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Suggested Revision Guides & Workbooks

AQA ENGLISH LANGUAGE – exams 2017 onwards

GENERAL REVISION AND PRACTICE:

  • AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature All-in-One Revision and Practice (Collins GCSE Revision and Practice - New Curriculum) – by Collins GCSE collection

OR

  • REVISE AQA GCSE English Language Revision Workbook: For the 9-1 Exams (REVISE AQA GCSE English 2015) – by Jonathan Morgan and David Grant

ALSO

  • New Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar for GCSE Complete Study & Practice – by CGP Books

 

AQA ENGLISH LITERATURE – exams 2017 onwards

SET TEXTS:

  • Macbeth – Shakespeare
  • Lord of the Flies – William Golding
  • Frankenstein – Mary Shelley

Any of the York Notes revision guides and/or workbooks are useful.  (CGP books tend to be a little over-focused on plot, in my opinion, while Spark Notes are more for A level study.)

POETRY:

We are studying two approaches to poetry:

  1. An anthology of poetry – called ‘Power and Conflict’
  2. Unseen poetry

ANTHOLOGY POETRY revision:

  • AQA GCSE Poetry Anthology: Power and Conflict Revision Guide (Collins GCSE Revision and Practice - New Curriculum) – by Collins GCSE collection

OR

  • AQA Poetry Anthology - Power and Conflict: York Notes for GCSE (9-1) – by Beth Kemp

OR

  • New GCSE English Literature AQA Poetry Guide: Power & Conflict Anthology - for the Grade 9-1 Course – by CGP Books

UNSEEN POETRY:

  • New GCSE English Literature AQA Unseen Poetry Guide - for the Grade 9-1 Course – by CGP Books