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Approaching GCSE Language Paper 1: A Student Guide

The below is a guide written for students and is intended to outline the core information necessary to do well on Language Paper 1 (the one dealing with fiction) as well as various helpful and effective strategies and tips. Question 1 This question assesses your ability to read a passage and then identify explicit information.You... Continue Reading →

Cracking Open GCSE English Language: A Granular Method of Preparation

Updated: 10/10/2021 So, cards on the table: I don't like the English Language GCSE. I don't think it does a very good job of assessing, well, English Language. I think it does a good job of assessing student knowledge about other things (say, surf boards) but not the domain it seeks to assess. This causes... Continue Reading →

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