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Analyse a novel: Part 2

Following on from last week’s article Analyse a novel: part 1 here is the second part of the series.  In this article we will look at 3 more ways to analyse a novel.  All of these are important elements in understanding the novel you are studying for IGCSE, GCSE, A level or IB. Related Get

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analyse a novel

Analyse a novel: part 1

I’ve been asked by our Facebook followers to write an article on how to analyse a novel.  This is a big topic, as for GCSE, IGCSE, and especially for A level or IB, students will need a range of analytical and critical skills to get a high grade.  Therefore, I am going to address this

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Starting University – 5 tips for students

Congratulations – you are going to university! Your A levels are finished, UCAS is behind you and you’re off to university. Starting university should be exciting and fun, but it can also be a bit scary.  Here are 5 tips to help you settle in:  1) You may be moving into halls or a shared house Particularly in

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Starting the school year with A* study skills

The summer is nearly over and the new school year is almost here.  You may be starting your GCSEs or A levels, maybe with new teachers and new subjects.  You want to do well – very well – but there’s a lot to take in and it’s going to move pretty fast. So how can

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How to analyse poems using SMILE

Any student studying at a UK school or an International school will have to analyse poems in English Literature, because the GCSE and IGCSE exam boards have a collection of poems (anthologies) to be studied.  At least one of these poems will need to be analysed in an exam. Most boards will also expect a

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