Topics Covered in this Back to School Course:
- Introduction to Leaving Cert English
- The Marking Scheme
- Key Terms for exam success
- Topic: Poetry – The Unseen Poem
- Sample Answers
Transition Year students will be introduced to the Leaving Cert syllabus for Higher Level English. We will look at the marking scheme for English and highlight the key terms every student needs to be successful in this subject. Finally, we will examine the Poetry Section and look at some exam answers. This course will provide all students with some valuable information giving them a head-start for 5th Year.
Meet your teacher – JP Sweetman: JP Sweetman has 15 years experience teaching English at the highest level. He also works as an Examiner for the State Exams Commission (SEC) specialising in Leaving Certificate English. His continued work with the SEC means he can provide the most relevant notes and guidance to students on current exam trends, exam management, tips and preparation. JP has written and published work with The Educational Company of Ireland. His passion for English is evident through classes that are enjoyable and rewarding.