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Oxford International AQA Examinations: International GCSE English Language

The only textbook for OxfordAQA International GCSE English Language

Author Imelda Pilgrim

Suitable for:  14-16 year old students of OxfordAQA International GCSE English Language (9270)

Price:  £24.50

ISBN: 978-0-19-837592-0
Publication date: 21/07/2016
Paperback: 192 pages
Dimensions: 276x219mm

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The only textbook that fully supports the OxfordAQA International GCSE English Language (9270) specification, for first teaching in September 2016. Written by an experienced author, the clear, international approach develops the key skills needed for exam success and to support progression to A Level study.


  • Written by an expert author who has contributed to the new specification.
  • Build the inference, exploration, analysis and deduction skills required to effectively analyse a wide range of texts.
  • Ensure students' can adapt their writing for different audiences and purposes with extensive opportunities for practice.
  • Challenge and motivate your students with text examples drawn from around the world.
  • Develop students' reading and writing skills with activities and questions accompanying every text.
  • Ensure your students feel confident and supported with clear progression and skills development through the texts and accompanying activities.

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Table of Contents

Section A: FICTION
1: We Were Just Driving Around by Jon Mc Gregor
2: I used to live here once by Jean Rhys
3: Land of the Purple Evening by Diane Browne
4: The Cleaning by Jon McGregor
5: The Secret of Crickley Hall by James Herbert
6: The Invisible Man by HG Wells
7: Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
8: The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster
9: Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
10: The Museum of Final Journeys by Anita Desai
1: The Beggar King by Aminatta Forna
2: Shakespeare by Bill Bryson
3: Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self
4: Fall of Antwerp, October 1914

5: Taking a Picture by Vivienne de Watteville
5: My Father's Fortune by Michael Frayn
7: The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell
8: A Russian Journal by John Steinbeck
9: Mawson's Will by Lennard Bickel
10: All Points North by Simon Armitage
1: 3.56am: man steps on the moon by Anthony Tucker
2: Children among 47 dead as building collapses by Robin Pagnamenta
3: Rebecca Coriam: lost at sea by Jon Ronson
4: Japan earthquake and tsunami: "we had no idea how much worse it would get" by Henry Green
5: One perfect hour with Uganda's mountain gorillas by Mark Carwardine
6: Where the wild things are by Isabella Tree
7: I look down from the windows of this old Broadway hotel by Maeve Brennan
8: The caveman on the 'mill by Hank Davis, Lisa Jhung and Alissa Hardiman
9: Seatbelts in UAE: The deadly truth by Sarvy Geranpayeh and Noorhan Barakat
10: Pompeii Exhibition: Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum by Richard Dorment