Senior English Skills Builder, 3EPart A: Writing SkillsUnit 1 Writing better sentencesUnit 2 Punctuation and capital lettersUnit 3 Writing topic sentencesUnit 4 ParagraphsUnit 5 Linking wordsUnit 6 Active and passive voiceUnit 7 Improving your spelling and broadening your vocabularyUnit 8 Common mistakes and commonly confused wordsUnit 9 Glossary of commonly confused wordsPart B: Reading and Creating Unit 10 Form and genreUnit 11 The language of filmUnit 12 CharacterisationUnit 13 Imagery and metaphorical languageUnit 14 Humour and moodUnit 15 Identifying a writer's views and valuesUnit 16 Pulling it all together: Planning and writing an analytical text responseUnit 17 Analytical text response: Self-assessmentUnit 18 Forms of creative writingUnit 19 Narrative point of viewUnit 20 Opening lines, dialogue and descriptionUnit 21 Generating ideas from a textUnit 22 Pulling it all together: Planning a creative text response and justifying your choicesPart C: Reading and ComparingUnit 23 Comparing concepts: Ideas, issues and themesUnit 24 Comparing features: Plot and eventsUnit 25 Comparing charactersUnit 26 Comparing text constructionl Form, perspective, structure and styleUnit 27 Comparing settingsUnit 28 Pulling it all together: Planning your response to comparative essay topicsPart D: Analysing and Presenting Argument Unit 29 Identifying different types of persuasive textsUnit 30 'Being positioned': Author's intention, context, form, audience and languageUnit 31 Identifying faulty reasoning, bias and illogical argumentsUnit 32 Analysing language: Layout, headlines and toneUnit 33 Analysing language: Visual textsUnit 34 Pulling it all together: Analysing language and argumentUnit 35 Planning an analysis of language and argumentUnit 36 Planning and writing a persuasive argumentUnit 37 Mastering oral communication and planning an oral presentationPart E: Exam PreparationUnit 38 Text response examinationsUnit 39 Comparative response examinationsUnit 40 Language and argument analysis examinationsGlossary of metalanguage and literary termsobook chaptersA1 Using a thesaurus and a dictionaryA2 Acknowledging your sourcesB1 Creative writing: Editing, proofreading and self-assessmentC1 Comparative writing: Self-assessmentD1 Identifying an author's point of viewD2 Analysing language and argument: Self-assessmentD3 Persuasive arguments: Self-assessment
Amanda Ford is a retired English teacher with many years of English teaching experience. Author of the market-leading Successful and Skillworks series.Elizabeth Haywood is a retired English teacher with many years of English teaching experience. Author of the market-leading Successful and Skillworks series.Kate Tehan has a Bachelor of Arts and a Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching from The University of Melbourne and is currently undertaking a Masters of Teaching (Research). She has taught English in government and Catholic schools in rural Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne. She currently teaches English and Legal Studies at Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak.