what is English paper 1 About?
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- 02-11-2017 18:04
- 02-11-2017 21:40
You can look at past papers to figure out the topics/the question structures!
- 03-11-2017 12:16
Paper one of the AQA English Language GCSE is more about creative writing, and analysis. There are 5 questions:
Find specific things within specific lines on a specific theme - usually 4
Specific lines and specific themes - language like repetition, alliteration, assonance, verbs, adverbs. Discuss why they were used and the effect on the reader etc.
Sentence Structure, why they are used in a certain way etc. Quote, explain, analyse, types of sentences, story lines etc.
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.
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.Last edited by Purdy7; 03-11-2017 at 12:20.