AQA GCSE English Skills for Achieving an A* by John Nield, Graham Fletcher, Unsah Tabassum


AQA GCSE English Skills for Achieving an A* by John Nield, Graham Fletcher, Unsah Tabassum

AQA GCSE English Skills for Achieving an A* allows students to develop the highest levels of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to achieve the very best results in their exams and controlled assessment. Focused on the Assessment Objectives, the book helps students develop their portable skills and apply them to the new AQA English, English Language and English Literature specifications. This accessible, skills-focused text is essential reading for all Higher Tier AQA GCSE English students. Written by advanced skills teachers and a senior examiner, it includes: - Sections on reading, writing, speaking and listening, and literature, which emphasise how the skills are applied in the exams and in the new controlled assessment. - Stimulating source material designed for Higher Tier students with associated tasks designed to motivate students. - Samples of grade A and grade A* student work, accompanied in each case by examiner comments that will help students to make sense of the world of assessment and improve their grades. - Examiner comments on how to achieve the highest grades to enable students to assess their own responses. - Assessment for learning activities to allow students to practice their skills. Also in the series: - AQA GCSE English: Skills for Language & Literature Textbook (978-1-4441-0874-3) - AQA GCSE English: Skills for Language & Literature Teacher Resource Pack + CD (978-1-4441-0875-0) Workbooks sold in packs of 5 and 10 for: - AQA GCSE English and English Language Unit 1: Understanding and Producing Non-Fiction Texts - AQA GCSE English Unit 3: Understanding and Producing Creative Texts - AQA GCSE English Literature Unit 1: Exploring Modern Texts - AQA GCSE English Language Unit 3: Understanding Spoken and Written Texts and Writing Creatively

About the Author

John Nield is a senior examiner for a major awarding body. With many years teaching experience he now runs courses to help English departments across the country boost their results. Graham Fletcher is an Advanced Skills Teacher who has over 15 years experience as Head of English, examining and moderating. He is currently a Deputy Headteacher but still teaches English to GCSE students. With many years' experience moderating for Speaking and Listening Graham wrote this section of the textbook. Unsah Tabassum has over 10 years teaching experience, with over 6 years spent transforming English Departments and improving GCSE results. She is an examiner and Assistant Headteacher.

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96 pages


John Nield, Graham Fletcher, Unsah Tabassum
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Publication date

25th June 2010



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