English Literature A Level and GCSE Audio Tutorials
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A Christmas Carol is amongst the most famous of Dickens’ works, and Ebenezer Scrooge, the chief character, is perhaps the best-known and most distinctive of all his creations. Our WJEC GCSE English Literature series for A Christmas Carol will guide you through everything you need to know about this classic of Victorian literature and help you understand how best to approach it in your exams.
Our Macbeth series for GCSE English Literature is one of our favourites. Our authors, Catherine Hartley and Stella Vassiliou, two fabulous teachers (both 1st class honours graduates from Oxbridge) bring to life and explain one of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies. We are also honoured to have the renowned Shakespearean actor, Guy Henry, play Macbeth throughout the series.
The GCSE podcast series for JB Priestley’s play, An Inspector Calls, will give you invaluable insight for your GCSE and help you prepare for your exams at the end of the school year. It looks at the genre, structure and plot, why the play is enduring, the context of the play and how it was a voice for Priestley’s beliefs, gives a detail overview of the characters involved and then includes a detailed analysis of the play itself as well as giving hints and tips on exams techniques.
Animal Farm, by George Orwell, is one of the great dystopian novels of it's time and is layered with many different meanings, making it a joy to read and to interpret. Our audio tutorials, written by Aimee Coelho, a passionate English Teacher at Millfield and additionally an exam board examiner (so she knows exactly what is required for your examination), will furnish you with everything you need for your GCSE coursework and exam preparation. The series will provide you with all the necessary arguments and insights, analyses the genre, structure and form, examines the context and key characters , gives an in-depth view of the different chapters and finally helps you prepare for that all important GCSE examination. Animal Farm is a set text for OCR, AQA and Edexcel.
This series introduces the students to the gothic as broad traditions/genres for those taking A Level English Literature. Specific texts will be mentioned and examined, but not in the detail of text-/author-centred series; the primary aim is to consider how various example texts might fit (or perhaps not fit) received wisdom concerning what gothic “is.”.