The second in the series, So You Really Want to Learn English Prep Book 2 retains all the rigour and thoroughness for which Galore Park's books are renowned. In this book, pupils are introduced to a wide variety of authors and literature types, preparing them for exams at 13+. A particular feature is the sections on poetry which introduce pupils to the joys of literary criticism through discussion of metaphor, symbolism, rhyme, alliteration, metre, etc.
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Susan Elkin taught English to thousands of pupils for 36 years. Most recently she was a member of the English department at Benenden, a leading UK independent school, from 1993 - 2004. She has a parallel career as a professional writer and journalist, writing regularly for the Daily Mail, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Stage. She lives and writes in Kent, UK.Review:
"At last! a course book for Common Entrance to warm the teacher's heart: lots of interesting, eclectic passages and really stimulating follow-up work." --Geraldine Matthews, English Editor, Independent Schools Examination Board Editorial Board
"Another great mix from Susan Elkin and Galore Park: lucid prose, illustrious poems and interesting non-fiction, as well as searching exercises, to expand the minds of our pupils." --Nigel Ramage, Papplewick School, UK
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Book Description Galore Park Publishing, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1902984668