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Divided into two sections: Poetry Poems, biographies and exploration questions Poetry notes Unseen poetry Writing Skills Language skills Comprehension samples and questions Includes all poems for Ordinary Level which are: - Presented in an attractive style - Followed by exploration questions that cater for all Ordinary Level students, encouraging them to engage with the poem - Accompanied by short biographies of each poet to help set the scene The complete Language section deals with Paper 1 in an accessible and progressive way. Concrete comprehension examples are provided, as are practical guidelines on how to approach writing skills for section B and composing at Ordinary Level Many poems have unique 'Links to Language' questions that cleverly bring the student to the relevant part of the Language section Comprehensive notes provide further guidance to the student in their understanding of each poem.
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  • Paperback | 277 pages
  • Gill & Macmillan Ltd
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Illustrations. (some col.), ports
  • 071713900X
  • 9780717139002

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Poetry Poems, biographies and exploration questions Poetry notes Unseen poetry Language Skills Writing skills Comprehension samples and questions Questions based on exam papers
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About John McCarthy

Anne Clancy and John McCarthy are experienced teachers of English to Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate students. Anne and John taught together at St Oliver's Community College in Drogheda for many years and John now teaches at Colaiste Dun Iascaigh in Cahir.
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