Close Reading 11-14 by Mary M. Firth, Andrew G. Ralston


Close Reading 11-14 by Mary M. Firth, Andrew G. Ralston

Close Reading 11-14 provides a wide selection of of extracts from novels old and (especially) new, with accompanying interpretation/ comprehension-type questions. In addition, the 'Taking A Closer Look' section in each chapter focuses on a specific language feature from the passage and provides further explanations and practice exercises on that aspect of language. The book has specific links with Knowledge About Language (by the same authors) but can also be used independently of that title, either as a stand-alone classroom textbook or a resource for individual pupils needing interpretation practice.


Times Educational Supplement Scotland/Saltire Society Book of the Year Award: highly commended...written by Mary Firth and Andrew Ralston and designed by Lynda King...much needed...contains good activities looking at language through text...provides an excellent link from primary to secondary English. TES Scotland/Saltire Book of the Year Award

About the Author

Mary M Firth and Andrew G Ralston teach in one of Scotland's top schools and are highly successful authors of several English language and literature titles written primarily for the Scottish market.

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120 pages


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Publication date

31st October 2003



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