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Section a english language unit 1 h tier



a guide to the new GCSE AQA

a guide to the new GCSE AQA



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    • Section A English Language Unit 1 H Tier Spend about 1 hour on this section
    • Approach
      • Read ALL texts before looking at the questions
      • Decide on GAP
      • Genre
      • Audience
      • Purpose
      • Highlight or underline any words, phrases or ideas that strike you!!!
    • Question 1 Retrieval
      • Give full and detailed evidence in your own words so that it is clear that you understand.
      • Use relevant quotations
      • Explain your quotations and the points you make to show your interpretation
      • Make perceptive connections
    • Question 2
      • Presentation
      • Give a detailed interpretation of the effect of the presentation.
      • Explain your interpretation, your ideas in detail describing the presentation AND ITS EFFECT!
      • Use quotations or references to support your ideas and interpretations.
    • Question 3 Inference – how you interpret the clues!
      • You need to engage, in detail, with the text. We’re looking for feelings and emotions and how they’re conveyed.
      • Perceptive explanations and interpretations.
      • Quotations using PEE with very detailed explanations.
      • BS?
    • Question 4 comparing use and effect of language
      • You will be asked to compare 2 of the texts and you MUST compare using comparative connectives.
      • Plan your response carefully
      • Analyse HOW the authors have used language differently to achieve their effects.
      • Use effective and detailed PEE
    • Planning for Question 4
      • You could write about one text and then refer back to it when writing about the second text, comparing them. D/C
      • You could write about each text alone and then use a paragraph to compare D/C
      • The best way is to make a list of what you wish to compare.
      • Use this list as your plan and write about the same features in each text.
    • Section B Writing
      • There are two tasks in section B
      • The first is worth 16 marks, the second 24 marks
      • Spend about 30 minutes on the first and 45 on the second.
      • You need to create the opportunity to show what you can do!
      • Make sure you use a range of punctuation
      • Use a range of sentence structures
      • Vary your sentence structures and openings
      • Make it lively and entertaining.