This thoroughly revised edition of the best-selling book Language in Focus comprehensively prepares higher level students for Paper One of the Leaving Certificate English paper.
Contains a wide variety of new sample texts, including extracts from articles, novels, emails, websites, short stories and poems.
Includes many real-world texts written by actual Irish Leaving Certificate students, indicating the style and quality required in the exam.
Offers valuable tips for answering both the Comprehending and Composing sections of Paper One.
Introduces students to the categories of language (information, argument, persuasion, narration, aesthetic) set out in the Leaving Certificate English syllabus.
Provides a wide-ranging selection of exam-style questions and exercises to test students comprehension and composition skills.
Questions are designed to encourage the development of the vital skills of understanding, interpretation and analysis.
Contains a grammar section to help students to write correctly and effectively.