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English revision resources

English Revision support

Targeted support to help students achieve their exam potential

The Examiners Reports revealed many areas in the GCSE and AS/A Level exams where students had demonstrated their knowledge of the requirements of the papers, and shown real insight within their responses. However, there were areas where some students struggled and Oxford are here to help.

For students preparing for AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2, Question 4, watch the video for our tips.

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WJEC for Wales Revision Workbooks

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Oxford Literature Companions Workbooks

Spelling, punctuation and grammar support

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Get it Right for GCSE - Spelling, punctuation and grammar

Learn spelling, punctuation and grammar basics and not lose valuable marks in the exams

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Oxford School Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Dictionary

SPAG points are clearly explained in separate sections, with helpful examples, context and tips for enhancing students' writing

Oxford Student's Dictionary: ideal for whole-school, and GCSE preparation

Oxford Student's Dictionary

As well as subject-specific headwords and an increase in 19th-century vocabulary, this dictionary also includes a 'Prepare for exam' supplement

Exam Insights blogs

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GCSE English Literature tips

Gathered from the Examiners reports, read our advice for students who are approaching their English Literature exams

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GCSE English Language tips

Read our advice for English Language students based on the areas for improvement highlighted in the Examiners Reports

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Practice and procedure pays off!

Rebecca Geoghegan shares her advice for students approaching their English Language exams