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Assessment and Feedback Formsfree18 April 2014

One of the purposes of the Language and Literature website is to make teaching more straightforward for teachers; to ‘save time’, as it were. With this in mind, teachers can access, on this page,... more

Advertisements (iii)10 April 2014

In the 8th of the ‘Texts to Go’ series, the website publishes a range of advertisements – and will publish more in the weeks to come. Advertisements, and persuasive texts more generally, are... more

Advertisements (ii)2 April 2014

In the 7th of the ‘Texts to Go’ series, the website publishes a range of advertisements – and will publish more in the weeks to come. Advertisements, and persuasive texts more generally, are... more

Advertisements (i)28 March 2014

In the 6th of the ‘Texts to Go’ series, the website publishes a range of advertisements – and will publish more in the weeks to come. Advertisements, and persuasive texts more generally, are... more

Paper 1 (HL) Visual Texts7 March 2014

It is entirely possible that students may be expected to comment on visual texts or visual aspects, including graphology, of multimodal texts in their Paper 1 examination, both at Standard and Higher... more

Revision With Twitterature26 February 2014

Here is a very short, simple activity for revision (probably for Part 3 texts). You can use it at the beginning of a lesson as a 'starter' activity, or at the end. It takes 5-15 minutes. As exams loom,... more

Book Reviews13 February 2014

Teacher (T): So what kind of text is your written task actually? Student (S): It’s a book review. That’s what I told you I was writing. We talked about it. T: I see. And where is it supposed to... more

Nominalisation31 January 2014

Nominalisation is a process in which a verb or verb group is transformed into a noun. Nominalisation is a frequent feature in media texts in which it may be advantageous or desirable to omit the agent... more

Pun31 January 2014

A play on words, often comic, resulting from a word having more than one meaning, or two words with the different meanings having the same sound. This second form of punning is called homophony; compare,... more

Deictic31 January 2014

Words that point in various directions, within a text and beyond it. For example, ‘down there’, ‘this’, ‘that’ etc. Deictic expressions may also point in time, as in ‘now’, ‘then’,... more