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How to Harvard reference for your bibliography:

27 Feb

You should list the resources you have used like this in your bibliography:

For books, record:

  •  The author’s or editor’s name (or names)
  • The year the book was published
  • The title of the book
  • If it is an edition other than the first
  • The city the book was published in
  • The name of the publisher

E.g. Deary T, (1999), Horrible Histories – Savage Stoneage, 2008 ed., London, Scholastic


For journal articles (and magazines or newspapers) record:

  •  The author’s name or names
  • The year in which the journal was published
  • The title of the article
  • The title of the journal
  • The page number/s of the article in the journal
  • As much other information as you can find about the journal, for example the volume and issue numbers

 E.g  Lynskey D, (2014), Wes World, Empire, pg 112 to 118, issue number 297 March 2014


For electronic resources, try to collect the information on the above if it is available, but also record:

  •  The date you accessed the source
  • The electronic address or email
  • The type of electronic resource (email, discussion forum, WWW page, etc)


E.g (website)  Black G, (2014) Mrs Black’s Language, date accessed: 23/11/2013,, teaching blog.


E.g (Youtube vid) ‘Vlogbrothers’ Green J, (2014) 18 Great Books You Probably Haven’t Read, date accessed: 27/02/2014,, YouTube vlog.


 E.g (Social Media) ‘GeorgeEBlack’ Black G, 2014 Tweet: Crazy Advertising, date accessed: 27/02/2014, Tweet.

(Twitter addresses’ can be accessed by pressing the details button on an individual tweet).


Hope that helps

Mrs B


Year 13 – Deadlines for Piece 1

17 Jan

Dear All

Just to clarify that I need your final draft of your first piece of coursework and a draft of your first commentary by

Friday 24th January 2014.


Year 12 – Coursework deadlines

13 Nov

Just to confirm:

Point 9 – Thursday 21st November

Point 11 – Monday 25th November

Point 12 – Friday 29th November

Coursework Inspiration – Magazines

13 Nov

Another idea – write in the distinctive style of a particular magazine, for example


vanity fair


Year 12 – Coursework sheets…

13 Nov

You will need this…

AS English Language Coursework Proposal Sheet

and this…

English Language AS Coursework checklist (revised 1012)

Coursework inspiration – Editorials

13 Nov

Charlie Brooker

Charlie Brooker – snow

Charlie Brooker – iPad therefore iWant

Giles Coren

giles coren 1

Caitlin Moran

Caitlin Moran – Forget beautiful people

Jeremy Clarkson

jeremy clarkson mamma mia

Grace Dent

Victoria Coren

Coursework Inspiration – other ideas…

13 Nov

The ” For Dummies… ” books:

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