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Open Days

Open Days | English | Scoop.it
Come and experience life at our university and absorb the atmosphere at an Open Day. We have organised the day so that you can learn more about the things that will help you make your decision to come and study here.
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J.K. Rowling's Newest Story Caters to a Harry Potter Audience That's All Grown Up

J.K. Rowling's Newest Story Caters to a Harry Potter Audience That's All Grown Up | English | Scoop.it
No shade to The Hunger Games or John Green, but no YA phenomenon is ever likely to recapture the sheer scope of the mid-aughts Harry Potter craze. With seven core books, multiple spin-offs, eight m...
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Revision techniques - Resources - TES

Revision techniques - Resources - TES | English | Scoop.it
Revision techniques to help your students master the art of revision. We’ve put together a collection of free revision aids including Jedi mind-trick revision lesson ideas, revision games, the 10 commandments of exam success and ways to...
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A Brief History of Tragedy

A Brief History of Tragedy | English | Scoop.it
Tragedy begins in ancient Greece, of course, and the first great tragedies were staged as part of a huge festival known as the City Dionysia. Thousands of Greek citizens - Greek men, that is, for n...
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Student resources, communication studies, writing skills and literacy

A reminder for English teachers that my resources for GCSE (esp A/A*) and A-level English Language are all here: http://t.co/SS1zirrjWO
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Exam Survival: English Literature GCSE- Of Mice And Men Key Quotes

Exam Survival: English Literature GCSE- Of Mice And Men Key Quotes | English | Scoop.it
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40 Interesting Ways To Use Word Clouds For Learning

40 Interesting Ways To Use Word Clouds For Learning | English | Scoop.it
40 Interesting Ways To Use Word Clouds For Learning (40 Interesting Ways To Use Word Clouds For Learning http://t.co/zo0UBFc9UX #edtech #literacy)
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Jane Austen vs Emily Brontë: The Queens of English Literature Debate

http://www.intelligencesquared.com/events/jane-austen-vs-emily-bronte Filmed at the Royal Geographical Society on 26th February 2014. Jane Austen created the...
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AP English Literature: Literary Terms

AP English Literature: Literary Terms | English | Scoop.it
134 terms · Accent → the stressed portion of a word, Allegory → a story, poem, or picture t..., Alliteration → the occurrence of the same ..., Allusion → an expression designed to b..., Anachronism → a thing belonging (Studying on Quizlet: AP English...
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Rupert Grint Interview - West End Theatre & Harry Potter Romance

Rupert Grint Interview - West End Theatre & Harry Potter Romance.
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National Poetry Month: W.H. Auden

National Poetry Month: W.H. Auden | English | Scoop.it
To celebrate National Poetry Month, The New York Review throughout April will be posting work from our archives by poets and critics. We begin with W.H. Auden.
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Are there any words in the English language that use all five vowels with no intervening consonants? - Oxford Dictionaries

Are there any words in the English language that use all five vowels with no intervening consonants? - Oxford Dictionaries | English | Scoop.it
Are there any words in the English language that use all five vowels with no intervening consonants? by Oxford Dictionaries (Are there any words in the English language that use all five vowels with no intervening consonants?
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Romantics and Victorians

Romantics and Victorians | English | Scoop.it
Explore some of the British Library’s greatest literary treasures from the Romantic and Victorian periods together with articles, films and teachers' notes.
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German loanwords in the English language | OxfordWords blog

German loanwords in the English language | OxfordWords blog | English | Scoop.it
Cockroach, lantern, algebra, sabbath – these are only a few of the loanwords that we use in the English language without them striking us as being particul (As Germany are through to the #worldcup final, why not find out more about German loanwords...
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Vivo Miles

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Win a set of John Steinbeck's novels from Penguin Classics

Win a set of John Steinbeck's novels from Penguin Classics | English | Scoop.it
Penguin are publishing a set of new editions of five of John Steinbeck's novels in April. They include The Grapes of Wrath, celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, and one of the writer's lesser-known works, The Moon is Down.
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English Grammar Day 2014

English Grammar Day 2014 | English | Scoop.it
English Grammar Day 2014 (English Grammar Day in July, @britishlibrary . http://t.co/iAs4aP2nCu #grammar #curriculum #gcse)
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Naace: Naace Conference 2014 - Confirmed Exhibitors

Naace: Naace Conference 2014 - Confirmed Exhibitors | English | Scoop.it
“RT @Naace: An exciting range of Clicker and WriteOnline literacy apps for use on the iPad @Cricksoft #naace14 http://t.co/GP3JEyc6AI”;
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Letting go... by @TeacherToolkit

Letting go... by @TeacherToolkit | English | Scoop.it
It is World Book Day on Thursday 6th March 2014. I have decided to share one of my favourite reads from 'Illusions', by Richard Bach. It has a very apt storyline, and takes into account - what I pe...
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Tweet from @birminghammail

Tweet from @birminghammail | English | Scoop.it
Good morning Birmingham and beyond.Today we launch a major campaign to improve the literacy of kids in Birmingham. http://t.co/tQHUJKZPk7
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Carol Ann Duffy reads her poem Mrs Schofield's GCSE

Carol Ann Duffy reads her poem Mrs Schofield's GCSE | English | Scoop.it
To help celebrate International Women's Day, the poet laureate reads her poem, penned in response to her work being removed from a GCSE curriculum (Carol Ann Duffy reads her poem Mrs Schofield's GCSE http://t.co/hpp8rvKBZk)...
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National Theatre Live: King Lear trailer

King Lear will be broadcast live to cinemas around the world on Thursday 1 May, 2014. To find your nearest venue visit http://www.ntlive.com Academy Award® w...
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23 Sentence Diagrams That Show The Brilliance Of Famous Novels' Opening Lines

23 Sentence Diagrams That Show The Brilliance Of Famous Novels' Opening Lines | English | Scoop.it
The beauty of language. (23 sentence diagrams that show the brilliance of famous novels' opening lines http://t.co/hUz7UOKxdo)
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