English Language & Literature
AQA GCSE Foundation

By John D. Clare et al.
April 2010
Hodder Education
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9781444108682
184 pages, Illustrated
$42.50 Paper Original

AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature Foundation Student’s Book has been devised and written by a highly experienced team of examiners and teachers to support students preparing for GCSE English, English Language and English Literature for AQA.

• Approved by AQA
• Written specifically for students aiming at grades G–C
• Detailed guidance on preparing for the Controlled Assessment tasks
• Clear advice from senior examiners on improving performance in both the examination and in Controlled Assessment
• All units in the book are fully supported by Dynamic Learning, with digital resources designed to consolidate and extend the topics and skills covered in the book and to offer effective practice assessment material, regularly updated when the specified tasks are changed

Table of Contents:
Unit 1: The World of Texts
Unit 2: Reading Non-Fiction
Unit 3: Reading Visual Media
Unit 4: Changing Minds – Arguing and Persuading
Unit 5: Tell Me About It – Informing, Explaining and Advising
Unit 6: Poetry – Contemporary and Heritage
Unit 7: Unseen Poetry
Unit 8: Creative Writing – Creating a Personal Voice
Unit 9: Creative Writing – Creating Characters, Mood and Atmosphere
Unit 10: Creative Writing – Recreations
Unit 11: Creative Writing – Linking Words and Images
Unit 12: Reading Themes and Ideas - Family / Love
Unit 13: Reading – Presenting People
Unit 14: Reading Genres and Form – Openings
Unit 15: Language Investigation – Attitudes to Spoken Language
Unit 16: Language Investigation – Speech Types and Genres
Unit 17: Language Investigation – Impact of Technology on Language Use
Exam Guidance
Grammar Reference
Concept Bank

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