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.


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


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


  • 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


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Revision Guides

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