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More English Basics Year 10 3rd Edition

By | Copyright Year:2017 | ISBN-13: 9780170381352

Published:09/12/2016
More English Basics is a complete workbook for independent study by students wishing to improve their understanding of basic English language skills. The exercises have been classroom-trialled with significant improvements between pre-test results and final test results. This workbook has been designed to follow on from English Basics with the emphasis on preparation for the demands of English in the senior school. It is an invaluable and effective tool for students, teachers and parents because the teaching notes are clear, the exercises graduates, and there is constant revision.

In addition, for the first time, a digital format has been built and tested by students for students to offer an alternative learning style. For students who prefer an interactive digital-only version, please contact your local education consultant and refer to ISBN number 9780170381406

CONTENTS

Part One: More Parts of Speech
Nouns and pronouns
Adjectives
Comparatives
Superlatives
Verbs
Adverbs

Part Two: More Punctuation and Grammar
Conjunctions
Prepositions
Punctuation
Direct and reported speech
Question and exclamation marks
Colons and semi-colons
Apostrophes
Brackets
Hyphens
Dashes

Part Three: Sentences
Run-on sentences
Minor sentences
Simple and compound sentences
Complex sentences
Compound-complex sentences
Paragraphs
Punctuation, grammar and sentence recap

Part Four: Word Use
Prefixes
Suffixes
Synonyms
Antonyms
Puns
Cliches
Styles of language
Word use recap

Part Five: More Poetic Techniques
Imagery: simile, metaphor and personification
Sound effects: alliteration, onomatopoeia, assonance and rhyme

Part Six: Improving Your Close Reading
Scanning and skimming
Recognising what the question is asking
Guidelines to answering close reading questions

Part Seven: Practicing Close Reading
Passage one
Passage two
Passage three
Passage four

Glossary

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By | ISBN-13: 9780170381345
The new student-friendly 3rd Edition English Basics is full colour with a new and engaging design. References and examples have also been updated to this popular workbook, making English Basics an essential tool to improve language skills in grammar, punctuation and spelling for middle secondary students. English Basics is a complete workbook for independent for New Zealand students wishing to improve their understanding of basic English grammar and punctuation. The aim of this workbook is to bring the student up to the level expected at junior secondary school. It is an invaluable and effective tool for students, teachers and parents because: • the teaching notes are clear • the exercises are graduated • there is constant revision. In addition, for the first time, a digital format has been built and tested by students for students to offer an alternative learning style. For students who prefer an interactive digital-only version, please contact your local education consultant and refer to ISBN number 9780170381390.
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