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English texts & skills: Book 3

Laming, M.M. and Pearce, P. (2003) English texts & skills: Book 3. Oxford University Press.


English Texts and Skills is a four-book series designed to introduce students to a range of text types and to improve writing, grammar and language skills. Each unit models a particular style of writing through sample texts chosen to appeal to readers. English Texts and Skills includes fiction and non-fiction texts such as stories, newspaper and magazine articles, reviews, letters, playscripts, poetry, advertisements and manga. Featured texts are followed by focus questions, discussion of key features and activities for students to create their own texts for different purposes and audiences. The second part of each unit uses the material presented to explore in context the skills necessary for clear, effective writing. English Texts and Skills provides a solid grounding in the skills students will require in their senior English studies. CONTENTS 1. Letters to the Editor—opinion 2. Éxpose on body image—feature article 3. The Bottom Line—newspaper editorial 4. Advertising with a purpose—print advertisement 5. Sound stuff—radio and websites 6. Rabbit Proof Fence—text and screenplay 7. Searching for Ned Kelly: a multimedia experience—search engines 8. Stay beautiful—poetry 9. Scripting a film—film script 10. She'll never know what I remember—narrative 11. Kiss Me Kate —Shakespearean drama 12. Edmondstone Street—literary description

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Publisher: Oxford University Press
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