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emagazine is a quarterly subscription magazine, with website for A Level students of English subjects.

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From Page to Stage


Emag T.S. Eliot Winneremagazine has teamed up with leading actor, regular emag writer and star of this year’s emag Literature conference Simon Bubb to offer interactive workshops on advanced level drama texts.
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EMC/OCR Conference on English Literature for Teachers
May 7th 2014, London


  Once again EMC is collaborating with OCR on their annual A Level English conference for teachers. Includes keynote lectures on Shakespeare and linguistic approaches to literature, plus and workshops led by EMC staff and OCR examiners. For full details and to book your place, click here.



emagazine Competition Winners


emag Close Reading Competition and T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry Shadowing Scheme winners here.

The T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry Shadowing Scheme


Emag T.S. Eliot Winner Congratulations too to Ridhi Thukral from St Augustine’s Priory School, winner of this year’s T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry Shadowing Scheme. Download the rationales from our winner and runners up here.
EMC English Courses for Teachers

Teaching King Lear
16th May 2014
Course Tutor - Lucy Webster

This course will offer teachers the chance to reinvigorate both their own reading of the text and their strategies for teaching it. Includes a focus on exploring King Lear as tragedy making effective use of criticism, the language of the play and the text as a drama (with actor Simon Bubb).


64 April
  • Birdsong
  • Exploring rhyme
  • Representation, gender, online communication
  • Narrative voice
  • Bodies on the early modern stage
  • Tennyson, Hopkins, Donne

For web subscribers:

  • Rhyme in Poetry – a practical activity on rhyme.
  • Victorian and Modern – contextual information
  • In the beginning – the opening of narrative texts
  • Poet Owen Sheers reads and talks about poems by Wordsworth, Edward Thomas, Blake, Yeats and Owen.

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