Monthly Archives: March 2012

Woof, woof!

I hope you took my advice to look through last year’s posts on this blog, as well as this year’s, but just in case you missed this one, I thought I’d draw it to your attention as we are right at the most frazzled part of the process for many: http… Continue reading

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Keeping AO2 in focus

A common theme in comments I have been making this week relates to the point that I’ve made in at least the last couple of lessons, about the importance of making sure you have language issues / theories (the AO2 stuff) clearly in mind as you form… Continue reading

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MEDIA TEXT

Just a quick reminder that you need to be thinking about producing a draft of your media text and letting us have a look at it. Remember it’s worth 30 marks and should not just be a last minute ‘add on’ Continue reading

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Previous ENGB4 blogs

I’ve compiled the links to some of our student blogs from previous years. Many of them include examples of finished investigations and media texts. I suggest having a quick peruse of some of these to get a clearer sense of what you are aiming towa… Continue reading

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Bright students ‘cannot write essays’, say Cambridge dons – Telegraph

via telegraph.co.uk Bright students are starting university unable to structure an essay because of the “damage” caused by test-driven schooling, Cambridge academics warned. Click the link for the full Telegraph article.

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Leon’s questionnaire

If you haven’t already done so, could you have a go at Leon’s pilot survey so he can refine it before going ‘live’. I’m sure he’d appreciate any constructive comments and suggestions. You can find it here:http://lfrenchengb4.posterous.com/languge-… Continue reading

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