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Hey!! Any last minute advise for paper 2? More specifically do you talk about the effect on the reader in question four or just how it shows the writers perspective?

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yh i wanna know what to say for question for aswell, pls someone respond
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question 1 - boxes
question 2 - pql (x3) [ point,quote,infencere,link]
question 3 - effect on the reader (language)
question 4 - methods of viewpoints and perspective
question 5 - easiest section b question out there

also i don't know the difference between viewpoints and perspective.
anyone know
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Section A structure – Evaluate…’* – Gender, Social group, Dialect, Ethnicity

Choice of two questions – Use AO1 Terminology and AO2 Theory/Study

AO1 – Appropriate language analysis, with associated terminology and written expression

  • - Linguistic methods and terminology
  • - Guide reader
  • - Develop line of argument


AO2 – Demonstrate understanding of concepts and issues relevant to language use

  • - Demonstrate individual and synthesised overview of issues
  • - Evaluate and challenge views, approaches, interpretations of linguistic issues
  • - Comment on different views, approaches and interpretations of linguistic issues


Include examples with relation to specific evaluation

Gender

  • The generic use of ‘he’ for both males and females and the generic ‘man’ in ‘mankind’, ‘policeman’ and ‘fireman’ are all examples of bias against women. Julia Stanley said that women are not linguistically represented in our language… This is supported by…


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Section B – Language Discourses

Question 2 Structure

Comparison of 2 texts – Question 3 format in Paper 1

AO1 – Appropriate methods of language analysis with terminology and structure

  • - Apply terminology with patterns and complexities
  • - Apply different levels of language in an integrated way and recognize connections
  • - Apply language analysis and guide reader


Include:

  • - Parallel clauses
  • - Antithesis
  • - Clause elements and order
  • - Metaphorical patterns
  • - Cohesion and ideal reader positioning


Alongside:

  • - Tenses; present
  • - Aspect; progressive, perfective
  • - Noun phrases
  • - Noun types; abstract, concrete, proper, etc
  • - Superlative adjectives
  • - Sentence adverbs, etc


AO3 – Analyse and evaluate contextual factors & language future with relation to meaning construction

  • - Evaluate vocabulary and language techniques to describe language change and language itself
  • - Evaluate use of language and representations & explore analysis within wider social & cultural context
  • - Analyse how language choices create meanings and representations
  • - Analyse how aspects of context work together to affect language use


AO4 – Explore connections through text

  • - Evaluate significance of connections found across texts
  • - Evaluate connections in text’s language by reference to context
  • - Discourse & representations of language
  • - Journalistic contexts on representations of language




Question 3 - Opinion Article

Already familiar – Structure correctly and reference humorous remarks to topic in question - Refer to Paper 1 Section A Question 3
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im sorry that was for A2 a-level aqa english language paper 2
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