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YEAR 11 REVISION
GUIDE- GCSE ENGLISH &
LITERATURE
Literature Unit 1- 18th May Page- 16 Literature Unit 2- 22nd
May Page- 29 English Language- 2nd June Page 2

Sprowston Community High School

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YEAR 11 WJEC REVISION GUIDE- ENGLISH 2015
WJEC ENGLISH LANGUAGE GCSE ­ 2nd June 2015
UNIT 1- READING 1 HOUR- 20% UNIT 2- WRITING 1 HOUR - 20%

UNIT 1 READING ­ 1 HOUR
MEDIA/ NON FICTION COMPARISON This section will ask you to analyse non fiction
texts. This could…

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· One question will be comprehension, which tests your reading ability.
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· Another question will ask you how a certain impression, view or tone is portrayed. For
these questions you should consider choice of language, sentence structure, and use of
punctuation and the content of the writing.
· One question will ask you to consider how the text attracts its audience…

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· How does this text try to persuade or sell or influence? COMPARISON OF TEXTS
· Compare and contrast these texts.
· Using information from both texts, explain why...
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Common mistakes from the mock-
· Make sure you have at least 10 points for Q1
· Those who planned a grid or used systematic comparison of points scored higher on
Q4
· Do not just use Q4 as repetition of all the points you've said in the other questions.…

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· Try to expand your vocabulary. Use words you do not normally use. It doesn't matter if
you're not completely sure how to spell them. You get points for trying.
· Use standard English and avoid slang
· Make sure you engage your reader. Use any trick you can to…

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and try to arrange them in an order of development. What would be good to use as an
introduction, the main and your conclusion?
· The best marks are awarded when people plan what they are going to say and you
can see a logical development of their argument.
·…

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· Anecdotes
· Magic 3
· Facts and figures
· Detailed reasons and justification
CHECK YOUR PURPOSE, AUDIENCE and FORMAT
· What is it you are supposed to be writing? Plan your answer to ensure you are clear
on your purpose
· Make sure your purpose is CLEAR
· Make…

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Yr 11 students think that.......' ` Like me, you must agree that.....' ` As an English
class, we should believe that....' ` Teenagers like us often think.....' ` As 15 year old
yourselves, you must agree that' ` Fellow classmates.....' ` Key Stage Four
students, you know that...'
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Page 1

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YEAR 11 REVISION
GUIDE- GCSE ENGLISH &
LITERATURE
Literature Unit 1- 18th May Page- 16 Literature Unit 2- 22nd
May Page- 29 English Language- 2nd June Page 2

Sprowston Community High School

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YEAR 11 WJEC REVISION GUIDE- ENGLISH 2015
WJEC ENGLISH LANGUAGE GCSE ­ 2nd June 2015
UNIT 1- READING 1 HOUR- 20% UNIT 2- WRITING 1 HOUR - 20%

UNIT 1 READING ­ 1 HOUR
MEDIA/ NON FICTION COMPARISON This section will ask you to analyse non fiction
texts. This could…

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· One question will be comprehension, which tests your reading ability.
2

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· Another question will ask you how a certain impression, view or tone is portrayed. For
these questions you should consider choice of language, sentence structure, and use of
punctuation and the content of the writing.
· One question will ask you to consider how the text attracts its audience…

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· How does this text try to persuade or sell or influence? COMPARISON OF TEXTS
· Compare and contrast these texts.
· Using information from both texts, explain why...
3

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Common mistakes from the mock-
· Make sure you have at least 10 points for Q1
· Those who planned a grid or used systematic comparison of points scored higher on
Q4
· Do not just use Q4 as repetition of all the points you've said in the other questions.…

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· Try to expand your vocabulary. Use words you do not normally use. It doesn't matter if
you're not completely sure how to spell them. You get points for trying.
· Use standard English and avoid slang
· Make sure you engage your reader. Use any trick you can to…

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and try to arrange them in an order of development. What would be good to use as an
introduction, the main and your conclusion?
· The best marks are awarded when people plan what they are going to say and you
can see a logical development of their argument.
·…

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· Anecdotes
· Magic 3
· Facts and figures
· Detailed reasons and justification
CHECK YOUR PURPOSE, AUDIENCE and FORMAT
· What is it you are supposed to be writing? Plan your answer to ensure you are clear
on your purpose
· Make sure your purpose is CLEAR
· Make…

Page 10

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Yr 11 students think that.......' ` Like me, you must agree that.....' ` As an English
class, we should believe that....' ` Teenagers like us often think.....' ` As 15 year old
yourselves, you must agree that' ` Fellow classmates.....' ` Key Stage Four
students, you know that...'
7

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