Spoken Language Transcripts
Sep12

Spoken Language Transcripts

Today we will be exploring live spoken conversation – and generating our own transcripts. Watch this short video excerpt (from the film “FIT”) and try to write your own transcript of the conversation.   SAMPLE TRANSCRIPT: Download (PDF,...

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Out of the Blue by Simon Armitage
Mar23
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Extended Writing – Practice Examination Task Outline
Feb06

Extended Writing – Practice Examination Task Outline

Monday’s examination slot is being used as an opportunity for you to practice writing a controlled assessment style essay. Attached to this post is the task outline which should allow you to prepare yourself for this session. Your practice essay will be marked and you’ll be able to use this feedback to support your formal assessment next term. To prepare: Write a bullet point outline of the structure you’re going to...

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Of Mice and Men – Advanced Quotation Strategies
Feb04

Of Mice and Men – Advanced Quotation Strategies

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Robert Burns – To A Mouse
Feb03

Robert Burns – To A Mouse

Today we will explore a stanza of Robert Burns’ Poem “To A Mouse” and discuss the intertextual relationship between its message and that of Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men But Mousie, thou are no thy-lane, In proving foresight may be vain: The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men, Gang aft agley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy!   thy-lane  = alone Gang...

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