The English Language exam is a fast-paced test of your reading and writing abilities. It is very important that you are prepared for this and understand what is required of you in each question. Here is an overview of the reading section:

Reading Time:

Reading Time

Paper Overview:

Reading Paper

The best way to revise for the paper is to read a wide range of non-fiction texts. You can read newspapers, autobiographies or magazine articles. Consider how writers convey meaning through their use of language and presentation. Here are some sources for non-fiction writing:




Daily Mirror

Huffington Post

You should also use past papers available on the AQA website to practise answering questions (UNIT 1)