‘An Inspector Calls’ quote search – Act 1
Find a quotation (or two) from the text to support the following points/ideas. Examine each one for language, structure and links to context.
- Mrs Birling’s views on a woman’s role in society.
- Mr Birling’s feelings on having Gerald as a son-in-law.
- How Mr Birling sees himself (repeated).
- Mr Birling’s predictions.
- Hints that there may be trouble ahead (dramatic irony).
- Mr Birling’s views on an individual’s role in society.
- Mr Birling’s opinion of socialism.
- Inspector Goole’s description of Eva’s death (repeated).
- Mr Birling’s justification of sacking Eva.
- Gerald’s comments on what Mr Birling did to Eva.
The following spellings are important vocabulary for your study of An Inspector Calls.
Please find out the meaning, write out the definition and if possible suggest how it links for AIC from your study so far.
Context Research Prompt Cards
Research the context for An Inspector Calls. You will need to use the internet for this so please use the internet at school if you do not have it at home.
Please use the resources below to help you to revise ready for Monday morning.
An Inspector Calls Revision Powerpoints
AN-INSPECTOR-CALLS-REVISION-YEAR-11 – updated
An Inspector Calls Revision Teaching Power Point
Attached is a guide for all of the exams that you will sit for English for the mocks.
It should help you to effectively revise.
However, there are tasks for you to complete. You can’t just read it and hope for the best. Be active.
Revision Guide for the Mocks
Have a look at this. This the first of a series of lectures on gcse texts aimed at those who want to get the highest grades at GCSE.
Your task is to re-read An Inspector Calls. You will be tested on your knowledge of this after half term in preparation for your mock examinations in November.
If you do not have your own copy of the text, we strongly advise you to get one. However there is a copy here: