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BHSC English GCSE Course

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BHSC English GCSE Course

  1. 1. + All you need to know
  2. 2. + What do I have to do?  3 Units  Unit 1 – Understanding and producing non-fiction texts  Unit 2 – Speaking and Listening  Unit 3 – Understanding written and spoken texts and writing creatively  1 exam – 2 hours – 80 marks  4 controlled assessments – 12 hours - 80 marks
  3. 3. +Understanding and producing non-fiction texts
  4. 4. + What does it mean?  It’s a 2 hour exam at the end of the year  You will be given some texts to read and answer questions on.  There are 40 marks.  You will be asked to write 2 non-fiction pieces.  One will be to inform or advise  The other will be an experience you may have had (though you can make it up through descriptive writing)  Another 40 marks
  5. 5. +Speaking and Listening
  6. 6. + What do I have to do?  3 tasks  Controlled assessment  Presenting – this needs to be on your own and it could be a talk about a hobby, for instance.  Discussing and listening – this is in a group or it could be the whole class.  Role playing – drama!  15 marks for each task.
  7. 7. +Understanding written and spokentexts, and writing creatively
  8. 8. + What on earth does that mean? 3 tasks 3 controlled assessments
  9. 9. + Controlled Assessment 1 Extended reading You will read a book, some short stories or a play. You will complete 1 task of no more than 1600 words in 3-4 hours. 30 marks
  10. 10. + Controlled Assessment 2 Creative Writing 2 tasks Controlled assessment You will be writing to a brief given to you by your teacher 1200 words altogether – 30 marks
  11. 11. + Controlled Assessment 3 Spoken Language Study 1 controlled assessment Lots of research You might write about txt spk or Facebook or Beebo You can write about the different ways in which people speak, making recordings if you like. 20 marks

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