Language Analysis of Unseen Prose:A Christmas Carol

Curriculum support20 mins£3

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.

In this class students will get an overview of how to analyse a short extract from ‘A Christmas Carol’. You will be shown how to identify genre, audience and purpose, how to comment on the effects of language features and how to embed and explain quotations. This session will help you to secure a GCSE grade 5 in English Language for your centre-assessed grades (CAG), focusing on skills that your teacher will be looking at when making a final assessment.

For more sessions on how to tackle Unseen Prose we recommend Dystopian Fiction and Victorian Fiction

Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all students in Years 10-11 or S4-S5 who want to practise and revise language analysis to secure a Grade 5 level. 

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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