Essay Skills for Intermediate 2 and Higher English Writing Portfolio by Dr. Christopher Nicol


Essay Skills for Intermediate 2 and Higher English Writing Portfolio by Dr. Christopher Nicol

Focusing specifically on the newly introduced writing portfolio for the Intermediate 2 and Higher English courses, this book explains the portfolio requirements, provides examples, hints and practical advice on tackling each essay type and contains exercises to develop vocabulary, sentence structure and writing technique. This practical guide to the new writing portfolio provides advice on tackling each of the essay types that can be submitted for the Intermediate 2 and Higher English courses - creative (fiction, poetry, scripts), persuasive, reflective, discursive and report writing. It discusses how to select essay types and topics, demonstrates how to structure and review each essay type, and contains exercises to help build vocabulary and improve sentence structure. It also sets out the requirements of the writing portfolio for both Intermediate 2 and Higher, and how to achieve the best marks possible for this part of the exam.

About the Author

Dr Christopher Nicol is an English teacher at Galashiels Academy.

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96 pages


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Publication date

16th January 2011



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