Grade 10 English

Grade 10 English

4 Seasons

Grade 10 English covers a wide range of important topics, which are as follows: letters; advertisements; argumentative essay writing; debating; unprepared speeches; prepared speeches; narrative essay writing; listening comprehension; and descriptive essay writing. Term 1 works on building your skills in a number of areas in order to ensure that you know how to read, write and analyse effectively.

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Grade 10 English
  • Argumentative Essay writing

    Episode 1

    We go through how to write an argumentative essay by focusing on the PEEL method, to help students structure their paragraphs.

  • Summary Writing

    Episode 2

    A great summary will help in improving your reading and analysing skills. This lesson covers the steps for how to write a summary by going through an example.

  • Literary Essays

    Episode 3

    Literary essays are insightful and critical for interpreting literary work to prove or substantiate your understanding of the topic. We go through what to focus on when given a text in order to succeed in writing your literary essay.

  • Newsletter and Magazine article

    Episode 4

    Depending on the audience and subject matter they are addressing, newspaper and magazine articles are both different in format. In this lesson we learn about how to add your own twist and creativity to your articles.

  • Unseen Poetry

    Episode 5

    Poetry creates images by making use of different poetic devices. Although this might be difficult when it comes to unseen poetry. We look at the MISS method/technique that will help you analyse an unseen poem as best as you can.

  • Prepared Speech

    Episode 6

    Whatever path you take in life, communication will always be an important and useful skill. A well written prepared speech is what we will focus on. We looked at how to write a prepared speech using the GAPS technique.

  • The Poetry Essay

    Episode 7

    Let’s go through how to tackle poetry essay questions that are often given in exams, you’ll either be asked to complete a poetry essay or answer contextual poetry questions. We look at how your paragraphs should be organised, and the PEEL method.

  • Analysing Cartoons

    Episode 8

    Cartoons are taught to help develop your critical thinking skills and how to use linguistics techniques to drive the message. Cartoons are simple drawings showing the features of its subject in a humorously exaggerated way, especially a satirical one in a newspaper or magazine.

  • Dialogue

    Episode 9

    Dialogue is a conversation between two or more people. Let us look at how we can record this exchange as it occurs, directly from the speaker’s point of view.

  • Notice, Agenda and Minutes

    Episode 10

    In every kind of meeting it is important to know how to write a notice, agenda and minutes. We go through how to write notice, agenda and minutes and what these terms mean and their formats.