Study and Revise for AS/A-level: Skirrid Hill

Author: Luke McBratney,Nicola Onyett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471853993

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 112

View: 5315

Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise Skirrid Hill throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of Skirrid Hill as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners - Develops understanding of characterisation, themes, form, structure and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their coursework and exam responses - Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions and tasks that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text - Extends learning and prepares students for higher-level study by introducing critical viewpoints, comparative references to other literary works and suggestions for independent research - Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, sample student answers and examiner insights - Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay

Skirrid Hill

Author: Owen Sheers,Luke McBratney

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9781444121575

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 110

View: 8819

For study or revision, these guides are the perfect accompaniment to the set text, providing invaluable background and exam advice. Philip Allan Literature Guides (for A-level) offer succinct and accessible coverage of all key aspects of the set text and are designed to challenge and develop your knowledge, encouraging you to reach your full potential. Each full colour guide: - Gives you the confidence that you know your set text inside out, with insightful coverage for you to develop your understanding of context, characters, quotations, themes and style - Ensures you are fully prepared for your exams: each guide shows you how your set text will be measured against assessment objectives of the main specification - Develops the skills you need to do well in your exams, with tasks and practice questions in the guide, and lots more completely free online, including podcasts, glossaries, sample essays and revision advice at www.philipallan.co.uk/literatureguidesonline

Philip Allan Literature Guide (for A-Level): Skirrid Hill

Author: Luke McBratney

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444153862

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 112

View: 5266

Written by experienced A-level examiners and teachers who know exactly what students need to succeed, and edited by a chief examiner, Philip Allan Literature Guides (for A-level) are invaluable study companions with exam-specific advice to help you to get the grade you need. This full colour guide includes: - detailed scene summaries and sections on themes, characters, form, structure, language and contexts - a dedicated 'Working with the text' section on how to write about texts for coursework and controlled assessment and how to revise for exams - Taking it further boxes on related books, film adaptations and websites - Pause for thought boxes to get you thinking more widely about the text - Task boxes to test yourself on transformation, analysis, research and comparison activities - Top 10 quotes PLUS FREE REVISION RESOURCES at www.philipallan.co.uk/literatureguidesonline, including a glossary of literary terms and concepts, revision advice, sample essays with student answers and examiners comments, interactive questions, revision podcasts, flash cards and spider diagrams, links to unmissable websites, and answers to tasks set in the guide.

AS/a-Level English Literature Workbook: Skirrid Hill

Author: Helen Mars

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9781510434967

Category:

Page: 96

View: 2053

Check, reinforce and improve critical skills and textual understanding to give students the best chance of success in their AS/A-level English Literature exams. Containing over 150 ready-made activities for Skirrid Hill - with comprehensive answers provided online - this write-in Workbook: - Actively develops knowledge and skills as students practise questions that cover plot and structure, themes, characterisation, form and language, contexts and critical approaches - Ensures that every student achieves real progress with activities that gradually build in difficulty, plus additional 'Challenge yourself' tasks to target the top grades - Helps students make the transition from GCSE to AS/A-level, with guidance from experienced examiners and teachers on higher-level skills, such as analysing structure and using literary terminology - Focuses on exam skills with a separate section that includes practice essay questions and advice on: question types; essay planning; writing about extracts and whole texts; using evidence and context - Encourages independent learning as students use their Workbook at home or in class, throughout the course or for revision and exam preparation - Supports the AQA A, WJEC Eduqas and WJEC AS/A-level English Literature specifications through a wide range of activities suitable for every exam board

I Saw a Man

Roman

Author: Owen Sheers

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 3641154294

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 4971

Ein atemberaubendes Drama über die Last von Geheimnissen Nach dem tragischen Tod seiner Frau Caroline, die als Journalistin bei einem Auslandsdreh in Afghanistan ums Leben gekommen ist, erträgt Michael es nicht länger im gemeinsamen Heim in Wales. In dem Versuch, ein neues Leben zu beginnen, zieht er nach London, wo er auf die Nelsons trifft: Josh, Samantha und ihre zwei Töchter wohnen im Haus nebenan, und aus einer Zufallsbekanntschaft wird schnell – allzu schnell? – eine intensive Freundschaft. Michael geht bei den Nelsons wie selbstverständlich ein und aus, bis er eines Samstagnachmittags ihre Hintertür halb offen stehend vorfindet. In dem Gefühl, dass etwas nicht stimmt, betritt er das augenscheinlich leere Haus ... und setzt damit eine Folge von Ereignissen in Gang, die ihrer aller Leben schlagartig und auf immer verändern wird. Ein tiefgreifender, packender Roman über Verlust, Schuld und die heimtückische Natur von Geheimnissen.

Study and Revise: AQA Poetry Anthology: Love and Relationships

Author: Jo Gracey-Walker

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471853772

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 5282

Enable students to achieve their best grade in GCSE English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise the AQA Poetry Anthology: Love and Relationships throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of the AQA Poetry Anthology: Love and Relationships as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners - Develops understanding of plot, characterisation, themes and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their exam responses - Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text - Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, annotated sample student answers and tips for reaching the next grade - Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay - Provides opportunities for students to review their learning and identify their revision needs with knowledge-based questions at the end of each chapter

