Romeo and Juliet

  • Course level: English Literature


Romeo & Juliet is a set text for the 0475 IGCSE English Literature exams in  2021. 

Romeo and Juliet is a romantic Shakespearean tragedy about  two young lovers who are  supposed to be sworn enemies, due to an ongoing family feud. They fall  in love and  ultimately  kill  themselves because they cannot cope with being separated from one another. 

This course is being taught as a group workshop during specific times of the academic year, in correlation with exam dates. 

Paper Marking

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What Will I Learn?

  • Make effective literature notes and mind maps
  • Understand genre specific literary devices
  • Explore effects created by the writer’s use of language devices and narrative style
  • Link ideas to essay questions in an insightful manner
  • Unique question-specific strategies
  • Exam techniques practiced through extensive question practice and personalised feedback
  • Time management strategies

Topic Areas

Extract-based Essay

Authorial purpose and writer’s use of language
Personal Response
Ability to reference and quote from the text
Characters, situations and themes

General Essay


Ideal For

This course is designed for Grade 9 and 10 students who are studying the CIE IGCSE, Edexcel and GCSE curriculums and have this literature text as part of their exams.