Senior English I

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Senior English I
BBC Schools Radio
Company:BBC
First run:
September
1937

-
June
1961

(24 school years)
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Duration:25 minutes, 20 minutes
Subject:English
Audience:Age 11-13
Language:In English
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  • replaced English Literature
  • A completely serparate series of Senior English was broadcast in Scotland.
  • Split into multiple weekly broadcasts during the war - Senior English I (this page) became a series for less-literary children and mostly consists of performances or readings of booking with little commentary. Senior English II became the more academic series.
  • A popular unit during the war was English for Everyday Use, for less academically-minded listeners, about how the central characters (different each year) make use of language in their speech and writing, including writing plays and making magazines
  • replaced by Listening and Writing


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