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CXC Study Guide: Communications Studies for CAPE

Achieve your potential!

Author Kathryn Shields Brodber and Author Arlene Kasmally-Dwarika

Suitable for:  16-18, CAPE students

Price:  £20.99 +VAT

ISBN: 978-0-19-835572-4
Publication date: 24/12/2015
Pack: 192 pages
Dimensions: 265x195mm

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Developed exclusively with the Caribbean Examinations Council, this study guide provides you with support to maximise your performance in CAPE Communication Studies. Written by experienced teachers and experts, it covers all key elements of the syllabus in an easy-to-use double-page format, a range of features designed to enhance study.


  • Developed exclusively with the Caribbean Examinations Council
  • Written by teachers, examiners and syllabus experts
  • Helps students develop an understanding of the nature and functions of language
  • Enables students to gain an appreciation of the role of language in culture
  • Contains a series of activities to develop the analytical skills required for the examination
  • Examination Tips with essential advice on succeeding in your assessments
  • Did you know? boxes to expand your knowledge and encourage further study
  • A CD containing multiple choice questions and sample examination answers with examiner feedback to build skills and confidence in preparation for the examination

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Table of Contents

Module 1 - Gathering and processing information
1: Comprehension
2: Genres of writing
3: Summary-writing skills
4: Interrogating issues through research
5: Identifying and interrogating sources of information
6: Data collection
7: Structuring and presenting evaluations
Module 2 - Language and community
8: What is the role of language in community?
9: Language in society

10: What is a language?
11: Language and interaction
12: Language and identity in Caribbean society
13: Salient characteristics of Creole languages
Module 3 - Speaking and writing
14: The process of communication
15: Forms of communication
16: Contexts of communication
17: Types of speech
18: Types of writing