GCSE English Course Online: The Sign of the Four - Characters

Online GCSE courses about the characters and writing techniques of 'The sign of the four.'

Group Class Schedule

Synopsis

In these sessions, the course will explore how Conan Doyle uses his writing technique of form and structure in the novel. Also, how imagery is used throughout the novel and we will explore each character in more depth. In each lesson there will be questions and quizzes to help the student retain the knowledge of the course.

Course Details

Day 1
During the first week, the lesson will look at the character Sherlock Holmes who can be uncaring to others. However, he is rational and clever. Also, students will look at Dr. John Watson who is loyal, honourable and caring.
Day 2
In the second week, students will explore the characters of Mary Morstan and Athelney Jones. How Mary is shown as a good Victorian woman. Also, how Athelney is a strong contrast to Sherlock.
Day 3
Expanding on from last week, students will look at Thaddeus Sholto and how he is self-obsessed. Additionally, students will look at Johnathan Small, the antagonist who seeks revenge. Also, students will explore ‘The Four’ and Bartholomew.
Day 4
Finally, during this lesson students will look at Major Sholto and Captain Morstan and all other characters. Plus, they will explore the writing techniques such as language, imagery and structure.

Schedule Your Group Session

Each course will have no more than 8 students. Each small group course is designed for a particular level and subject. This is ideal for students who would rather learn with others. Each session is £12 per session.

Please note: When you book with Sarah, you will need to create an account. Choose your course, then you will be directed to the payment screen.

Schedule Your 1:1 Session

We conduct our 1-2-1 sessions over Zoom, Google Meet, Learncube, etc. Students can book for 1-2-1 session.

Sarah O

An experienced tutor with an MSc in Forensic Psychological Studies and a BA (Hons) in Arts and Humanities (Creative Writing and English Language). I also have a level 5 diploma in teaching English as a Foreign Language.

Contact Details

Please select the class you are interested in and book your place to avoid disappointment. If you have any questions, please email us at info@online-tutoring.uk or phone us on
01446484262

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Schedule Your 1:1 Session

Please note: When you book with Sarah, you will need to create an account. Choose your course, then you will be directed to the payment screen.