisting of two letters and a dialogue.

August 18, 2015

Cambridge Pre-U Style Exam Questions for Emma

Studying 'Emma' by Jane Austen for your Cambridge Pre-U in English Literature?

August 15, 2015

Main themes in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

A level English Language/Lit - A* grade essay resource

August 15, 2015

Themes in JB Priestley - Inspector Calls

GCSE English A* grade essay resource

August 15, 2015

Poetic Devices

Key terms for poetic devices, including definitions and examples.

August 11, 2015

KS4 Drama - Blood Brothers Essay Writting

3 of 3 powerpoint presentations, this resource allows students to analyse the character of Mrs Lyon in depth.

August 10, 2015

KS4 Drama - Blood Brothers Act 2

2 of 3 powerpoint presentations, a section-by-section to Act 2 of the play

August 10, 2015

KS4 Drama - Blood Brothers Act 1

1 of 3 powerpoint presentations, A section-by-section guide to Act 1 of the play.

August 10, 2015

Unseen Poetry KS4 - Assessment

5 of 5 powerpoint presentations, an opportunity for students to demonstrate their understanding of unseen poetry analysis with an exam style essay.

August 10, 2015

KS4 - Those Winter Sundays

4 of 5 powerpoint presentations, a guide to understanding and analysing the well-loved Robert Hayden poem.

August 10, 2015

KS4 - The Road Not Taken

3 of 5 powerpoint presentations, a guide to understanding and analysing the famous Robert Frost poem.

August 10, 2015

KS4 - History of Western Poetry

2 of 5 powerpoint presentations, this resource guides students through researching and creating their own guide to the numerous poetic periods.

August 10, 2015

Unseen Poetry KS4 - Introduction

1 of 5 powerpoint presentations, this resource introduces students to the main linguistic devices used when discussing poetry.

August 10, 2015

SATs Writing Revision: "SATs Writing Revision"

Recaps the key skills needed to do well in the SATs writing exam, inc. looking at the mark scheme.

August 07, 2015

KS3 SAT Writing Test "Advise"

KS3 Students are supported to create an effective piece of writing in which they advise.

August 07, 2015

KS3 SAT Writing Test "Imagine, Explore, Entertain"

7 of 10 ppts helping students prepare for the KS3 writing paper.

August 07, 2015

KS3 SATs Prep Writing Test - "Inform"

6 of 10 ppts helping students prepare for their KS3 SAT Writing Paper

August 07, 2015

KS3 SATs Prep Writing Test - "Describe"

5 of 10 Key Stage 3 writing test prep power point presentations

August 07, 2015

Key Stage 3 SATs - English Reading test 2007

A powerpoint presentation / lesson plan for tutors and teachers preparing Key Stage 3 students for their English SAT exam.

August 07, 2015

KS3 SATs Prep Writing Test - "Explain"

Key Stage 3 writing test. Students are taught how to write to explain (with a few weird pictures to help!)

August 07, 2015

KS3 SATs Prep Writing Test - Review & Comment

How to write reviews and comments and includes examples of each writing style.

August 07, 2015

KS3 SATs Prep Writing Test - Introduction

KS3 Writing Test Introduction - The Writing Question: ‘Introduction - The Writing Triplets, & Purpose, Audience and Format.

August 07, 2015

Key Stage 3 SATs - English Reading Test 2006

The KS3 SATs Reading paper 2006. A powerpoint presentation with example questions and the answers from the mark scheme.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Assessment

14 of 14 powerpoint presentations. End of Scheme Assessment - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapters 18,19,20

13 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapters 16-17

12 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 15

11 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 14

10 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapters 11,12,13

9 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 10

8 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapters 7,8,9

7 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 5-6

6 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 4

5 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 3

4 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 2

3 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Chapter 1

2 of 14 powerpoint presentations. Novel scheme of work for - Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

August 06, 2015