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English ISEB Revision Guide By Susan Elkin

English ISEB Revision Guide by Susan Elkin

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Suitable for those working towards English entrance examinations at 11+ or 13+, this book provides guidance on how to approach the examination and what to include in answers.

English ISEB Revision Guide Summary

English ISEB Revision Guide by Susan Elkin

If you are working towards English entrance examinations at 11+ or 13+, then this is the book for you. Designed to be used in the months before your examination, this revision guide consolidates the key material that you need to know for your examination into one convenient resource. Endorsed by ISEB (Independent Schools Examinations Board), it provides guidance on how to approach the examination and what to include in answers. Sample questions are drawn from past Common Entrance papers with worked examples followed by examples for practice.

English ISEB Revision Guide Reviews

"So many pearls of wisdom in one book. I shall be recommending this treasure trove to my own students." Andrew Hammond, Head of English and Drama, Belmont Preparatory School

About Susan Elkin

Susan Elkin MA BA (Hons) Cert Ed taught English for 36 years and was a member of the English department at Benenden from 1993-2004. She is now a full-time freelance writer, journalist and author of So You Really Want to Learn English Books 1, 2 and 3 published by Galore Park. About ISEB The Independent Schools Examinations Board (ISEB) offers examinations for pupils transferring from junior to independent senior schools at the age of 11+ and 13+. The syllabuses are devised and regularly monitored by ISEB, which is composed of representatives from the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference, the Girl's School Association and the Incorporated Association of Preparatory Schools.

Table of Contents

IntroductionChapter 1: Comprehension and ReadingHow to approach a fiction or non-fiction comprehension passage Different types of writing Chapter 2: Reading at 11 +11+ Comprehension exercise on a fiction passage 11+ exercise on a non-fiction passageChapter 3: Reading at 13+ (non-fiction)13 + Exercise on non-fiction textChapter 4: Reading at 13+ (poetry)Revising the 'tools' of poetry Comprehension exercise on a poemChapter 5: Reading at scholarship levelAnswering the reading paper at scholarship levelAnother way of revising for your scholarship examChapter 6: Writing11+ Composition13+ WritingA note about themesGeneral advice about writing wellGeneral advice on writing a storyGeneral advice on writing a factual account or descriptionGeneral advice on writing your opinions11+ Writing a book related composition13+ Response to studied literatureChapter 7: Using English AccuratelyWord classes or 'parts of speech'PunctuationGrammarSpellingTest yourself answers

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English ISEB Revision Guide by Susan Elkin
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