The Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students 5th Edition

The Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students 5th Edition
Brand: Cengage Learning
Product Code: 9780170190848
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The Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students 5th Edition

Author: Margaret Ramsay

Published: 2012

Format: Paperback 208 pages

Level: Secondary

 

This book builds and extends on students' skills in using the English language. It incorporates recent developments in English teaching and provides expanded coverage of:

  • communication through writing
  • communication through speaking and listening
  • terms used in literature and language
  • detailed notes on punctuation
  • detailed notes on parts of speech, phrases, clauses and sentences
  • appendix on a functional view of language

 

Key Features

  • Advice on the use of new technology: sending emails and text messages, making effective PowerPoint presentations, tips for word processing
  • Definitions for critical literacy terms commonly taught in all states (e.g context, bias, discourse, purpose, audience, meaning, stereotype, gaps, silences, etc)
  • Modelling of a wide range of genre and language features, e.g the Looking for Alibrandi screenplay, a website review and a book review of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • Over 30 'Test Yourself' exercises for students to test their understanding of key topics in punctuation, grammar and language use
  • Answers to the 'Test Yourself' exercises at the back of the book for easy reference
  • New examples of modelled texts
  • Greater variety of diagrams to help simplify concepts and explanations
  • Improved layout and text design

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