Matthew Tett, Author at Oxford Open Learning

Articles by Matthew Tett

English Literature

Enriching Revision For English Literature A Level

Whether it is the tragedy of King Lear or the silliness of Twelfth Night, watching an adaptation of a play can be valuable revision.


holidays

Making The Most Of The Holidays

Doing a little every day is better than panicking at the end of a two-week break.


Places

Five British Places With Unusual Literary Links

We know about Dickens’ London, about Jane Austen’s Bath, and the wilds of Yorkshire in Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre – but there are other places that have strong author associations.


Plays

Useful Ways To Revise Your English Plays

Remember that a play is written to be performed – so try and see yourself as a member of the audience.


Survival of the fittest

Survival Of The Fittest

It is easy to get caught up in the moment, to sit hunched over without taking breaks, and this is not that healthy.


Poetry

Falling In Love With Poetry

Perhaps you see poetry as something you study for an examination – but you can also read it for pleasure, just as you would a novel.


Reading

Improving Reading For IGCSE English Language

Perhaps you panic a little when you see the different types of questions and what they are asking of you. Well, fear not because with some clear and simple steps, you can prepare yourself for what is required.


distance learning

Going The Distance With Learning From Home

Having studied distance learning courses for many years, I have learned three crucial lessons…


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