''Living Language 3rd edition'' has been devised to meet all the new specifications for AS and A level English Language. The best-selling previous edition has been comprehensively revised to ensure full assessment objectives coverage and fulfilment, and delivery of the new four-unit courses from 2008 onwards. ''Living Language 3rd edition'' provides linguistic theory, information and ideas which are easily accessed via supported activities and investigations.
The text will actively develop students'' skills in reading, listening and responding to an extensive range of text genres and data. Building on students'' own experience of language, ''Living Language 3rd edition'' offers a wealth of shared, group and individual activities to lift the theory from the page and stimulate creative and analytical work. In preparation for examinations and for coursework, students will learn how to apply their linguistic knowledge of literary, non-literary and multi-modal texts to produce original, re-creative and analytical writing with related commentaries.
On-line resources which offer exam and coursework exemplars, model answers, interactive activities and extended support for each unit in ''Living Language 3rd edition'' can be found at www.alevel-english.co.uk