About this series:
A Comprehensive English Course Revised Edition (2003) Books 1 -3 and CXC A are to meet the requirements of The English Language Course leading to the CXC examination.
The Major components of the text are:
Language Structure- consisting of practice in the use of grammatical structures in functionally and contextually meaningful situations.
Understanding -comprising reading passages and selections of poetry designed to give practice in literal, inferential and evaluative skills.
Written Expression -which comprises the teaching and practice of the various functions of writing - expository, descriptive, narrative, argumentative and summary writing. Writing is preceded by abundant practice in discussion, reading and thinking based on print and non- print stimulus material.
Other essential features:
Speaking and listening skills, drama and play writing and acting.
Essential features of poetry - rhyme, rhythm, mood , imagery and figurative language.