So You Really Want to Learn English by Susan Elkin


So You Really Want to Learn English by Susan Elkin

The final book in the newly revised So You Really Want To Learn English series is ideal for pupils in Year 8 working towards Common Entrance at 13+ and scholarship. The new edition features updated fiction and non-fiction passages as well as 'fact boxes' which contain interesting facts relating to the theme of the chapter. 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 - A rigorous textbook which is ideal for pupils preparing for Common Entrance and scholarship exams at 13+ - Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation and spelling throughout so that pupils learn to use the English language accurately and with flair - Includes a variety of literary extracts, including poetry, so that pupils learn to analyse a variety of written styles - An Answer Book is also available to save you time marking work

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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