How to Write Essays for GCSE English Literature by Neil Bowen

Essay writing is a skill that can be learned and practised. In this ground-breaking book, Neil Bowen dissects the exam requirements for good literature essay writing by examining the criteria for different grade boundaries and then matching these against examples from students' essays. Very readable, clear and concise information about how to achieve good grades,and improve essay writing.An invaluable aid to students,teachers and parents, giving clear indications of how essays are graded. A must for any students taking English Literature at GCSE level. Contains explanations of what the examiners are looking for and full guidance on how to write a A grade essay! This handy guide is easy to follow and understand, very well written with superb analysis of examples from past GCSE literature exams. I cannot recommend this book enough if you are looking for an easy way to guarantee an A star in your English GCSE. It has exceeded my expectations and I will definitely be picking up any more works from Neil Bowen in the future.

About the Author

Neil Bowen has been teaching English for about 15 years, working in both the state and independent sectors. Currently he is Head of English at Wells Cathedral School in sunny Somerset. He has written many articles on English Literature and a number of popular teaching resources for 'A' level. Recently he has started a Masters Degree in Literature and Teaching at Cambridge University.

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144 pages


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Publication date

30th June 2013



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