Written to provide close reading exercises, specifically when dealing with non-fictional text, this text provides 15 extracts from a variety of publications with accompanying interpretation/comprehension-type questions. Each chapter also features a section which focuses upon a particular language feature from the passage.
Mary M Firth and Andrew G Ralston are hugely successful authors of English books for Scotland with a long list of extremely popular previous titles. They teach English at Hutchesons' Grammar School in Glasgow.
Andrew G. Ralston, Mary M. Firth
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