To be released in August 2020
Insight’s best-selling Argument & Persuasive Language 2nd edition has been updated to include a 100-page digital Bonus Book of supplementary content providing students with extra activities, sample tasks, model analyses and point-of-view pieces, and audio-visual content.
Argument & Persuasive Language provides comprehensive coverage of Area of Study 2 of the VCE English/EAL course and can be used from middle years and retained until Year 12. It covers the analysis of argument and of persuasive language in a variety of media texts, supported by stimulating activities that progressively develop students’ analytical skills.
Argument and Persuasive Language 2nd edition features:
- An integrated approach to the analysis of argument and persuasive language
- Clear and accessible explanations of all key knowledge, including metalanguage
- Engaging explanations, activities and practical support, including word banks, sentence starters and model sentences, showing students how to write analytically about argument and persuasive language in a holistic way
- Media texts of all types on a range of engaging and contemporary issues
- Guidelines and models for comparing argument and persuasive language in different media texts on the same issue
- Strategies and guidelines for presenting a point of view and writing a statement of intention
- High-level sample responses with annotations
- An exam practice chapter with sample exam scenarios.
Argument and Persuasive Language 2nd edition Bonus Book features:
- Practice single-text and multiple-text scenarios, with sample student responses
- Sample point-of-view pieces and activities for developing a point of view
- Questions and activities catering to a range of ability levels
- Partly written sample analyses and point-of-view pieces for students to complete
- Advice and models for improving medium-level analyses and point-of-view pieces so that they exhibit the qualities of high-level pieces
- A diverse range of all-new media texts on a variety of issues.