Subjects : Secondary School English Language Books

Our KS3 and KS4 English language books will help secondary school students understand the more advanced rules and elements of English grammar. They're an essential addition to any classroom.

  • HOZ2 11 years +

    Holes (Paperback)

    Louis Sachar

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    Award-winning author Louis Sachar is a terrific storyteller who always has an original and interesting perspective.

    Holes tells the story of Stanley Yelnats, whose family has a history of bad luck. Stanley's not too surprised when he's sent to a juvenile detention centre in Texas for a crime he didn't commit, but even he can't believe that all he and the other boys have to do is dig holes all day.

    Before long, Stanley realises that what he must actually uncover is the truth... Readers from 11+ who love a good story will find this totally unputdownable.
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  • CJU2 11 years +

    Oxford School Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Dictionary (Other)

    Oxford Dictionaries

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    With a clear, colour layout to make it easy to navigate, this handy dictionary is in two parts. The first part is a reference section of simple rules, tips, and examples to help students spell, punctuate, and write correctly in school, exams and at home. This is divided into three sections: Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar.

    The second part is an alphabetical word list of common tricky words, with inflections, but no meanings. This list highlights words that are most frequently misspelt by this age group to help target and rectify these common mistakes.

    It will be a valuable resource for preparation for students taking exams with increased focus on accurate spelling and grammar. It will be a user-friendly techniques and grammar.
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  • OFM2 12 years +

    Of Mice and Men: Dyslexia-Friendly Edition (Paperback)

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    Savvy George and gentle giant Lennie are drifters, hustling for a living in a string of dead-end jobs. George looks out for Lennie as they move from town to town, running from trouble and dreaming big. A place of their own, a piece of land, a bit of money. But trouble follows Lennie like a shadow, and George has his work cut out to keep him safe.John Steinbeck's classic novel in a super-readable format with dyslexia-friendly features that more readers can access and enjoy.
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  • AMQYU 14 years +

    Collins English Paperback Dictionary and Thesaurus (Paperback)

    Collins Dictionaries

    All the words you need, every day: the perfect reference book to broaden your knowledge of English, and is ideal for everyday use, at home, in the office or at school. Drawn from Collins' 4.5-billion-word database of today's English, Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus combines a comprehensive dictionary with all the alternatives and opposites the user needs. The book is designed for ease of use, with thumb tabs on every page and all entry words highlighted in bold. This layout means that you can be sure to find all the information you need in the quickest time possible.
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  • BGSCD 14 years +

    Blood Brothers (Paperback)

    Willy Russell

    A Liverpudlian West Side Story: twin brothers are separated at birth because their mother cannot afford to keep them both. She gives one of them away to wealthy Mrs Lyons and they grow up as friends in ignorance of their fraternity until the inevitable quarrel unleashes a blood-bath. 'Willy Russell is less concerned with political tub-thumping than with weaving a close-knit story about the working of fate and destiny ...it carries one along with it in almost unreserved enjoyment" Guardian One of the longest-running and most successful ever West End musicals, Blood Brothers premiered at the Liverpool Playhouse in January 1983.
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  • AQQWN 14 years +

    Collins Gem English Dictionary and Thesaurus (Paperback)

    Collins Dictionaries

    This new edition of the Collins Gem Dictionary and Thesaurus is an indispensable guide to the English language. Part of the Collins Gem range - the world's best-selling mini dictionaries - it provides dictionary definitions and thesaurus synonyms on the same page for incomparable quick and easy reference. Collins Gem Dictionary and Thesaurus provides the most up-to-date words, clear definitions and accessible same-page dictionary and thesaurus texts - all in the handy and portable Gem format. In addition to the wide range of definitions and synonyms, the Gem Dictionary and Thesaurus has a handy and practical supplement on punctuation and spelling rules. With its clear colour layout and matching dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page, you can be confident that the Collins Gem Dictionary & Thesaurus will help you find all the latest words you need - and fast!
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  • AQQWM 14 years +

