TV and English

TV and English

When TV and English collide – magic happens. Shonda Rhimes has proven this time and time again. American television producer, screenwriter, and author – she is the genius behind Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and the infamous How to Get Away with Murder. Need we say more?...
How to compare texts

How to compare texts

Comprehension, analysis, and evaluation.  These are just a few of the key skills that are developed and refined in English. Now, let’s turn our attention to the skill of comparison. You are presented with two texts and you are asked to compare their similarities and...
How do I evaluate?

How do I evaluate?

We’ve taken you through ‘How to analyse’ and now we are going to take you through the slightly more complex skill of evaluating. Evaluation is all about making a critical judgement. You would evaluate a film you watched at the cinema by weighing up its positives and...
How do I Analyse?

How do I Analyse?

In the next of our ‘How to succeed in the new 9-1 English GCSE’ series, we look at how to improve how you analyse language in your exam. Many would describe analysis as the key to English. It is all about taking your imaginary magnifying glass and looking...