A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 GCSE English qualifications. Written for the 2015 AQA GCSE English Literature specification, this Student Book provides in-depth support for studying Telling Tales - the AQA Anthology of Modern Short Stories. With a dedicated unit for each short story, this resource builds students' skills and confidence in understanding and writing about these exciting short texts. An exam preparation section includes practice questions, example answers and a chart comparing themes and ideas. See also our Short Story Anthology print and digital pack, which comprises the print Student Book, the enhanced digital edition and a free Teacher's Resource.
Introduction; TELLING TALES - THE AQA ANTHOLOGY: Unit 1. 'Chemistry' - Graham Swift; Unit 2. 'Odour of Chrysanthemums' - D.H. Lawrence; Unit 3. 'My Polish Teacher's Tie' - Helen Dunmore; Unit 4. 'Korea' - John McGahern; Unit 5. 'A Family Supper' - Kazuo Ishiguro; Unit 6. 'Invisible Mass of the Back Row' - Claudette Williams; Unit 7. 'The Darkness Out There' - Penelope Lively; PREPARING FOR YOUR EXAM; Glossary; Acknowledgements