GCSE English Language is the "science of language."
In this subject you will learn about the ways that writers use language to create certain effects.
Words are powerful.
The pen is mightier than the sword!
Updated Tuesday 5th January 2021
This half term we are studying GCSE English Language. The first piece of work you need to complete is a mock exam. This will help you to become familiar with the way the exam looks and what it is that you have to do.
I'll put the mark scheme on here by the end of the week. Good luck.
Can you remember what happens in the play?
It's important that you can remember the order of events. Which job did Eva lose first? Who got Eva pregnant?
All you have to do is read the passages below and fill in the blanks using the word bank.
Have you watched "An Inspector Calls" yet? If you have - well done! If you haven't, then you really need to get that done before you try and learn anything else about this play.
So, who was Eva Smith/Daisy Renton? We never see her. She's already dead when the play begins. The play is all about her, but we never actually get to meet her.
We do find out a lot about her though. The Birling's and Gerald tell us a lot. They tell us she was "pretty" and that she was a "good worker." We know that she had strong morals because she wouldn't take the stolen money from Eric. We also know she was desperate for help.
The big question though is this: who does she represent? Priestley uses Eva Smith/Daisy Renton to teach us all a lesson. Once you understand that, you've got this nailed!