Institute of Education Study Notes

Wednesday, 24th May, 2017

Topics Archive : English

What to Expect in Junior Cycle English | Junior Cert Study Notes

In 2014 a new approach to Junior Certificate English was introduced for students entering secondary school. Those students are now in 3rd..

March 7, 2017

How to Read a Poem | Junior Cert Study Notes

Did you know that learning to read a poem properly can give you a better understanding of what it’s about and the themes it explores?..

March 7, 2017

Approaching the Study of Film | Junior Cert Study Notes

Film is an exciting component of the new Junior Cycle English course. The study of film is a wonderful opportunity for students to deepen..

March 7, 2017

English Mock Exams: Unseen Poetry Tips | Leaving Cert Study Notes

Read the questions first. Targeted reading is important in any comprehension task. Know what the question in looking for, and have that in..

February 17, 2017

English Mock Exams: Studied Poetry Tips | Leaving Cert Study Notes

I really hope you are not ‘banking’ on any particular poet on the paper. We have covered Boland, Plath, Donne and Keats. Over the..

February 17, 2017

English Mock Exams: Hamlet Tips | Leaving Cert Study Notes

Remember – The questions will not be difficult in Paper 2. Be calm. Read each question carefully and THINK – you know this play! Over..

February 17, 2017