What you need to revise

English Language Paper 1  – reading fiction/descriptive writing – revising literary devices and reading plenty of fiction/short stories/extracts will be beneficial

English Language Paper 2 – reading non-fiction/point of view writing – revising persuasive/rhetorical devices, revising the different writing formats: speech/letter/article/essay/leaflet and reading plenty of non-fiction e.g. newspaper articles online will be beneficial

English Literature Paper 1a An Inspector Calls, Paper 1b A Christmas Carol

English Literature Paper 2 Section A Macbeth, Section B Unseen poetry

Revise by re-reading the whole text, using essays and class notes as revision materials, test yourself using knowledge organisers and use the websites listed to support your revision.

Resources

Click the links below:
A Christmas Carol full text
A Christmas Carol revision booklet
An Inspector Calls full text
AIC revision booklet

Links

Free Homework & Revision for A Level, GCSE, KS3 & KS2 – Seneca.com
English – BBC Bitesize – BBC Bitesize

Tips

  • Reading a variety of fiction and non-fiction
  • Knowledge organisers
  • Cue cards
  • Quizzes
  • Practice essays/past paper questions in timed conditions

Exam Board

AQA GCSE English Language
AQA GCSE English Literature

Equipment

Black pen

Revision Guides

CPG – language and literature books available to purchase from school via Scopay