Category Archives: ENB2 – Language and Occupation

Y12 English Language – Occupation Homework Task

The task I want you to complete before our next lesson can be found by clicking here. I was typing it up when the earthquake struck. Freaky! Update I assume most of you have been occupied in ensuring that your … Continue reading

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Save the OED!

Well, there’s little chance that the Oxford English Dictionary itself, possibly the world’s greatest work of reference, will go to the wall. But our access to it is under threat. I was told today that the school’s subscription will not … Continue reading

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Have M&S got fewer standards than they used to?

I went to Chester at the weekend and saw this remarkable sight: What’s going on there then? What’s the situation in Doncaster M&S? What about the supermarkets/shops that you use or work in? There’s plenty of online discussions of this … Continue reading

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