A fun PPT resource that uses music lyrics and other well known words to engage learners in identifying different language techniques.
Includes YouTube links to lyrics from Miley Cyrus, Jax Jones and others.
Includes: metaphor, onomatopoeia, alliteration and more. With separate PDF answer sheet.
Note that at least one set of lyrics includes strong language.
This resource is a writing task which asks the learners to use relevant literary devices (languages features) to compose a ‘For Sale’ ad for a house.
Prior to commencing the task, the learners are made aware of the following devices using a card match activity:
A resource suitable for GCSE or Functional Skills English (L2) that uses an image of an old lady as the basis of a series of activities for students to learn/embed the following:
The power point presentation (18 screens) includes:
This is new from Sept 2015 for L2 reading.
It is a list of writing techniques – the name of the technique, a description and an example.
Editor’s note (updated 7/5/2017)
Also ideal for GCSE English revision.
Covers 14 techniques: similes, hyperbole, alliteration, rhetorical questions, superlatives, personification, analogy, colloquialisms, cliches, onomatopoeia, oxymorons, imperatives, metaphors and emotive language.