To achieve top grades in English Language and Literature, you need to be confident in your reading skills. With everything you need right at hand, and suitable for all exam boards and abilities, this York Notes Revision and Exam Practice guide will help you to master the core skills, write brilliant responses and face your exams with confidence.
Learn and revise every essential skill – Use each of the dedicated sections to learn and revise key reading skills, from interpreting and analysing to commenting on and comparing texts, and how to apply them in the exam. With key definitions, examples from typical Language and Literature tasks, regular tests and ‘Top tips’ for improvement, you will feel confident you have covered all bases.
Stay focused and aim high – Use the mix of short and longer tasks to practise your skills and vary your revision. The targeted ‘Aiming high’ tips will to help you to perfect your techniques and write the very best answers you can.
Check your progress – Use the regular ‘Apply your skills’ tasks and ‘Progress check’ bullets to monitor what you have achieved. Use the full answer key provided to assess your improvement.
Feel ready for the exam – Regular quick tests and longer exam-style tasks with sample answers show the level to aim for.