Introduction; 01 - The history of the English language; 02 - Dividing the word: Syllables and Morphemes; 03 - Nouns; 04 - Pronouns; 05 - Verbs; 06 - Modifiers: Adjectives and adverbs; 07 - Function words: Prepositions and Conjunctions; 08 - Phrases and Clauses; 09 - Kinds of Sentence; 10 - Direct and Indirect Speech; 11 - Affixes:Prefixes and Suffixes; 12 - Gender and Grammar; 13 - Register: Formal and Informal; 14 - Spelling and Punctuation; Over to you Answers; Glossary; Taking it further
Ron Simpson has an MA (Oxon) in English Language and Literature and a PGCE from Birmingham University. He taught English for 30 years and during his teaching career was Head of English at King's School, Pontefract and Head of Sixth Form at Campsmount School, Doncaster. He has worked with JMB, now NEAB, as Review Panel Member (English GCE/GCSE) and is currently Moderator for GCSE English/English Literature, GCSE Oral English and Certificate of Achievement English. He has also worked as Reviewer and News/Features Editor of the bi-monthly Jazz Rag magazine almost from its inception.