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    what is English paper 1 About?

    You can look at past papers to figure out the topics/the question structures!

    Paper one of the AQA English Language GCSE is more about creative writing, and analysis. There are 5 questions:

    Question 1
    Find specific things within specific lines on a specific theme - usually 4

    Question 2
    Specific lines and specific themes - language like repetition, alliteration, assonance, verbs, adverbs. Discuss why they were used and the effect on the reader etc.

    Question 3
    Sentence Structure, why they are used in a certain way etc. Quote, explain, analyse, types of sentences, story lines etc.

    Question 4
    An argument on how the writer gives you certain impressions - character tone atmosphere. Do both sides of the argument. It's usually around agreeing or disagreeing with something.

    Question 5
    Creative writing like a description or a story inspired by a picture of title given. Remember to plan it.

    I high recommend you watch Mr Bruff's videos on You Tube, he really explains it in an easy to understand way. After doing so before my exam I went up a grade in the final.

    For this years (9-1 2017 paper), there are only sample papers available and the actually paper wont be released yet. Some of the sample papers I found harder then the actual exam, so make sure you do them.
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