CXC Study Guide: English A for CSEC®
$18.74

CXC Study Guide: English A for CSEC®

By Ken Haworth, Imelda Pilgrim, Anthony Perry, Maria Darlington, Joyce Stewart
US$ 18.74
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Book Description

Developed exclusively with the Caribbean Examinations Council, this Study Guide will provide you with the support to maximise your performance in CSEC English A. Written by a team of experts in the syllabus and the examination, this Study Guide covers all the essential information and has online support. Each topic begins with key learning outcomes and contains a range of features to enhance your study of the subject.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1 Choosing words and structuring texts
    • 1.1 Diction and syntax (choosing and using words)
    • 1.2 Punctuation
    • 1.3 Structuring texts: paragraphing and organisation
    • 1.4 An approach to spelling
    • 1.5 Writing sequentially and with clarity
  • 2 Working with information
    • 2.1 Information retrieval
    • 2.2 Inference, fact and opinion
    • 2.3 Information in graphics
    • 2.4 Summarising
    • 2.5 Writing to inform andexplain
  • 3 Having an effect on the reader
    • 3.1 Denotation and connotation
    • 3.2 Register, tone and mood
    • 3.3 Narrative voice
    • 3.4 Simile and metaphor
    • 3.5 Creating characters
    • 3.6 Writing to describe
    • 3.7 Narrative writing
  • 4 Reading and writing non-literary texts
    • 4.1 Bias
    • 4.2 Persuasive devices
    • 4.3 Writing and speaking to persuade
    • 4.4 Discursive writing
  • 5 Answering questions on poetry
  • 6 Doing well in your exams
    • 6.1 Doing well in Paper 1
    • 6.2 Doing well in Paper 2
    • Practice exam questions
      • Paper 1: Multiple-choice questions
      • Paper 2: Practice exam questions
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Acknowledgements
  • Back Cover
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