So You Really Want to Learn English Book 2 A Textbook for Key Stage 3 and Common Entrance by Susan Elkin

So You Really Want to Learn English Book 2 A Textbook for Key Stage 3 and Common Entrance

Written by Susan Elkin
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Part of the So You Really Want to Learn Series


So You Really Want to Learn English Book 2 A Textbook for Key Stage 3 and Common Entrance by Susan Elkin

This textbook is suitable for pupils ages 11-12 working towards Key Stage 3 and Common Entrance at 13+ and provides a lively and captivating English course which features reading passages to stimulate young minds but which also covers the important elements of spelling, grammar and punctuation. The second part in the So you really want to learn English course, this textbook can be used by teachers in the classroom as well as parents and home schoolers looking for an additional learning aid for home teaching. This book draws reading passages from a wide variety of texts including narrative texts and poetry, and features exercises to challenge pupils of all abilities.


Another great mix from Susan Elkin and Galore Park: lucid prose, illustrious poems and interesting non-fiction, as well as searching exercises to expand the minds of our pupils. Nigel Ramage, Papplewick School At last, the wheel has come full circle and we have an English text that embraces all aspects of our subject. This well-structured book will challenge and delight. Roger Mortimer, Highgate Junior School

About the Author

Susan Elkin taught English to thousands of pupils for 36 years. Most recently she was a member of the English Department at Benenden from 1993-2004. She has a parallel career as a professional writer and journalist, writing regularly for the Daily Mail, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Stage. She lives and writes in Kent.

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128 pages


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Publication date

31st May 2005



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