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This book comprehensively prepares students for all the KEY SKILLS required for Paper 1 of the

Leaving Certificate, Higher Level English examination.

  • Comprehensively but succinctly covers each of the five Language Genres prescribed in the syllabus.
  • Offers a wide variety of sample material drawn from both fiction and non-fiction.
  • Non-fiction includes up-to-date articles, speeches, reports, documentary, websites, comment threads, etc.
  • Recently published fiction from writers such as Anne EnrightSebastian BarryRoddy Doyle and Margaret Atwood, among others, are offered along with extracts from James JoyceWilliam Golding and Katherine Mansfield – thus offering students a wide range of illustrative material from some of the best writers in each genre.
  • Comprehension A and B tasks set on each extract are provided to ensure practice and consolidation of key skills in each genre.
  • Sample essays are offered in each genre in addition to Exam Practice sections.
  • Chapter devoted to Comprehension A and B questions with guidance for interpreting questions, planning responses and maintaining a sharp focus on key tasks. Sample responses included.
  • Composing section offering advice and sample essays for discussion. Commentaries offered on sample essays to guide evaluation.
  • Chapter devoted to punctuationspelling and grammar skills, with emphasis on those errors most commonly made by students.
  • Useful checklists to ensure a firm grasp of all key skills required in comprehending and composing.
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781909417267 Categories: , , , Tag:

Leaving Certificate Paper 1 Key Skills in English HL


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