The first book in a two-book series, suitable for HIgher and Ordinary level Junior Certificate Engish exams. New English Experience 1 Introduces students to a wide range of personal, imaginative and factual texts, including autobiographies, diaries, letters, short stories, novel extracts, drama extracts, poems, reports, reviews, advertisements and articles. Encourages students to develop personal and critical responses to the texts, to create their own texts and to use reference resources, including the Internet. Provides opportunities for drama activities and debating. Covers essential aspects of grammar and punctuation. Establishes learning objectives at the outset of each chapter. Appeals to Junior certificate students through its layout, colourful design and use of cartoons and photographs. The series covers the Junior Certificate syllabus, while preparing students for the Leaving Certificate programme.