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English Alive! for CSEC

Alan Etherton and Thelma Baker

Price:  £20.99

ISBN: 978-0748799732
Publication date: 25/02/2008
Paperback: 448 pages
Dimensions: 265x195mm

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English Alive for CSEC is a 2-year course designed to meet the needs of students in Caribbean schools studying for English A, the language component of the CSEC English exam. The book covers the key areas of reading comprehension, listening and speaking, writing, grammar and language usage and vocabulary development.


  • Reading passages which include questions in both multiple choice and free-response form. These passages cover a range of genres including drama and a short story. Putting vocabulary into context to develop an understanding of the way individual words contribute to the work and the reader's enjoyment. There is also work on antonyms, synonyms and proverbs Providing an understanding of the basics of grammar and a foundation for work on correct usage Work on writing such as paragraphs, informal summaries, reports, statements, spelling and punctuation. There is a wide range of composition topics so that students can practise writing skills.

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Table of Contents

1: Grandma
2: They have done well
3: Who told the truth?
4: The sting
5: Tourism
6: Crossing the line
7: Drama
8: Gold!
9: City of the future?
10: Bajun entertainment
11: O'Hare
12: The penny post
13: Louis Pasteur

14: AIDS
15: Moving on
16: People
17: Rebecca
18: Letters to the Editor
19: In court
20: English in Business (1)
21: English in Business (2)
22: History
23: Reporting the news
24: The persuaders
25: Offences
26: Applying for a job