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Explore English Collaborative Taster Day

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  • 12/1000 Students
  • Collaborative Taster Days
  • 11 Lessons /0 Quizes
Welcome to the Explore English collaborative taster day. You will be able to access the learning resources 'curriculum' on the next tab once you have enrolled. You can find more info about what each of the sessions contains below:


What’s involved?

Jess Anderson from The School of English at The University of Leeds is here to give you an insight into how to ‘Read a Comic’. What is a comic? Are they for kids or are they a serious literary form? In this twenty minute video Jess explores the ideas and themes behind certain comics, how the tackle difficult subjects and how they create meaning through narrative techniques.


In descriptive creative writing using your senses’, join Leeds Arts University’s Creative Writing BA Honours Course Leader Karen Tobias-Green and Progression Support Worker Jenny Scannell to find out more about what it is like to study Creative Writing at a specialist university. Try out our fun creative writing activity using your senses in a handmade notebook.


You’ve learnt how to read and analyse comics already. Now learn how to read a poem. Join Amina Alyal, Senior Lecturer in English at Leeds Trinity University, as you explore the poem ‘Treacle’ by Paul Farley. Also listen to some current students as they share their own work in an online Open Mic night and hear more about the department in general.


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Additional Details

  • 10 points
  • 02/03/2021 6:10 pm
Course Curriculum

Pre Course - Feedback

1 Lessons / 0 Quizes
Explore English Pre Evaluation 50 points

Creative writing using your senses - Leeds Arts University

1 Lessons / 0 Quizes
Creative writing using your senses 10 points

What is a comic? And How are they different? by University of Leeds

5 Lessons / 0 Quizes
Explore English Learning outcomes 50 points
Reading Comics - Jess Anderson, EOF at University of Leeds Arts Outreach 50 points
Follow-Up Activity Option A: Analysis 50 points
Follow-Up Activity Option B: Creative Writing 10 points
Explore English - Hear from current students 10 points

Explore English: Poetry with Leeds Trinity University

3 Lessons / 0 Quizes
Explore English Introduction from Leeds Trinity University 50 points
Explore English: Poetry 10 points
Open Mic Night 50 points

Post Course - Feedback

1 Lessons / 0 Quizes
Explore English Post Evaluation 50 points
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