To achieve top grades in English Language and Literature, you need to be confident in your use of spelling, punctuation and grammar, all of which contribute to your final grade. Written by grammar experts, and suitable for all exam boards and abilities, this York Notes Revision and Exam Practice guide gives you all the tools you need to revise key skills, conquer the basics and face your exams with confidence.
Learn and revise every essential skill – Use each of the dedicated sections on spelling, punctuation, grammar and text organisation to learn or revise key skills. 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 save time – Use the mix of quick tests and longer tasks, linked to actual exam questions and papers, to concentrate on the core skills you need.
Check your progress – Use the ‘How Good is your SpaG?’ section to assess what you need to do, and the regular ‘Check 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 model answers show the level to aim for.