Paper 1 ToolkitFoundation
Key phrases to show ANALYSIS
This suggests to the reader
This could mean that…
I think this shows that…
This gives an impression
This could be interpretted
EXAMINERS TIP: Don’t just explain…ANALYSE.
Try to comment on what a language/presentational feature could mean to thereader. What is the effect and be specific to the text not a general comment
EXAMINERS TIP: Write about 2or 3 presentational devices andwrite about them in detail!
What is in theimage?What does it makeyou think of?What issuggested bythe pose?How does theimage link withthe heading?What issuggested bythe colours?
Question 1 and 2: Show understanding of the texts.
1.MAKE A COMMENT.2.SUPPORT WITH A QUOTE.3.INFER AND INTERPRET MEANING!
Q4: Comparing presentational devices
Q3: Analysing Language
Question 3 will require you to comment on howlanguage has been used and the effect on the reader.EXAMINERS TIP: Focus on key words andphrases, identify HOW language has beenused and ANALYSE in detail.
Features of language
AdjectivesAdverbsProper nounsDescriptionImageryAlliterationSimilesMetaphorsEmotive wordsRhetorical questionsRepetitionTriples2
person pronouns(addressing the reader)PunsImperativesStatementsQuestions
SimilarlyOn the otherhandWhereasHoweverIn contrastLikewise
Whatimpressionsdoes the imagegive?