English Practice Exercises by Amanda Alexander, Rachel Gee
  

Synopsis

English Practice Exercises by Amanda Alexander, Rachel Gee

This book provides comprehensive practice for all sections of the Common Entrance English Paper at 13+. A new and varied selection of texts and poems has been specifically chosen to provide comprehension practice and to provoke thought. In addition, this book provides a large bank of questions for the Studied Literature and Writing Task sections. The book is pitched carefully for use during the Common Entrance year and the questions are modelled on the ISEB exam papers. This is an ideal book for teachers to give extensive practice in the classroom or for parents wishing to give their child extra practice.

Reviews

A rich variety of practice exercises to challenge every Common Entrance candidate and no doubt delight every English teacher. This book will prove to be invaluable. Andrew Hammond, Director of Teaching and Learning, Copthorne School; IAPS Subject Leader for English: ISEB English Editor

About the Author

Amanda Alexander and Rachel Gee have extensive experience in the teaching and managing of English in prep schools, most recently running the English Department at Danes Hill Preparatory School in Surrey. Their aim is to promote excellent literacy skills to enable confident access of the whole curriculum and in forming Lex Education they continue to support teachers and parents and help children to read and write with understanding and rigour.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages
Interest Age: 13+

Author

Amanda Alexander, Rachel Gee
More books by Amanda Alexander, Rachel Gee

Publisher

Publication date

29th October 2008

ISBN

9780903627641


It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools