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WEBINAR | Edexcel GCSE: Achieving Success in the Listening and Appraising Paper.

Course Code:
W0059
£95.00+vat

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR

This webinar will focus on how students can maximise their marks in the listening paper. It will consider the types of question being asked and the skills required for top grade responses, as well as exploring approaches to revising the set works. We will also consider the skills and process needed for success in the section B extended written response and how to build confidence in melodic and rhythmic dictation.

WEBINAR BENEFITS

  • An understanding of the different types of questions on the paper and how best to approach them.
  • An awareness of more complex contextual questions on the set works.
  • How to approach unfamiliar listening in the most effective way.
  • How to approach the section B extended writing question for success – giving students the skills for independent musical thinking.
  • Techniques for building confidence and skills in dictation.

PROGRAMME | 3.30 – 5.00pm

3.30 – 3.45pm: A Study of the Paper
  •  Considering the different types of questions and exploring areas for greater attention and consideration.

3.45 – 4.00pm: Vocabulary
  • Examining the technical vocabulary necessary for musical analysis.

4.00 – 4.15pm: The Unfamiliar
  • Looking at unfamiliar extracts and questions on them – how to approach them in the most effective way.

4.15 – 4.30pm: Dictation
  • Considering approaches to dictation – techniques for every lesson to build confidence and accuracy.

4.30 – 4.45pm: Set Works
  • Exploring the set works from different angles; considering contextual elements and questions involving comparison.

4.45 – 5.00pm: Section B
  • Exploring the section B question – what skills does it require, and establishing a process to follow for successful responses utilising AO3 and AO4.

WEBINAR LEADER

Ellena Gilson is a former Head of Biology at a top grammar school with over 25 years of outstanding teaching experience. She has extensive experience as an A-Level Biology examiner and holds senior positions for two major examination boards.

 

Description

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR

This webinar will focus on how students can maximise their marks in the listening paper. It will consider the types of question being asked and the skills required for top grade responses, as well as exploring approaches to revising the set works. We will also consider the skills and process needed for success in the section B extended written response and how to build confidence in melodic and rhythmic dictation.

WEBINAR BENEFITS

  • An understanding of the different types of questions on the paper and how best to approach them.
  • An awareness of more complex contextual questions on the set works.
  • How to approach unfamiliar listening in the most effective way.
  • How to approach the section B extended writing question for success – giving students the skills for independent musical thinking.
  • Techniques for building confidence and skills in dictation.

PROGRAMME | 3.30 – 5.00pm

3.30 – 3.45pm: A Study of the Paper

  •  Considering the different types of questions and exploring areas for greater attention and consideration.

3.45 – 4.00pm: Vocabulary

  • Examining the technical vocabulary necessary for musical analysis.

4.00 – 4.15pm: The Unfamiliar

  • Looking at unfamiliar extracts and questions on them – how to approach them in the most effective way.

4.15 – 4.30pm: Dictation

  • Considering approaches to dictation – techniques for every lesson to build confidence and accuracy.

4.30 – 4.45pm: Set Works

  • Exploring the set works from different angles; considering contextual elements and questions involving comparison.

4.45 – 5.00pm: Section B

  • Exploring the section B question – what skills does it require, and establishing a process to follow for successful responses utilising AO3 and AO4.

Additional information

Location and Date

WEBINAR | Thursday 30 May 2024

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