English A Language and Literature by Rob Allison, Brian Chanen


English A Language and Literature by Rob Allison, Brian Chanen

Written by the authors of the 2011 syllabus, this book will help address all the requirements of the new course at both standard and higher level. It will actively engage students in language and literature, allowing them to become informed and critical learners through understanding and producing language of a wide range of works, from poetry to political speeches to simple advertisements or graffiti. The range of exciting literature offers a fresh look at unfamiliar texts so that students are able to confidently encounter works and topics and develop and communicate understanding. Through interesting activities and model works, students will learn about the most current approaches to critical language in areas such as mass communications, language in cultural contexts and literature - in line with the new syllabus. Support is given for the assessment, including the oral commentary. New edition available now - ISBN 9780198389972


I love this book! It is colourful and clear, with great tips for exactly how to go about specific tasks. I particularly like the section on 'Authorial Intentions', and I'm also delighted that this section features some comparative poetry analysis. Fiona Guertler, Head of English, International School, Dusseldorf Students would like it. It looks serious and adult-like without being dull. The sample answers, rationales, examiner comments, oral activities and marking criteria would be very useful to my students. So many aspects of the written tasks or the orals or the exam papers that students have concerns about are dealt with clearly and helpfully. Head of English, Turkey I think it is a very good book and will be of great help to my students. We are looking to 'adopt

-appropriate. Sheta Saha, IB Coordinator, Chatsworth International School, Singapore

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336 pages


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Publication date

28th May 2011



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