Author Archives: Mr Heald

Romeo & Juliet – compiling evidence

My Y10s will recall that one of the reports on the examination for this paper noted that answers on Romeo & Juliet tended to be done less well than some others and commented: less successful responses usually took a chronological, narrative … Continue reading

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EngLangList (weekly)

English: why the discipline may not be ‘too big to fail’ | Features | Times Higher Education Tags: no_tag Posted from Diigo. The rest of English Language Teachers group favorite links are here.

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Y10 Literature coursework

The other day I got a very impressive email from a student: As I am hoping to begin on the coursework at some point soon, I have been just creating questions for which I think would suit the task as … Continue reading

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Essay Competition

Here are details of an essay competition for lower-sixth (Year 12) students that I discussed with my English Literature group earlier this week. Further discussion in the comments box would be welcomed. You may already be aware that Peterhouse (the … Continue reading

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languagehat.com Regularly updated language blog: generally short and topical posts. Tags: no_tag – By Ant Heald Posted from Diigo. The rest of English Language Teachers group favorite links are here.

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Death of a Salesman – Author’s Craft

Here is an extract from the Chief Examiner’s report on this coursework unit: Moderators appreciated the sustained and detailed exploration of themes and ideas but judged that some students would have been more successful in addressing AO2 if they had … Continue reading

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Death of a Salesman – Author’s Craft

Here is an extract from the Chief Examiner’s report on this coursework unit: Moderators appreciated the sustained and detailed exploration of themes and ideas but judged that some students would have been more successful in addressing AO2 if they had … Continue reading

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