The English Workbook is a series of seven student workbooks, each supported by a separate teacher resource book. The workbooks, designed to improve and develop students’ literacy skills, consist of ten units of work, each focused on one of the following writing formats: procedures, recounts, expositions, narratives and reports.
Each unit includes:
Student analysis of writing form, speaking and listening, group and individual activities, literal, inferential and applied comprehension questions, vocabulary development and extension, spelling strategies and rules practice;
Specific language features of the particular text, such as proper nouns, imperative verbs and punctuation, clearly and concisely explained with practice exercises; and
Writing activities focussed on specific writing skills related to the particular genre.Writing topics are set with planning proformas and editing and proofreading checklists. Student evaluation is included.
ten units of work based on five writing formats
writing format analysis, activities and practice
planning proformas specific to each writing genre
speaking and listening, spelling and vocabulary
literal, inferential and applied comprehension
comprehensive literacy teaching and student practice activities