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Nelson English for QCE Units 3 & 4 Student Book with 1 Access Code for 26 Months

By | Copyright Year:2019 | ISBN-13: 9780170421706

Nelson English for QCE Units 3 & 4 provides a thorough grounding in effectively reading texts, perspectives, characterisation, aesthetic features and stylistic devices and is written for the new QCAA Senior English syllabus. Following on from Nelson English for QCE Units 1 & 2, the text provides opportunities for students to engage with and respond to a variety of classical and contemporary literary and non-literary texts. Regular activities for students allow them to explore three interrelated areas including: texts in context, language and textual analysis and responding to and creating texts.

NelsonNet resources available*
Teacher Resources:
• Teaching plans
• Assessment guidance
• Weblinks
• Chapter PDFs

Student Resources:
• Weblinks

*Complimentary access to NelsonNet is available to teachers who use the accompanying student book as a core resource in their classroom. Contact your local education consultant for access codes and conditions.


1 Understanding genre
2 Preparing for exams
3 Burial Rites
4 Cats Eye
5 Frankenstein
6 Jane Eyre
7 Nineteen Eighty-Four
8 Pride and Prejudice
9 Talking to My Country
10 The Boat
11 The Great Gatsby
12 The White Earth
13 We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
14 Cosi
15 Hamlet
16 Macbeth
17 The 7 Stages of Grieving
18 Blade Runner
19 Cleverman
20 Hidden Figures
21 We Don’t Need a Map
22 Representations of women in poetry
23 Representations of identity in poetry
24 Representations of the environment in poetry
25 In-depth study: Mabo
26 In-depth study: Four Corners
27 Internal Assessment 1 (IA1): Preparing a written response for a public audience
28 Internal Assessment 2 (IA2): Preparing a persuasive spoken response
29 In-depth study: Sherlock
30 In-depth study: The Road Not Taken
31 Internal Assessment 3 (IA3): Examination – imaginative written response
32 External Assessment (EA): Examination - preparing an analytical written response


Elli Housden is an experienced English teacher and writer. She has shared her love of literature and writing with students in classrooms in Australia and the UK and published textbooks in both countries.

Grace Loyden is the Head of English at Townsville Grammar School, was a recipient of ETAQ’s 2016 Peter Botsman Award, recognising excellence in English education in Queensland, and was on the writing team for the new English syllabus.

Virginia Ayliffe is a co-author on the renowned Shakespeare Unplugged series, which last year won the APA Educational Excellence award for best Secondary Series. She currently teaches at Somerville House in Queensland.


Questions follow Marzano and Kendall's new taxonomy of educational objectives, on which the syllabus objectives are based.