Part of the series Oxford English 3 - Years 9-10.
Oxford English is a new series for the Australian Curriculum: English. This blended print and digital title has a strong emphasis on the language and literacy strands of the Australian Curriculum: English and provides students with a firm grounding in grammar and language use. It also has a significant obook-only literature component, with guidance on covering the cross-curriculum priorities and other classic and popular texts.
- integrated coverage of the Australian Curriculum: English for years 7–10
- 25 focused units per book, covering grammar, punctuation, comprehension, reading, writing, spelling and vocabulary
- a wealth of engaging literary, non-literary and digital texts used as stimulus
- a flexible format with room for student answers in the write-in workbooks, or in the accompanying digital obooks
- extensive literature material including a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Asian texts, as well as those that link to the sustainability cross-curricular priority
Student Book + obook
Oxford's next generation ebook - the obook - offers online and offline access to core student content. The obook provides the complete Oxford English student books in an interactive workbook format for any screen size, with a note-taking study tool and a dynamic question blocks. Oxford's obook is compatible with PCs, laptops, iPads, tablets and IWBs.
Part One: Using words — exploring parts of speech
- Unit 1 Nouns name — abstract nouns, nominalisation and other noun functions
- Unit 2 Adjectives add — using adjectives in writing
- Unit 3 Adjectives add — using adjectives appropriately
- Unit 4 Pronouns in place — indefinite and relative pronouns
- Unit 5 Pronouns in place — pronoun agreement and form
- Unit 6 Verbs alive — active and passive voice
- Unit 7 Verbs alive — regular and irregular verbs
- Unit 8 Actively adverbs — using and modifying adverbs
- Unit 9 Preposition position — choosing the correct prepositions
- Unit 10 Conjunctions connect — choosing the best conjunctions
Part Two: Building sentences — combining words and creating sentences
- Unit 11 Sorting sentences — improving your sentences
- Unit 12 Sorting sentences — commands, exclamations, interjections
- Unit 13 Finding phrases — idiomatic phrases and definite/indefinite articles
- Unit 14 Capturing clauses — improving clauses in sentences
Part Three: Exploring language in use — using punctuation and other language devices
- Unit 15 Punctuation punch—abbreviations, contractions, hyphens and numbers
- Unit 16 The world of words—slang, jargon and colloquialisms
- Unit 17 The world of words—clichés, acronyms and euphemisms
- Unit 18 The world of words—puns, symbols and idioms
- Unit 19 Talking tone—how tone works in texts
- Unit 20 Seeing style—how style works in texts
Part Four: Creating texts — composing texts and using text features
- Unit 21 Text tips — Plan your writing
- Unit 22 Text tips — articles, reports and instructional writing
- Unit 23 Text tips — writing an essay
- Unit 24 Text tips — analysing feature writing
- Unit 25 Text tips — editing and referencing your writing
obook Only Content
Enrich Literature Units:
- Chenxi and the Foreigner
- The Hunger Games
- Bran Nue Dae
- Land’s Edge
- The Rabbits
- Linda Burney ‘2003 Maiden speech’
- The Happiest Refugee
- Our Choice
About the Author
Paul Grover has been a teacher and Head Teacher of English and History in NSW high schools for more than 35 years. He has worked as a Supervisor of Marking and Coordinating Supervisor of Marking in HSC English for the NSW Board of Studies for more than ten years, and has been an active member of the English Teachers Association of NSW, regularly presenting workshops at local, regional, state and national conferences. In 2011 Paul was awarded a Quality Teaching Award from the Riverina Department of Education and Communities, and a NSW Professional Teaching Council Professional Excellence Award. He has authored and edited a large number of books for teachers and students in English and History, most recently the Oxford English series for the Australian Curriculum. Currently Paul is Lecturer in Education at Charles Sturt University, Albury-Wodonga Campus.
Deb McPherson is an experienced English teacher. For over fifteen years she helped select English texts for the NSW Higher School Certificate. When she was a Senior Curriculum Officer at the NSW Board of Studies she worked on the development of the 2002 English Years 7-10 Syllabus and helped implement that syllabus when she was Manager of English for the NSW Department of Education and Training. She is the author of four anthologies of Australian non-fiction for Oxford University Press, co-author of Oxford HSC English and the Oxford online Enriching Literature series. She has lectured in English and literacy at the universities of Newcastle and Wollongong.
Jane Sherlock has been an experienced, enthusiastic and passionate teacher of English for over 35 years. She has been involved in the new English syllabus for the Australian Curriculum, first in the draft writing stages in 2010 with the NSW Board of Studies and now as a presenter throughout NSW. Jane is also an author of a number of English textbooks including the national award- winning Oxford HSC English. Jane is a part time tutor and marker for the universities of Wollongong and Charles Sturt. In 2009 Jane received the Australian College of Educators award for her contribution to education.
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Product Type||Student Books,|
|Year Level||Year 9, Year 10,|
|Author(s)||Paul Grover, Deb McPherson& Jane Sherlock|
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