A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 GCSE English Language qualifications. Approved for the AQA GCSE English Language 2015 specification, this print Student Book is designed for students targeting Grades 1 to 5 and above. Featuring a wide range of 19th-, 20th- and 21st-century texts, this resource has spelling, punctuation and grammar support integrated throughout. It also contains assessment tests and in-depth exam preparation, including two full practice papers. See also our Progress print and digital pack, which comprises a Progress print Student Book, a Writing Workshop print Student book, enhanced digital editions of each and free Teacher's Resources.
Introduction; READING: Unit 1. Identify and explain information; Unit 2. Select, interpret and collate information; Unit 3. Interpret and comment on meaning; Unit 4. Examine how writers use language to influence readers; Unit 5. Examine how writers create and use tone; Unit 6. Explore how writers use language to describe; Unit 7. Explore how writers order and organise texts; Unit 8. Explore structure in fiction; Unit 9. Write about structure; Unit 10. Test your progress 1; Unit 11. Understand viewpoint; Unit 12. Examine similarities and differences in viewpoint; Unit 13. Compare writers' viewpoints; Unit 14. Judge for yourself; Unit 15. Evaluate texts and support the points you make; Unit 16. Test your progress 2; Unit 17. Wider reading 1: Investigate story openings; Unit 18. Wider reading 2: Reading sources from different genres; SPOKEN LANGUAGE: Unit 19. Prepare and give a presentation; WRITING: Unit 20. Write for purpose and audience; Unit 21. Write effective sentences; Unit 22. Use effective vocabulary; Unit 23. Control your writing; Unit 24. Create tone to influence your reader; Unit 25. Make choices to organise and write; Unit 26. Test your progress 3; Unit 27. Describe effectively; Unit 28. Tell a good story; Unit 29. Make your point; Unit 30. Craft your writing; Unit 31. Spell accurately; Unit 32. Test your progress 4; PREPARING FOR YOUR EXAM: Set 1 practice Paper 1; Practice Paper 1: Make progress; Set 1 practice Paper 2; Practice Paper 2: Make progress; Set 2 practice Paper 1; Set 2 practice Paper 2; Glossary; Acknowledgements