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Oxford International AQA Examinations: International GCSE English Literature

The only textbook for OxfordAQA International GCSE English Literature

Author Ken Haworth and Author Jane Branson

Suitable for:  14-16 year old students of OxfordAQA International GCSE English Literature (9275)

Price:  £22.50

ISBN: 978-0-19-837593-7
Publication date: 18/08/2016
Paperback: 248 pages
Dimensions: 276x219mm

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Description

The only textbook that has been written for the OxfordAQA International GCSE English Literature (9275) specification, for first teaching in September 2016. Written by expert authors who have contributed to the new specification, the clear, skills-focused approach develops students' reading, writing and critical thinking skills.


Features

  • Strengthen students' reading, writing and reasoning skills with extensive opportunities for critical thinking, evaluation and analysis.
  • Embed confidence for unseen and set texts with extracts and exercises drawn from a wide range of prose and poetry.
  • Encourage students to develop critical and independent responses to literature, preparing them for A Level study.
  • Support every student with Stretch and Support exercises that provide additional help or further challenge where necessary.
  • Challenge, motivate and engage your students with carefully selected text examples, designed to suit the international classroom.
  • Support students' understanding of challenging language within example texts and the terminology needed for critical analysis with Tips, Key Terms and a comprehensive glossary.

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Table of Contents

Becoming a literature student
1: The benefits of reading literature
2: Understanding the assessment objectives
3: Practising engagement and analysis
Part 1 Developing your literature skills
Themes, ideas and contexts
1: Introduction to AO1
2: Exploring theme
3: Developing ideas in texts
4: Looking at context
5: More about context
6: Steps to success
7: Writing about texts
8: AO1: what examiners look for
9: Putting it all together
The writer's craft
1: What is characterisation?
2: Analysing characters
3: How writers use plot
4: Understanding form
5: Understanding structure
6: How writers use language
7: Understanding literary techniques
8: Literary techniques and meaning
9: Stage directions
Responding to literary texts
1: Giving an informed, personal response
2: Using specialist terms
3: Writing coherently and accurately
4: Planning and writing a response
5: Organising answers and using evidence
6: Looking at question structure
7: Reviewing AO3
Part 2 Applying your literature skills
Responding to prose and drama
1: Reading and collecting evidence

2: Writing about character
3: Writing about relationships
4: Revising themes and ideas
5: Understanding questions
6: Looking at Shakespeare texts
7: Using references and quotations
8: Linking, comparing and contrasting
9: Writing about structure
Responding to unseen prose
1: Skimming, scanning and planning
2: Reading in detail
3: Exploring word choices
4: Looking at setting
The Poetry Anthology
1: Introduction to 'People and Places'
2: Meaning and context
3: Language: 1
4: Language: 2
5: Creating images: 1
6: Creating images: 2
7: Form and structure
8: Links and connections
9: Writing about the Anthology poems
10: Writing about your own choice of poem
Responding to unseen poetry
1: Introduction to unseen poetry
2: Making meaning
3: Looking at language
4: Form and structure
5: Unseen poetry - planning an answer
6: Unseen poetry - coherent, high-quality writing
7: Preparing for the exam
Part 3 Look how far you've come!
1: Reading and responding
2: Reviewing and practising
Glossary