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Descriptive Writing for GCSE: Choosing the Right Words

Get to know your verbs and vocabulary with this introductory course. You'll learn how to recognise verbs, adjectives and adverbs, and how to use them well in writing for GCSE.

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In this lesson

Preview of video 1. Choose the right verbs
Lesson 1

1. Choose the right verbs

Preview of video 2. Working with verbs
Lesson 2

2. Working with verbs

Preview of video 3. Improving verb choice
Lesson 3

3. Improving verb choice

Preview of video 4. Show, Don't Tell: An introduction to adjectives
Lesson 4

4. Show, Don't Tell: An introduction to adjectives

Preview of video 5. Less is more: Alliteration and sibilance
Lesson 5

5. Less is more: Alliteration and sibilance

Preview of video 6. Rewrite the second paragraph
Lesson 6

6. Rewrite the second paragraph

Preview of video 7. 2 + 2 = 4 and adjectives
Lesson 7

7. 2 + 2 = 4 and adjectives

Preview of video 8. The problem with adverbs
Lesson 8

8. The problem with adverbs

Preview of video 9. Mastering adverbs
Lesson 9

9. Mastering adverbs

Preview of video 10. Using adjectives like writers do
Lesson 10

10. Using adjectives like writers do

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