Oxford Year 10 English AC Textbook + Obook - Oxford

Author(s): Ryan Johnstone & Michael Horne


Oxford recognises that Year 10 is a unique educational year, the grey area between junior and senior studies. Oxford Year 10 English is a completely new product specifically tailored for this year level that will help you make a smooth transition to the Australian Curriculum while preparing your students for the challenges of senior English. The comprehensive Oxford Year 10 English book is augmented by six fully integrated digital modules, accessed via the accompanying obook - see the digital modules highlighted in the table of contents.

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Michael Horne is an experienced teacher of English and Literature. He is currently Head of School: 10-12 at Ave Maria College, and has previously taught at Scotch College. Michael has written a number of textbooks for Oxford University Press, and has assessed the VCE English exam. He is an experienced VATE presenter, and has spoken at English association conferences in a number of states on approaches to the Australian Curriculum.Ryan Johnstone has been teaching senior English and Literature for over 15 years and has worked in Perth, London and Melbourne. He has produced a range of English resources for Oxford University Press including the popular text Using Language to Persuade. He has just completed his sixth year of teaching at Scotch College in Melbourne, where he has been the Deputy Head of English since 2008. Ryan also regularly presents for VATE.

PART 1 THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEChapter 1 History of English1.1 Reading widely and well1.2 The origins and development of English1.3 Contemporary Australian EnglishChapter 2 Comprehension strategies2.1 Literal comprehension2.2 Inferential comprehensionPART 2 COMMON FEATURES OF TEXTSChapter 3 Literary texts3.1 Novels and short stories3.2 Poetry3.3 Plays3.4 Narrative filmsChapter 4 Persuasive texts4.1 Persuasive media texts4.1a obook: Opinion writing online4.2 Persuasive languageChapter 5 Informative texts5.1 News reports5.2 Biographical texts5.3 Documentary filmsChapter 6 Visual, multimodal and digital texts6.1 Visual texts6.2 Multimodal texts6.2a obook: The power of advertising6.2b obook: Television current affairs and satire6.3 Digital texts6.3a obook: Social networking and the blogospherePART 3 RESPONDING TO TEXTSChapter 7 Responding to literary texts7.1 Context7.2 Author intention7.3 Character analysis7.4 Themes and ideas7.5 Audience response7.6 Analytical writing strategies7.7 Analysing literary textsChapter 8 Responding to persuasive texts8.1 Context8.2 Author intention and audience response8.3 Identifying arguments and language featuresChapter 9 Responding more deeply9.1 Re-evaluations and interpretations9.2 Adaptations and transformationsPART 4 CREATING TEXTSChapter 10 Strategies for creating10.1 Before you create10.2 While you create10.3 After you createChapter 11 Creating texts11.1 Creating imaginative texts11.2 Creating persuasive texts11.3 Creating persuasive oral texts11.3a obook: Words that changed the world11.4 Creating informative texts

General Fields

  • : 9780195570472
  • : Oxford University Press Australia
  • : OUP Australia and New Zealand
  • : 1.07
  • : February 2012
  • : 1.7 Centimeters X 21.8 Centimeters X 28 Centimeters
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ryan Johnstone & Michael Horne
  • : Mixed media product
  • : viii, 328