    Collins Gem English Dictionary (Paperback)

    Collins Dictionaries

    The world's best-selling mini dictionary. This new edition, in colour, is fully up-to-date, including the most popular new words to enter the English language. The ideal portable companion for all. This handy little dictionary gives you practical, applied knowledge in your pocket. It contains clear definitions for all the words you need on a daily basis and provides tips on spelling, and help with difficult pronunciations. The clear colour layout makes the content easily accessible and suitable for immediate use. Includes an up-to-date supplement tackling problems of style and etiquette in everything from letters to emails to social media sites. 85,000 words, meanings, and phrases
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  • AMQYX 11 years +

    Collins School - Collins Gem School Dictionary & Thesaurus (Paperback)

    Collins Dictionaries

    The perfect reference for all students aged 11-14. A combined dictionary and thesaurus, in the best-selling Gem format, with a new flexi binding, it has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for both school work and homework. An invaluable two-in-one reference book in a handy, portable and durable format. Clear, straightforward definitions reflect today's language, while the matching thesaurus entries provide a generous choice of synonyms and antonyms. The "Get It Right" supplement addresses the main points in the 3 key curriculum areas of Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. You can always rely on Collins to provide you with today's English as all our definitions, examples, idioms and usage notes are based on the Collins Corpus - our unrivalled and constantly updated 4.5 billion-word database.
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  • AKEJR 11 years +

    English (Paperback)

    Excellent value for money, this book contains all the content and questions from our KS3 revision guide, plus lots of extra practice. Based on research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, this book is guaranteed to help you achieve the best results. More practice material than the market leader! Clear and concise revision notes, plus seven practice opportunities for every topic: * quick tests to check understanding * end of topic practice questions * topic review questions later in book * mixed practice questions at end of book * free Q&A flash cards to download online * more topic by topic practice and mixed practice questions in the added workbook! More practice material than the market leader!
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  • AMRAF 14 years +

    Collins English Paperback Dictionary and Thesaurus Set (Paperback)

    Collins Dictionaries

    Specially tailored to meet the needs of the user at home, school, or in the office, the Collins Paperback Thesaurus and the Collins Paperback English Dictionary are the perfect reference books for everyday use. Attractively packaged in a flexible slipcase, this is the ideal box set to take your language use and knowledge further. Based on Collins' 4.5-billion-word database of today's English, and covering a vast range of words and alternatives, as well as a huge choice of opposites. You will find all the words and definitions you need, with comprehensive coverage of the language we use every day. What's more, the helpful language notes throughout both books help you to choose the right word for your purpose, and clear, accessible layout ensures users can find the language they need when they need it.
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  • AMWZD 10 years +

    Letts 11+ Success - 11+ English Practice Test Papers - Multiple-Choice (Paperback)

    Nick Barber

    Four English test papers in the style and format of the GL Assessment 11 Plus tests used by selective state schools in England. These papers are intended to provide familiarisation and realistic practice ahead of the tests to build confidence and ensure success. * Four complete English test papers * Invaluable practice for the 11 Plus tests (GL Assessment) * Includes notes and information for parents * New edition - fully checked and updated * Now includes explanations for all answers to improve understanding * Download additional multiple-choice answer grids from our web site free of charge, so that you can reuse the papers as often as you need!
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  • AYMEG 14 years +

    Collins English Dictionary (Hardback)

    Collins Dictionaries

    All the words you need, every day: the perfect dictionary reference for daily use, including all the words, phrases and definitions you need in a durable format. Language notes help you choose the right word and the easy-to-use layout allows you to find what you're looking for quickly. Specially tailored to meet your needs at home, school, and in the office, the Collins English Dictionary has comprehensive definitions and word tips to provide help with English usage. With this dictionary you can find all the words and definitions you need, as it boasts a comprehensive coverage of the language we use every day. It also contains the latest words to enter the language. The clear layout ensures you can find the words you need quickly. This edition contains an invaluable supplement on the most common mistakes and controversial issues in English. 200,000 words, meanings, and phrases
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  • AQXTT 14 years +

