The NATE Bookshop is a fantastic source of support for all teachers of English. The mix of NATE's own titles and carefully chosen books from other publishers creates a unique range, incorporating very practical classroom resources as well as a variety of titles addressing theory and practice.
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NATE has recently formed a publishing partnership with Routledge Publishers, and an exciting new list is now in production. The first titles to be published, now available in the Bookshop, are a brand new edition of a popular CD by Trevor Millum and Chris Warren, now entitled Unlocking Poetry - An Inspirational Resource for Teaching GCSE Literature and a valuable addition to any A Level teacher's repertoire: Teaching English Language 16-19: A comprehensive guide for teachers of AS/A2 level English Language (Teaching English Literature 16-19 will be published in June 2013). You can find information about this and all forthcoming titles on the Routledge site. You can order all NATE Routledge titles from the NATE Bookshop, with a 10% minimum discount for NATE members.
Lesson starters or introductory activities for an A level course - both are appropriate and implied in this extremely useful book. It provides ideas for short exercises designed to equip students with the vocabulary needed to articulate both a linguistic and literary analysis of texts. It will support study for AS Level English Language, or English Language and Literature. The book is split into four units dealing with:
Every unit focuses on eight key concepts, each with three dedicated ?starter? activities.
The activities were developed, tried and tested in the classroom. They form an extremely efficient collection of the right kind of quick, interactive (and fun) exercises you need to introduce or reinforce many important constructs, words and phrases.