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Language and Power theories

25 Apr

 

Language and gender

25 Apr

The attached document makes for some interesting extension reading on the issue of language and gender.

Eckert, 2002 – Language and gender

AS English Language – practice

13 Apr

Here’s another practice paper for Component One, Section B.

Practice paper – component one section b ronnie corbett

Practice for AS English language

8 Apr

Looking for some practice exam materials? Here’s a resource for Component One, section B – the comparison of texts.

Practice paper – component one section b cookery

Language and gender extension material

6 Apr

Studying AS English language? Check out these resources to broaden your understanding of the issues.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/2017/03/02/university-bans-phrases-right-hand-man-gentlemans-agreement/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4277136/PC-brigade-declare-end-mankind.html

 

http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21719768-praise-singular-they-english-has-traditional-solution-gender-neutral-pronouns?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/englishhasatraditionalsolutiontogenderneutralpronouns

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/hsbc-bank-transgender-customers-neutral-titles-mx-ind-mre-a7659686.html

 

http://www.universalteacher.org.uk/contents.htm#langa

 

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A linguistic anthropologist explains why, um, “filler words” are OK to use

6 Apr

If you’re studying AS or A Level English Language, this article is a good read: qz.com/921004/lets-stop-demonizing-filler-words/

Quiz yourself

6 Apr

Here’s a link to a very useful Quizlet resource for learning language and structure vocabulary:

https://quizlet.com/_3bbwwf