Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
x Turn on thread page Beta

Entering GCSE English literature early watch

Announcements
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    2
    ReputationRep:
    Is it useful to enter GCSE English literature one year early? How much time do you need to set aside for course work?
    Offline

    6
    ReputationRep:
    gcse lit has no coursework, the vast majority of subjects (unless they have practical elements like DT or something) don’t have coursework anymore after they’ve switched to this 9-1 scale, so that shouldn’t be a problem. but there’s still a lot to memorise for the subject: 15 poems, 2 plays and a novel. then there’s exam structure which takes a while to master for a top grade.
    I’d advise taking English language a year early if that’s possible instead, all you need to learn for that are language+structure devices and how to structure the questions. you effectively do the same things as in lit except don’t have to memorise lots of texts, plots, themes and quotes because you won’t have seen what you’re writing about before the exam. you can do better and spend less time studying the subject with language.
    Posted on the TSR App. Download from Apple or Google Play
 
 
 
Reply
Submit reply
Turn on thread page Beta
Updated: February 13, 2018
Poll
Do you agree with the proposed ban on plastic straws and cotton buds?
Useful resources

Make your revision easier

OMAM

Ultimate Of Mice And Men Thread

Plot, context, character analysis and everything in between.

Notes

Revision Hub

All our revision materials in one place

Love books

Common grammar and vocabulary problems

Get your questions asked and answered

Useful literary websitesStudy help rules and posting guidelines

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.