    Collins English Dictionary (Paperback)

    Collins Dictionaries

    The most up-to-date and information-packed dictionary of its size available. With spelling, grammar and pronunciation help, plus a practical writing guide, the Pocket Dictionary gives you all the everyday words you need - at your fingertips. Up-to-date language coverage along with practical guidance on effective English for everyday use. The text is compiled using the latest information on current English from Collins Corpus - our unique and constantly updated 4.5-billion-word database - ensuring the most up-to-date language coverage available. And, with all entry words and spelling forms highlighted in colour and clear, modern definitions, you can be sure to find all the information you need in the quickest time possible. 85,000 words, meanings, and phrases
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  • ANPID 14 years +

    GCSE English Language and English Literature (Paperback)

    This unique and innovative Revision Book supports all learning styles so that every student can achieve the best results. Whether you are a visual, auditory or kinaesthetic learner, this revision guide supports the revision techniques that you are most suited to, ensuring you revise effectively. * suitable for the new Edexcel, AQA, OCR and WJEC GCSE English Language and English Literature courses * covers all the topics that will be assessed in the exams * organised into 30-minute revision modules to aid planning * engaging, magazine-inspired revision pages * diagrams and charts communicate key concepts in a clear and visual way * a 'hands-on' revision activity for every topic * an audio 'walkthrough' of every topic (free download) * Quick tests and exam-style practice questions for every topic
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  • AKEMG 13 years +

    English (Paperback)

    With clear and accessible explanations of all the KS3 content, this English guide provides concise revision notes, plus five practice opportunities for each topic. Based on research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, it is guaranteed to help achieve the best results. More practice than the market leader! Clear and concise revision notes, plus five practice opportunities for every topic: * quick tests to check understanding * end of topic practice questions * topic review questions later in book * mixed practice questions at end of book * free Q&A flash cards to download online More practice material than the market leader!
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  • AIVYM 14 years +

    GCSE English Writing Skills Study Guide (Paperback)

    CGP Books

    This book contains helpful advice for improving GCSE English writing skills. It covers every writing style students will come across in GCSE English, including Writing About Texts, Writing Non-Fiction and Creative Writing. Each type of writing is explained with clear, easy-to-read study notes and examples, with practice questions to test understanding of the important points.
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  • ANPVQ 14 years +

    AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature (Paperback)

    This English Revision and Practice range contains clear and accessible explanations of all the GCSE content, with lots of practice opportunities for each topic throughout the book. Based on new research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, this book is guaranteed to help you achieve the best results. There are clear and concise revision notes for every topic covered in the curriculum, plus five practice opportunities to ensure the best results. Includes: * quick tests to check understanding * end-of-topic practice questions * topic review questions later in the book * mixed practice questions at the end of the book * free Q&A flashcards to download online * an ebook version of the revision guide Suitable for the new AQA English Language and English Literature GCSE.
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  • ANPUZ 14 years +

    GCSE English Language and English Literature (Paperback)

    This English Revision and Practice range contains clear and accessible explanations of all the GCSE content, with lots of practice opportunities for each topic throughout the book. Based on new research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, this book is guaranteed to help you achieve the best results. There are clear and concise revision notes for every topic covered in the curriculum, plus seven practice opportunities to ensure the best results. Includes: * quick tests to check understanding * end-of-topic practice questions * topic review questions later in the book * mixed practice questions at the end of the book * free Q&A flashcards to download online * an ebook version of the revision guide * more topic-by-topic practice and a complete exam-style paper in the added workbook Suitable for the new Edexcel, AQA, OCR and WJEC GCSE English Language and English Literature courses.
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  • ANPVP 14 years +

    AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature (Paperback)

