Surprising and thought-provoking non-fiction texts and activities, with many short whole texts and substantial extracts rather than tiny fragments. Explicit language work that is embedded in texts and enhances appreciation of them. * An introduction to main non-fiction text types. * Writing, editing and designing for the Internet. * Literary non-fiction by Captain Scott, Fergal Keane and Stephen King. * Instruction texts from The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook and a parody by Steve Martin. * Review writing with advice from Bart Simpson. * Writing from experience. * Editorial writing on controversial topics. * Argument writing by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. * A comparison of three styles of reportage on the Bosnian War, including a non-fiction graphic novel.
Publisher: English & Media Centre