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Reading non-fiction texts

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  • Typical questions and types of text

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  • Opinions and facts

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  • Genre and audience

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  • Purpose of Text

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  • Language

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  • Presentation

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  • Answering questions using GAP and LIST

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Writing to argue, persuade and advise

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  • Writing to argue

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  • Writing to persuade

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  • Writing to advise

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Poems from different cultures

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  • Typical questions and comparing poems

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  • Keywords and writing about language

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  • Poetic techniques and quotes

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  • 'Search for My Tongue' by Sujata Bhatt

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  • 'Presents from My Aunts in Pakistan' by Moniza Alvi

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  • 'Half Caste' by John Agard

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  • 'Two Scavengers in a Truck, Two Beautiful People in a Mercedes' by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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  • 'Unrelated Incidents' by Tom Leonard

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  • 'Nothing's Changed' by Tatahkhulu Afrika

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  • 'Blessing' by Imtiaz Dharker

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  • 'Night of the Scorpion' by Nissim Ezekiel

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  • Hurricane Hits England' by Grace Nichols

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  • 'Vultures' by Chinua Achebe

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Writing to inform, explain and describe

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  • Writing to inform

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  • Writing to explain

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  • Writing to describe

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Exam tips

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  • Preparing for English exams

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  • Top tips

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