Practical Reading and Writing Skills

Author: Peter Howard, Publisher: Phoenix
$17.95
SKU
9781875695485

Practical Reading & Writing Skills for Secondary Students is a workbook of exercises for improving language skills based on practical real life examples. This book can be used in the classroom or at home for revision and extra work.

Practical Reading & Writing Skills for Secondary Students is a book of exercises to improve basic language skills, based on material which students use every day, for example, maps, menus, timetables, advertisements. It is for students in Years 7 to 8, but particularly those students who either do not like reading or have difficulty reading. Practical Reading & Writing Skills for Secondary Students covers skills in reading, comprehension, vocabulary and grammar.

Features:

  • Uses material which is relevant and interesting to Year 7 to 8 students.
  • Includes answers in a separate section

Contents

  • 1 Filling up
  • 2 Reading a sign
  • 3 Reading a handbook
  • 4 The overworked word nice
  • 5 Words that sound alike
  • 6 Reading a TV program
  • 7 Reading a recipe
  • 8 The overworked words got and get
  • 9 Correcting a letter
  • 10 Reading a telephone directory
  • 11 Facts about skin cancer
  • 12 More words that sound alike
  • 13 Correcting mistakes
  • 14 Ordering take-away
  • 15 Using a dictionary
  • 16 Using past participles
  • 17 Using the past tense
  • 18 Food as energy
  • 19 Reading a road map
  • 20 More correcting mistakes
  • 21 Unnecessary words
  • 22 Reading instructions
  • 23 Reading a tide chart
  • 24 More unnecessary words
  • 25 Proverbs
  • 26 Reading a street map
  • 27 Reading a railway timetable
  • 28 Using the right past tense
  • 29 A visit to the museum
  • 30 Reading a notice
  • 31 Reading a soccer league table
  • 32 Numeral words
  • 33 Abbreviations
  • 34 Reading a menu
  • 35 Cricketing averages
  • 36 Some useful verbs
  • 37 Words that can be mispronounced
  • 38 Applying for a driver's licence
  • 39 Reading for information
  • 40 Euphemisms
  • 41 More proverbs
  • 42 Buying a house
  • 43 Buying a used car
  • 44 Verbs that describe how we move
  • 45 Frequently misspelt words
  • 46 Keeping words in the right order
  • 47 Reading instructions
  • 48 Making a sentence longer
  • 49 More reading for information
  • 50 Verbs that describe movement
  • 51 Correct usage
  • 52 Livestock numbers
  • 53 Common nouns
  • 54 Proper nouns
  • 55 Collective nouns
  • 56 Abstract nouns
  • 57 Personal pronouns
  • 58 Relative pronouns
  • 59 Adjectives
  • 60 Verbs
  • 61 Adverbs.
  • 62 Conjunctions
  • 63 Prepositions
  • 64 Phrases
  • 65 Clauses and sentences
  • 66 More correct usage
  • 67 Grammar revision

 

More Information
Year Level Year 7, Year 8
ISBN 9781875695485
Subject English, Extension Work