Revision Aids for Leaving Cert English 2019
Check the links below for extra English revision aids and some free samples. .
If a Revision Aid has a password, you will obtain it on the Lecture day.
In addition, you may find some extra notes and reflections on our blog posts.
If you would like to obtain access to all our English Revision Aids, including the comparative resources plus a 200 page revision book, ‘English Now‘, just book an English lecture day. Use the booking windows on the right of this page.
Paper One HL English Revision Aids
Click here for the extra short story, the Murder Short Story, presented at the Lecture Day
To improve your skill at writing short stories click and read this exquisite example from The New Yorker
Click here to read an entertaining insight in to his writing process by a writer
To read and analyse a sample 2012 Paper 1 LC Essay click here
Click here to view a Comprehending B Sample answer analysed
Click here to view an article and to practise Comprehension A skills
Paper Two HL English Revision Aids
Macbeth- Single Text Revision Aids
Click on this free learning resource on important imagery in Macbeth
Special passworded resources on Macbeth for Lecture Day Participants
Click here to download a keyquotes resource Act 1 main plot in nine pages
Click here to download a keyquotes resource Act 2 main plot in two pages
Then click here to download a keyquotes resource Act 3 main plot in four pages
Click here to download a keyquotes resource Act 4 main plot in five pages
Finally, click here to download a keyquotes resource Act 5 main plot in two pages
Comparative Revision Aids
For 2019 we supply schematic resource notes on Literary Genre and General Vision and Viewpoint for all popular texts and any text that a group of 8 or more request. Furthermore, we provide mode notes on 30+ texts. So, for now, read and observe the two samples just below this as illustrations of our thorough approach.
First, click here to download a sample Comparative Resource for Literary Genre for The Great Gatsby
Then click here to download a sample Comparative Resource for GVVP The Handmaid’s Tale
In addition, we have extra critical reading help on some of the texts e.g Death and Nightingales by Eugene McCabe from which there is an extract below.
Click here to download a keyquotes resource on Chapter 11 of Death and Nightingales
Click here to download organiser for your Comparative Texts passworded
Poetry Revision Aids
Click here for a free study aid for ‘A Cry for Art O’Leary’ by Brendan Kennelly
Click here for a study resource on the poetry of GM Hopkins
Click to view the Signposts for a Poetic Journey through Plath’s Psyche
Click for extra analysis of Sylvia Plath available to course participants
Click for extra analysis of Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin available to course participants
A Reading of Postscript by Seamus Heaney-exclusively available now to course participants
Two Readings of The Underground by Seamus Heaney–exclusive to course participants.
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