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Complete English for Cambridge Lower Secondary 9 (First Edition)

Support for the previous Cambridge Lower Secondary English curriculum

Series Editor Dean Roberts, Author Tony Parkinson, and Author Alan Jenkins

Suitable for:  Cambridge Lower Secondary English learners

Price:  £20.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-836467-2
Publication date: 07/04/2016
Paperback: 184 pages
Dimensions: 276x219mm

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The Complete English 9 Student Book provides support for the previous Cambridge Lower Secondary English curriculum. Written by an expert author team, the series helps first and additional language learners to achieve their best at Cambridge Lower Secondary.


  • Fully covers the previous curriculum
  • Support progression to Cambridge IGCSE First Language English or English as a Second Language with stretching activities
  • Promote achievement in the Cambridge Checkpoint test with realistic, assessment-style activities
  • Improve language skills with extensive reading, writing, speaking and listening practice
  • Encourage wider reading and foster a love of literature, using international, age-appropriate fiction

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Table of Contents

1 Alternative reality
Learning about narrative viewpoint, understanding archaic language; punctuation in complex sentences, using embedded clauses; talking about film; writing a fantasy story
2 Dramatic discoveries
Non-fiction: Examining the past; creating a drama script; combining words; writing a summary
3 Fame
Discussing famous people; making adjectives; writing a television script; group role-playing activities
4 Leisure and travel
Non-fiction: Travel writing, creating a humorous tone; using juxtaposition and oxymoron; hyperbole; creating a travel blog
5 Exhilarating exploration!
Examining different text types; identifying figurative language; varying sentence structure; writing a travel brochure

6 Rights and freedom
Using topic sentences; understanding abstract nouns; using discourse markers; presenting an effective argument
7 Poetic predators
Creating a group poem; comparing different poems; writing from notes; punctuation; using poetic imagery; expressing an opinion
8 People and places
Fiction: Presenting character, describing places and lifestyles; using compound sentences; responding to narratives
9 Challenges
Revising listening, reading and writing skills including inference, planning, punctuation; using language to convey meaning; non-narrative writing task
10 Pathways – going places
Non-fiction: Travel writing, writing to persuade; creating a holiday advertisement
Extended reading: The Kite Rider by Geraldine McCaughrean
Language and literacy reference