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AQA GCSE English Language: Student Book 1: Developing the skills for learning and assessment

Skills development and assessment preparation approved by AQA

Author Helen Backhouse, Author Beverley Emm, and Consultant David Stone

Suitable for:  Teachers and students following the 2015 AQA GCSE English Language specification

Price:  £18.50

ISBN: 978-0-19-834074-4
Publication date: 05/02/2015
Paperback: 208 pages
Dimensions: 276x219mm

Availability: In stock.

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Student Book 1 develops the reading and writing skills that students will be assessed on in the exams. Using a thematic approach that focuses on the AOs, with SPAG delivered in context, this book supports students of all abilities. Peer and self-assessment activities, end-of-chapter assessments and sample exam papers allow progress to be monitored.


  • Has been approved by AQA
  • Develops the reading and writing skills that students will be assessed on in their exams
  • Engages and motivates students through a thematic approach that prepares them for thematic connections they will face in the exams
  • Familiarises students with the Assessment Objectives and develops their skills within the context of the AOs
  • Supports students of all abilities through a range of texts, activities, stretch and support features, tips and key terms
  • Improves students' technical accuracy through in-context SPAG support and activities
  • Enables progress to be monitored through regular peer and self-assessments, end-of-chapter assessments and sample exam papers
  • Provides reassurance and authority through an experienced and trusted author team

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