This is a post I’ve wanted – and hesitated – to write for some time. Like many readers (and writers), I worry about representation, about #ownvoices, about the balance between books showing diversity and getting that diversity right. Clearly, there’s a world of difference between wanting to reflect the world around you with a diverse… More Problematic texts and reader-writer-text relationships
In several of the A-Level English Language specifications, you are required to write about Language topics for a non-specialist or general audience. In the specification I know best, AQA, this comes under the heading of ‘Language Discourses’, because it is the place – in the world and specifically the media – where language is discussed.… More Discourses: How do I write about Language for a non-specialist audience?
I’m having a fresh (online, at least) start here. Bear with me while I shuffle some things around in the background 🙂 I promise this site will feature the following though: info on my books bookish content such as reviews and recommendations language content useful for teachers (esp A Level Eng Lang teachers) writing chat… More Welcome to my new online home