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Achievement English @ Year 11 NCEA Level 1

By | Copyright Year:2013 | ISBN-13: 9780170244220

This book provides an overview of the year’s work required for students to be successful in NCEA English Level 1. It supplements their schoolwork by giving clear, concise notes on terminology along with teaching notes, examples and practice exercises.

The book has a strong focus on developing close reading skills, while providing exercises and models for students to improve their essay writing skills. Formative, creative and formal writing are also covered. The book builds a useful revision resource to study from for external assessments.


1. Year 11. You’ve made it to the first level!
2. Check it!
3. Close Reading - learning to read and understand Unfamiliar Text
4. On your Own
5. Further Success
6. Understanding Text – the Essay
7. Formal Writing
8. Making your Visual Text
9. Presenting a Speech
10. Language Lists
11. It’s time to Revise – get over it!


As NCEA has developed, the need for Achievement English @ Year 11 to do the same became increasingly necessary

The authors have kept true to the initial strengths of the book. There is still a strong focus on teaching the skills required to succeed in Year 11, rather than focusing solely on the assessment

Covers the major areas of study for Year 11

Gives students guidelines for writing both formal and literary essays

Concentrates on the skills of close reading


By | ISBN-13: 9780170244213
Achievement English @ Year 12 is an integrated student book-workbook that is designed for effective learning to prepare students for NCEA Level 2 English assessments. It has a bright, highly visual, full colour presentation and includes both learning activities and assessment practice. It contains a section focusing on writing longer answers to close reading questions. This book is written for the English Syllabus at NCEA Level 2. There is a strong focus on the skills required to understand and analyse written, oral and visual text. Students are also encouraged to develop their oral skills and creative writing. This book is particularly useful for those students who feel they need additional explanatory notes.
$25.40 Available
By | ISBN-13: 9780170233293
This new edition of Achievement English @ Year 13 is an integrated workbook that is designed to support the teaching of English at NCEA Level 3 in the New Zealand classroom today. This workbook will help students expand on the skills they have learnt in previous years. It provides interesting and varied write-on literature and language tasks, self-explantory homework exercises and a useful revision programme leading to external assessment. The workbook encourages students to be organised and self-motivated. There is strong focus on the close reading of prose and poetry, oral presentations and the ability to write a clear and detailed essay in response to a range of texts. Addiitonal material is also provided for teachers to extend their classroom teaching.
$25.40 Available