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Make the Transition 2ed

ByEdmond Behan
PublisherEdco Educational Company Of Ireland - Z900
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NEW - An appealing, engaging and thoroughly revised textbook for Transition Year English with a huge choice of texts and activities for students and teachers to explore.

Designed to help students make the transition from the Junior to the Leaving Certificate cycle, and to introduce them to new and more challenging concepts and skills

Completely redesigned with a vibrant, lively and attractive layout

Concise aims for each unit will help students to understand the context of the material and reinforce their learning

Develops key skills in comprehending and composing (worth up to 50% of the marks at Leaving Certificate English)

Includes a revised selection of texts that students will find stimulating, engaging and enjoyable:
Roddy Doyle?s short story ?New Boy?
William Wallace?s speech in Braveheart
Sixteen-year-old Hannah Nelson?s ?Enduring Peace? speech in Belfast
Film-making project where students are challenged to create their own short film of a studied short story
Humorous writing by comedian Colm O?Regan
Brian Boyd?s Irish Times article on song at Manchester United
Tim Pat Coogan?s analysis of ?The Fields of Athenry?
The chilling short story ?Aisling? by International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Winner Colum McCann
Tobias Wolff?s imaginative and provocative story ?Bullet in the Brain?

New Short Fiction unit introduces the comparative writing task and develops essential Leaving Certificate comparative analysis skills

New media and multimodal texts to encourage discussion and analysis at group level

Subject: English

Class: Transition Year