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Which one’s Which?

You’re just about to tackle Paper 2 on the GCSE English paper and you’ve been given two sources to read.  One from the 19th Century Non Fiction and one from the 20th or 21st Century Non Fiction. I’d always assumed it was easy to tell which was which. Until recently when I heard a Year…

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Relish the Challenge of Reading 19th Century Non-Fiction on GCSE English Paper 2

The 19th Century gave the world some really big and important stuff. Amazing engineering feats such as the launch of the SS.Great Britain in 1843 which combined size, power and innovative technology and changed maritime history. Or the iconic Brooklyn Bridge connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan in New York for the first time. Breakthroughs in Science,…

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