So You Really Want to Learn English by Susan Elkin


So You Really Want to Learn English by Susan Elkin

The second book in the newly revised So You Really Want To Learn English series is designed to be used with pupils in Year 7 upwards. The book features refreshed literary extracts followed by challenging exercises which encourage pupils to write accurately and with flair. Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation and spelling throughout to ensure pupils develop the understanding of the English language that is needed to achieve in Common Entrance and beyond. - Endorsed by ISEB - Suitable for use with pupils 11+ (Year 7 upwards) or those looking for a stretching Key Stage 3 English course - The new edition features new fiction and non-fiction passages and 'writing workshops' so pupils can explore various aspects of creative writing - Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation and spelling throughout - An Answer Book with suggested answers and a mark scheme is available to save you time

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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176 pages


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Publication date

28th August 2012



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