SQA National 5 English: Language Skills

SQA National 5 English: Language Skills

Nicola Daniel


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Exam Board: SQA
Level: National 5
Subject: English
First teaching: September 2017
First exam: Summer 2018

Successfully develop the key language skills that students must demonstrate across the National 5 English assessments. Covering reading, writing, talking and listening - vital skills for learning, life and work - this course companion helps students to fulfil their potential at N5 and beyond.

- Introduces the language skills required for National 5 English, offering advice for studying and revising these skills throughout the school year

- Focuses on strategies for approaching the RUAE and Scottish Texts sections of the exam, providing explanations of command words and different question types, worked examples and practice questions

- Takes students step by step through the process of analysing an extract/passage, looking at word choice, imagery, structure and many other linguistic techniques

- Improves every student's language skills, with dozens of ready-made and accessible activities, including independent work, group discussion points and extension tasks - with answers at the back of the book