This guide contains advice on co-teaching AS and A Level and includes an example of a schedule of teaching.
This Delivery Guide focuses on an issue or concept related to language in use. The relevant exam questions are Question 2, Component 1 of the A Level; and Question 1, Component 2 of the AS exam.
This resource offers suggestions of different activities to help students develop understanding of different linguistic manifestations of power, and lend themselves to the fostering of a critical consideration of this topic
This delivery guide is designed to support teachers in the delivery of Component 1, Section B of A Level English Language – writing about a topical language issue and both parts of AS component 2 – Texts and Contexts.
This resource is full of teaching activities and transcripts and is aimed at preparing learners for Component 1, Question 3 of which speech and conversation are an integral part. Some of the featured activities work with any topic involving speech.
This resource provides teacher's with various ideas of helping students with the analysis of multi-modal texts (Question 2 , Component 2 in the A Level Language and in Question 2,Component 2 for AS Language.
A guide to help with the teaching of Language Change for Question 3, Component2 of the A Level.
Approaches to textual analysis for Component 1, Question A of the A Level.
Sample scheme of work for the A Level, taught over two years by two teachers.
This pack provides three examples of thematically linked texts that can be used for component 01 section C of the A Level and component 01 section B of the AS Level.
This pack provides teacher guidance about a range of potential approaches for delivery of this topic.
This pack provides teacher guidance about a range of potential approaches for the delivery of language and power.
This pack provides teacher guidance about how to introduce the topic of speech, and some activities and approaches for this topic.
A range of activities to help learners' understanding of the requirements for C02, section A of AS specification and C01, section B of A Level specification.
This activity focuses on using data to support an argument or point of view in the Language Investigation.
This pack provides teacher guidance on the delivery of Using Data to Support an Argument topic.
OCR's guide to some key AS/A Level English Language terms and theories with inter-linked definitions.
This guide signposts towards key theorists whose work may be helpful for students to explore as part of the AS/ A Level English Language course.
Guidance on the independent investigation of language in use.
The guide provides a general introduction to the differences in the two models (linear versus modular) across GCSE and A Level English and the impact on you as a teaching professional.
A guide with activities for teachers to use with students to develop their understanding of the assessment objectives.
This resource focuses on historical varieties of English which are compared in Question 3 of Component 2 of the A Level.
The checkpoint task involves a comparison of two instructional texts, one from the eighteenth century, and one from the present day.
Guidance for teachers on the KS5 - HE transition guide - Checkpoint task
Focusing on the topic of reading critically this guide looks at the transition from KS4 to KS5 curriculum.
Sample scheme of work for the AS Level, taught over one year by two teachers.