Part of the series Oxford English 4 - Year 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 1: Using words – exploring parts of speech and spelling
- Unit 1: Nouns name
- Unit 2: Adjectives add and pronouns in place
- Unit 3: Verbs alive and actively adverbs
- Unit 4: Prepositions, conjunctions, interjections and articles
- Unit 5: English from other times and places
- Unit 6: Spelling success – strategies and resources
- Unit 7: Spelling success – spelling slips and prefixes/suffixes
Part 2: Building sentences – combining words and creating sentences
- Unit 8: Senior English vocabulary – A to G
- Unit 9: Senior English vocabulary – H to Z
- Unit 10: Sentence structures, clauses and phrases
- Unit 11: Building cohesive and well-crafted texts
Part 3: Exploring language in use – using punctuation and other language devices
- Unit 12: Punctuation punch – power to write, power to read
- Unit 13: Punctuation punch – preparing for senior English
- Unit 14: World of Words 1 – active/passive voice to exposition
- Unit 15: World of Words 2 – formal language to narrator
- Unit 16: World of Words 3 – objective writing to rhetorical questions
- Unit 17: World of Words 4 – rhyme to understatement
Part 4: Creating texts – composing texts and using text features
- Unit 18: Genres in English – narratives, responses, expositions
- Unit 19: Persuasive and evaluative language
- Unit 20: Rhetorical language and appropriations
- Unit 21: The language of ideas and arguments
- Unit 22: The language of creative and comedic writing
- Unit 23: Exploring language in fiction and poetry texts
- Unit 24: Looking at language in visual texts
- Unit 25: Investigating language in media, multimedia and digital texts
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 Authors
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 10,|
|Author(s)||Paul Grover, Deb McPherson& Jane Sherlock|
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