Language Analysis of Tragic Hero & Kingship in Macbeth

Curriculum support20 minsFREE

Key takeaways
How to identify genre, purpose and context.
How to comment on the effects of language features.
How to embed and explain quotations.
Kitan CoxHost: As an experienced secondary English teacher, I have taught GCSE and A-Level English (Language and Literature), Media Studies, Extended Project Qualification, Critical Thinking and Drama in a wide range of educational settings in London and Surrey (outstanding secondary schools, academies and a further education college). I am also been involved in motivating students through extracurricular activities inside and outside of school. Additionally, I have a certificate in Life Coaching.

Macbeth is a Shakespearean tragedy about a Scottish general. In this class students will get an overview of how to analyse a short extract from ‘Macbeth'. Students will be shown how to consider genre, audience and purpose, how to comment on the effects of language features and how to embed and explain quotations. This session is particularly helpful for those in Years 10/11 as it will help you to secure a GCSE grade 5 in English Language for your centre-assessed grades (CAG).

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 10-11 or S4-S5.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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