Wales

Author: Peter Dragicevich,David Atkinson

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 3829722311

Category: Travel

Page: 436

View: 5457

Mit dem Lonely Planet Wales auf eigene Faust durch ein Land voller Schön- und Schrägheiten! Etliche Monate Recherche stecken im Kultreiseführer für Individualreisende. Auf mehr als 400 Seiten geben die Autoren sachkundige Hintergrundinfos zum Reiseland, liefern Tipps und Infos für die Planung der Reise, beschreiben alle interessanten Sehenswürdigkeiten mit aktuellen Öffnungszeiten und Preisen und präsentieren ihre persönlichen Entdeckungen und Tipps. Auch Globetrotter, die abseits der ausgetretenen Touristenpfade unterwegs sein möchten, kommen auf ihre Kosten. Wie wäre es beispielsweise mit Kultur? Nicht versäumen sollte man eine Aufführung im Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. Oder lieber allein unter Tieren? Dann sollte man sich rund um South Stack in Holyhead tarnen. Wo unterwegs übernachten und essen? Für jeden größeren Ort gibt es eine Auswahl an Unterkünften und Restaurants für jeden Geschmack und Geldbeutel. Abgerundet wird der Guide durch Übersichts- und Detailkarten, einem Farbkapitel zu den Top-Highlights,Tipps für Freizeitsportler und Familien, fundierte Hintergrundinformationen sowie Glossar und - damit Sie gut verständlich ankommen - einem Sprachführer. Der Lonely-Planet-Reiseführer Wales ist ehrlich, praktisch, witzig geschrieben und liefert inspirierende Eindrücke und Erfahrungen.

Hold Your Own

Gedichte

Author: Kate Tempest

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518745255

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

View: 8400

Englisch und deutsch. Übersetzt von Johanna Wange. »Sie ist mehr als modern; sie ist praktisch Science-Fiction«, schreibt der Guardian über Kate Tempest. Zu ihren Einflüssen zählen James Joyce und Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy und Virginia Woolf. Sie beherrscht den innigen Volksliedton ebenso wie Londons Straßenslang, wandelt virtuos zwischen lyrischer Tradition und Hip-Hop. Ihre Gedichte bemächtigen sich auf radikal heutige, politische Weise des Mythos von Teiresias, einer zweigeschlechtlichen Figur, von den Göttern geblendet und prophetisch begabt. In vier Teilen folgt der Zyklus dem Kind, dem Jüngling, der Frau und dem Mann, vermittelt eindrucksvoll, wie es ist, alt zu werden und »sehend«, dazu verurteilt, unserer neoliberalen Gesellschaft die Wahrheit zu sagen – und keiner hört zu. Lyrik-Empfehlung 2016 der Deutschen Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung, der Stiftung Lyrik Kabinett und der Literaturwerkstatt Berlin.

Intwasa Poetry

Author: Jane Morris

Publisher: African Books Collective

ISBN: 0797436456

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 60

View: 8649

Intwasa Poetry is a book of memorable poems from inside and outside Zimbabwe. The fifteen poets who are brought together in this collection have all read from their work at the Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo. There is a diversity in their work. The poems of love, of sensuality, of humour, of compassion, of yearning, of sadness, of loss and of outrage. They range from the intensely personal to reflections of life at this pivotal time in Zimbabwe's history.

The Two Worlds of Charlie F.

Author: Owen Sheers

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571297803

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 112

View: 7064

Welcome to our war The Two Worlds of Charlie F. is a soldier's view of service, injury and recovery. Moving from the war in Afghanistan, through the dream world of morphine-induced hallucinations to the physio rooms of Headley Court, the play explores the consequences of injury, both physical and psychological, and its effects on others as the soldiers fight to win the new battle for survival at home. Drawn from the personal experience of the wounded, injured and sick Service personnel involved, Owen Sheers's The Two Worlds of Charlie F. premiered at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London, in January 2012 and toured nationally that summer.

Proud

My Autobiography

Author: Gareth Thomas

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473502209

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 415

**WINNER British Sports Book Awards SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR** **Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award** Gareth Thomas had it all. He was a national hero, a sporting icon. He was a leader of men, captain of Wales and the British Lions. To him, rugby was an expression of cultural identity, a sacred code. It was no mere ball game. It gave him everything, except the freedom to be himself. This is the story of a man with a secret that was slowly killing him. Something that might devastate not only his own life but the lives of his wife, family, friends and teammates. The only place where he could find any refuge from the pain and guilt of the lie he was living was on the pitch, playing the sport he loved. But all his success didn’t make the strain of hiding who he really was go away. His fear that telling the truth about his sexuality would lose him everything he loved almost sent him over the edge. The deceit ended when Gareth became the world’s most prominent athlete to come out as a gay man. His gesture has strengthened strangers, and given him a fresh perspective. Gareth’s inspiring and moving story transcends the world of sport to tell a universal truth about feeling like an outsider, and facing up to who you really are.

PoetryWales

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English poetry

Page: N.A

View: 8731

The Presence

Author: Dannie Abse

Publisher: Hutchinson Radius

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bereavement

Page: 271

View: 1979

Loss, grief and love are the themes of this remarkable memoir from one of Britain's most distinguished poets. Some months after Dannie Abse's wife Joan died in a car accident in June 2005, he began to write a diary which is both a record of present grief and a portrait of marriage which lasted more than fifty years. It is an extraordinary document, painful but celebratory; funny as well as sad, bursting with joy as well as sorrow and full of a deep understanding of what it means to be human.

Gendering Border Studies

Author: Jane Aaron,Henrice Altink,Chris Weedon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 281

View: 1036

This book explores this new interdisciplinary field and develops it further. The main questions it asks are: How do we define 'borders', 'frontiers' and 'boundaries' in different disciplinary approaches of gendered border studies? What were and are the main fields of gendered border studies in different fields? What might be important questions for future research?

Country writings

Author: Geoffrey Grigson

Publisher: Century Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

View: 2569

Kaapse bibliotekaris

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libraries

Page: N.A

View: 7312

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