AS Media Studies: The Essential Revision Guide for AQA is the must-have, self-help resource for students preparing for AQA AS Media Studies exams. Individual sections cover the key topics, including media language, audience, representation, film and broadcast fiction, and advertising and marketing amongst many, many more. Written by experienced teachers and examiners, this excellent revision guide also provides invaluable advice and support, and includes: activities exam questions worked examples advice on how to approach the exam -- using the reading time, note taking, planning an answer, ordering your ideas and writing your response revision tips suggested resources. The authors also cover important questions for students -- including: why do we have exams? What is AS Level? What is AQA Media Studies? And how does the exam system work? -- so that any student of media studies will find themselves armed and ready to tackle their course head on.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Revision 3. Resources 4. HELP!!!! 5. The Exam System Explained Exams. What Happens to your Exam Script when you have Finished the Exam? Part 1: Unit 1: Reading the Media Introduction. Preparing for AQA. Unit 1. The Key Concepts. Using the Reading Time. Writing your Response. Covering the Key Concepts in some Detail. Evidence Learning. What goes Wrong in Unit 1? Best Practice in Unit 1 Part 2: Unit 2: Textual Topics 1. Introduction 2. Film and Broadcast Fiction 3. Documentary 4. Advertising and Marketing 5. British Newspapers. Conclusion. Appendices