I’ve been busy with these for you… they are mostly broken down to point you at the correct part of the course/notes and also to point you at what you could say for the tasks.

In no particular order… (Click the link to download. All files are PDFs)

SQA Revision Multiple Egs

Media Revision Notes

2017 – PQD Overview

I will be running a study support/exam prep session tomorrow from 9 -> 1 or 2 depending on demand/need. I’m planning to tackle Q1 periods 1&2, and Q2 (Role of Media) periods 3&4. I’ll also be running a similar session Tuesday periods 3&4 and lunchtime. Basically, if you have questions, come in and ask! 😉

QUIZLET Available

I’ve managed to get Quizlet up and running. At the moment, there are only a few bits and pieces available, and almost no pictures, but I’ll add to it as we go… and feel free to give me suggestions!

Click to join Quizlet Study Aids

There are 3 short ‘sets’ available on Narrative Structure, Seven Plots and Importance of Audience. There’s also a massive set with the complete glossary from the back of your course book turned into flashcards that you can study and quiz yourself on. It’s ridiculously big… honestly… like “pure mad mental” big… but still worth working on! I will sort out a few smaller sub-sets based on it for you very shortly (as in, when I can work out how to create sub-sets), but I think you should still make a start ‘playing with it…

As a bonus, Quizlet have a free iOS and Android App so you can study as you go…


Reminder: The Key Concepts

Just a wee reminder for you as you revise…

The Key Concepts

These are the areas we have been considering all year and can be summed up as follows…

When we look at media texts, we ask the following questions:

How are texts shaped to meet needs, influence behaviour and achieve a purpose?

The Role of the Media
What type of text is it? Categories
How do we know what it means? Language
What type of story does it tell? Narrative
How does it present its subject? Representation
Who has produced it, and what constraints did they face? Institutions
Who receives it, and what sense do they make of it? Audience
When are texts received? Society