LANGUAGE IN ACTION

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9780714416847
By: 
SHEIL, JOHN
Publisher: 
FALLONS
Code: 
9780714416847
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Language in Action focuses on the Comprehension and Composition skills that are tested in Paper 1 of the Leaving Certificate English examination at Ordinary Level. The dual purpose of this textbook is to develop the reading and writing skills of students by exposing them to a wide range of texts, written in a variety of styles that will appeal to active and inquisitive minds. The book contains: A concise explanation of Paper 1 and informative notes on the use of language. A section on Comprehending that thoroughly prepares students for Questions A and B of Section 1 of the paper. A section on Composing which deals methodically with grammar, spelling and punctuation, and offers clear guidance on the main types of composition: articles, the personal essay, debate/speech and the short story. A theme-based section modelled on the Leaving Certificate examination format. Texts have been organised under twelve themes such as Sport, Prejudice and Bullying, Violence, Holidays and Pets. Many questions and composition exercises throughout the book that will serve as an ideal preparation for the examination. nn

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