    This English Revision and Practice range contains clear and accessible explanations of all the GCSE content, with lots of practice opportunities for each topic throughout the book. Based on new research that proves repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, this book is guaranteed to help you achieve the best results. There are clear and concise revision notes for every topic covered in the curriculum, plus seven practice opportunities to ensure the best results. Includes: * quick tests to check understanding * end-of-topic practice questions * topic review questions later in the book * mixed practice questions at the end of the book * free Q&A flashcards to download online * an ebook version of the revision guide * more topic-by-topic practice and a complete exam-style paper in the added workbook Suitable for the new AQA English Language and English Literature GCSE.
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  • AMRID 11 years +

    Collins Easy Learning English - Easy Learning Grammar and Punctuation (Paperback)

    Collins Easy Learning Grammar and Punctuation is an accessible guide to English grammar and punctuation. With clear, concise explanations on everything from adverbs to word order, and from apostrophes to semicolons, this book is indispensable for understanding correct usage. Fully updated based on extensive corpus research, the second edition of Collins Easy Learning Grammar and Punctuation is a uniquely helpful guide to all areas of English grammar and punctuation, providing clear guidance through the intricacies of the English language. Each grammatical and punctuation point is clearly described in a user-friendly format that combines explanations with examples from modern English.
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  • AMRIB 11 years +

    Collins Easy Learning English - Easy Learning English Spelling (Paperback)

    Collins Easy Learning English Spelling is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their spelling and write more accurately and impressively. By describing the important features of English spelling and rules to use, this book makes spelling easy. Using simple explanations and corpus examples, Collins Easy Learning English Spelling describes the patterns and rules you need to understand and predict how words are spelt in English. It also provides practical advice on learning words that are difficult to spell, and shows why some words can cause problems for even the most experienced users of English. With its alphabetical index of tricky words, along with useful tips for memorising these, Collins Easy Learning English Spelling is ideal for all users of English who want to become good spellers.
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  • AQXTU 14 years +

    Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus (Paperback)

    Collins Dictionaries

    Two books in one with all the words you need at your fingertips. With matching dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page, you'll never be stuck for words again! With all the main entry words shown in colour, Collins Pocket Dictionary and Thesaurus is easy on the eye and will help you find all the words, definitions and alternatives you need - and fast. Clear, straightforward definitions reflect today's language, while the matching thesaurus entries provide a generous choice of synonyms and antonyms. And you can always rely on Collins to provide you with today's English as all our words, definitions, examples, idioms and usage notes are based on our unrivalled language monitoring programme.
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  • AQQWL 14 years +

    Collins Gem English Thesaurus (Paperback)

    Collins Dictionaries

    This new edition of Collins Gem Thesaurus is part of the Collins Gem range - the world's best-selling mini dictionaries and thesauruses. This new edition is fully up-to-date, with the newest words to enter the English language, with thousands of synonyms and antonyms. With thousands of alternative words, subject lists and a useful supplement, this colour edition of the Collins Gem English Thesaurus is ideal for everyday use in home, school and office. The handy little thesaurus gives you practical, applied knowledge in your pocket. It contains a wide selection of alternative words and opposites, with the most useful words highlighted for ease of reference. The clear colour layout also makes the content easily accessible. Includes a brand new supplement which tackles questions of style and etiquette thrown up by both traditional and modern forms of communication. From letters to social media updates, it offers guidance and examples. 128,000 synonyms and antonyms
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  • AMRIA 11 years +

    Collins Easy Learning English - Easy Learning Writing (Paperback)

    Collins Easy Learning Writing is an easy-to-use guide on how to write good, clear and effective English. With simple explanations of everything from the basics of sentence and paragraph structure, to writing CVs, letters and essays, this book is a valuable guide for anyone who wants to improve their writing. Collins Easy Learning Writing is the helpful guide to good written style. Covering areas such as sentence structure, punctuation and page layout, all users of English will appreciate the clear advice provided in this book. Each point is described in a user-friendly format, with corpus examples that show how English is really used today.
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