WJEC AS Level English language and Literature


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WJEC AS Level English language and Literature

  1. 1. Miss SinclairAS ENGLISH LANGUAGE ANDLITERATURE L.O: To understand the structure and assessment objectives for LL1. To plan a presentation on terminology
  2. 2. Title: Defining Lit and Lang Language Literature
  3. 3. Language LiteratureVessel for Written workscommunication Beauty of languageAgreed between people Has an emotional effectSpoken or written The study of language and literature has a set of terminology and clear frameworks we will use for analysis.
  4. 4. WHAT WE’LL DO THIS YEARLL1 – Exam preparation (2 ½ hour written paper 80 marks)Critical reading of literary and non-literary textsSection A: Poetry pre-1900 plus an unseen textYou will answer one of two questions.Section B: ProseRead two prose texts: Choose one from two questions
  5. 5. SECTION A: POETRY PRE-1900 PLUS ANUNSEEN TEXT In this section you will be asked to compare one of the poems from the Anthology with an unseen text. Over the next term we will be analysing the poems from this anthology in detail. The unseen text can be from any genre so to prepare for this we will focus on learning the terminology and skills of analysis.
  6. 6. WHAT YOU ARE ASSESSED ON AO1 (16/40) AO2 (8/40) AO3 (16/40)Select and apply Demonstrate Use integratedrelevant concepts detailed critical approaches toand approaches understanding in explorefrom integrated analysing the relationshipslinguistic and ways in which between texts,literary study, structure, form analysing andusing appropriate and language evaluating theterminology and shape meanings in significance ofaccurate, a range of spoken contextualcoherent written and written factors in theirexpression. texts. production and reception.
  7. 7. PUPIL FRIENDLY AOS AO1 (16/40) AO2 (8/40) AO3 (16/40)
  8. 8. Overview Style CONTENT; CONTEXT; AUDIENCE; Your own written and spoken ATTITUDES; PURPOSE; TEXT TYPE; expression has an impact on how your ideas are perceived by others. TONE; THEMES Always use an appropriate styleWhen we analyse texts we are primarily and register for the context inexploring meaning. which you are writing or speaking.Without keeping the focus on meaning, Punctuation and vocabulary need toyou will be feeding the examiner a dry be used accurately.cone of frameworks. But without the MEANINGcone, you are likely to end up with Form and structure/Discoursemeaning melting and running through Genre, narrative stance (first person, third person,your fingers. Yuk! second person address), narrative voice, dialogue,Remember: you can get ice creams verse type e.g. sonnet (Petrarchan/Shakespearean),with different scoops of flavour: ballad, lyric, free verse, epistolary form, prose/versealways try to explore different ways of Order of content; development of ideas/argument,reading a text. chronology, juxtaposition of content, chapters, FORM & STRUCTURE flashback, stanza structure (couplet; quatrain, sestet,Sentence level/Grammar octave, enjambment, caesura, volta) rhyme scheme,Sentence typesSyntax (word order) metre, scansion, enjambment, turn-taking, pausing,(especially: parallelism, foregrounding; end focus; SENTENCE LEVEL non-fluency, overlapping, latchingnonstandard features) Mood (Declarative,Interrogative, PhonologyImperative) Accent/Pronunciation e.g. elision,Tense, Standard/Non-standard features/Dialect WORD LEVEL phonemes //, plosives, fricatives, sibilants,Ellipsis IPA, Received Pronunciation, regional accents. .Prosodic features (loudness, stress, pitch,Word level/Lexis Phonology & intonation, etc.)Modifiers, Register Word classes (e.g. pronouns, Typography Sound alliteration, assonance, rhymeverbs, abstract nouns) (couplets, masculine, half-rhyme, eyeLexical sets Connotations rhyme), rhythm, iambic and trochaic feet,Standard/Non-standard sound effects, onomatopoeia, )features/Dialect/Idioms/Archaisms Typography –Font, PunctuationLiterary and Rhetorical techniques including: Orthography Graphemes <>metaphor, simile, allusion, imagery, symbolism, Pictorial elements, Use of colour
  9. 9. HOMEWORK In groups you will be preparing to teach the rest of the class about the terminology you have been given. You will need to produce a detailed definition for each of your terms. Try to come up with interesting ways to help your classmates remember the terminology. Present your work as a PowerPoint, video or Prezi and have something such as a worksheet to share with the class.