Below, you’ll find an approach for each question in Section A of the English Language Paper 1, including tips that help you to get full marks.
‘Bayonet Charge’ by Ted Hughes is a poem about the confusion and chaos of war, where the ideologies of countries, governments, and nations transfer to the individual soldiers who fight for them.
Below, you’ll find a poem and analysis of Wordsworth’s ‘Prelude’, specifically the ‘Extract’ about boating – rowing out on a mountain lake.
A lot of my students in the past year or so have been freaked out or confused by the spoken component of the AQA GCSE English Language course.
These essay questions are tailored towards A-Level style exams (CIE/Cambridge, AQA, OCR, CCEA, Edexcel, WJEC/Eduqas), but they’re suitable for students studying Robert Frost’s poetry at any level, from GCSE and IGCSE onwards.
Here’s a creative/narrative writing example – Lake Narcissus (GCSE Narrative Writing Task A* L8/L9 Example).