IGCSE English as a Second Language: Focus on Writing

IGCSE English as a Second Language: Focus on Writing

By: Alison Digger (author), Alison Abd-Rabbou (author)Paperback

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Endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations. Additional support for the written part of the exam to help students improve their answers and overall grade, including authentic material written by students with critical comments from teachers. - Places attention on the importance of style and content, together with accuracy and the correct use of different registers - Explains relevant grammar points in easy-to-understand language, and are supported by exam-related examples - Illustrates each point by means of an example relevant to the exam - Contains a database of topic-related vocabulary and ideas Review "With sample examination questions after each skill, the book would even help teachers in assessing students after each skill taught...I highly recommend it." Mrs L Shana, Rainbow Secondary School, Botswana Also useful for: The clear explanations and extensive use of examples also make it extremely useful for students preparing for other advanced exams, such as First Certificate in English (FCE), Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and IGCSE First Language English. Also available for the complete course: We also publish a core textbook that provides the most cost-effective way to teach both the speaking and listening components of the latest Cambridge syllabus. Search for ISBN 9781444191622.

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About Author

Alison Digger was an EFL teacher in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and is now Associate Lecturer in EFL at Milton Keynes College.

Contents

Introduction Exam overview How to use the book 1 Improving your informal writing 1.1 Different kinds of English 1.2 Letters to friends: register 1.3 Letters to friends: Basics 2 Producing informal writing 2.1 Friendly letters: descriptive 2.2 Friendly letters: Advice 2.3 Friendly letters: Narrative 2.4 Friendly letters: Descriptive/narrative 3 Improving your formal writing 3.1 Basics 3.2 Suggestions 3.3 Opinions 3.4 Views and arguments 4 Producing formal writing 4.1 Compositions 4.2 Semi-formal letters 4.3 School magazine articles 4.4 Book review 4.5 Summary writing 5 Writing reference 5.1 Register reference 5.2 Grammar points 5.3 Essential prepositions 5.4 Word partners 5.5 Confused phrases 5.6 Spelling tips 5.7 Problem spellings 6 Examination hints 6.1 Planning 6.2 Reading 6.3 Listening 6.4 Speaking Database of topic-related vocabulary and ideas Answers to exercises Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/07/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780340928066
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9780340928066
  • weight: 742
  • ISBN10: 0340928069

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