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  • Level: GCSE
  • Subject: English
  • Document length: 474 words

What do you learn from Ben Leachs article about the issues and concerns regarding the building of wind farms?

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Introduction

Read Source 1, the online newspaper article called Wind farms could blight one in six beauty spots by Ben Leach., 1) What do you learn from Ben Leach's article about the issues and concerns regarding the building of wind farms? When reading the article the overall issues and concerns surrounding how wind farms would effect the landscape and its wildlife. As one concern mentioned in the article was "projects would spoil much-loved views." Furthermore the issues on the building the wind farms include having a "huge impact on the iconic are of landscape".

Middle

Firstly we learn that Ben Leach has a structure which he sticks to all the way through the article. He does this so the reader has a fair and unbias article to read and also what other people/citizens may think of this. One of the main concerns that we learn from this article is the fact that the wildlife that was their home for many several years is now the place where "over dozens of golden plover would be killed every year by the turbines." Ben Leach also has a variety issues which he addressed "would spoil the lovely views of Cornwall".

Conclusion

(8 mark) Now read Source 3, Storm at sea, which is an extract from a non-fiction book. 3 Explain some of the thoughts and feelings Claire Francis has during the storm. (8 marks) Now you need to refer to Source 3 Storm at sea and either Source 1 or Source 2. You are going to compare the two texts, one of which you have chosen. 4 Compare the different ways in which language is used for effect in the two texts. Give some examples and analyse the effects. (16 marks) SECTION B: WRITING Sometimes difficult decisions have to be made. Describe a decision that you, or someone you know, had to make and explain the consequences. Your piece will appear in the 'Real Lives' section of your local newspaper.

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