Everything you need for advanced level students
On this page, we've gathered together just some of EMC's resources for advanced level students, including publications, online courses for teachers, student conferences, magazines, blogs, videos and projects. Click the links to be taken to the particular publication, course or blog. Or click 'View all' to see more of the resources for 16-18 year olds in each category.
(Teachers with a UK Educator Standard (non-purchasing) account can order EMC_Free downloads. These will be added to your school account.)
Which 16-19 courses would you be interested in attending?
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New Directions: language diversity research and resource pack
An EMC collaboration with University of Essex, this free download for teachers and students of A Level English Language aims to bring some of the most up to date research on linguistic variation to the classroom.
Doing Close Reading
Activities to develop and hone skills of close reading in different ways.
Quarterly print and online magazine for advanced level students of English Literature, English Language and Lang & Lit.
Quarterly print and online magazine for advanced level Film and Media Studies students.
Key EMC texts for A Level
Engage, support and challenge advanced level students
In-person and online full-day courses and short online webinars for teachers of advanced level English Literature, English Language, Lang & Lit and Media Studies.
EMC CPD Online: Texts and Contexts – A Lecture
‘How can we keep context in context?’ Using worked examples, this lecture by Professor Peter Barry will explore contextual awareness of different kinds, considering how they either enhance or restrict the close reading of texts.
07 Mar 2024
EMC CPD Online: Language Attitudes – A Conference for Teachers
An online teacher conference featuring three talks that look at ways in which A Level English Language teachers can explore attitudes to language
13 Mar 2024
EMC CPD Face to Face: Refresh Your Teaching of Hamlet for A Level Literature
19 Mar 2024
AL Media Studies NEA Group Planning Event
23 Mar 2024
Related 16-19 Projects
Studying English at University
What Jobs Do People With an English Degree End Up Doing?
Related 16-19 Video Collections
Videos for advanced level language and literature students
Blogs on 16-19 English and Media Teaching
Low-stakes Practicals in Media Lessons
25 May 2023
Cuttlefish Spurting Out Ink – Literary Terms and Academic Vocabulary
14 Feb 2023
Two Reasons to Be Cheerful – What’s Happening to A Level Students’ Writing
26 Mar 2021
Inua Ellams – Identity, Displacement, Destiny
22 Jun 2020
English and Media Centre survey into A Level recruitment: summary report
09 Dec 2019
Responding to Poetry - lessons learned from Forward/ emagazine Creative Critics 2019
27 Oct 2019
The Literature Reader- A Level student review
12 Jul 2019