Excellence in English Language (HL) Paper 1


Excellence in English Language is a comprehensive package (textbook, eBook and digital resources) that helps students towards success in the Leaving Certificate Higher Level English Paper 1.

  • It uses a unique READ - ANALYSE - MAKE method to develop the essential skills required for both comprehending and composing texts.
  • It features stimulating texts and images across a broad range of genres and offers invaluable techniques for perfecting reading skills.
  • It analyses comprehension texts from past papers and provides key guidelines in handling both Question A and Question B.
  • It refines the student's writing talents over a range of vital tasks, including the composition of short stories, speeches, newspaper articles, blogs, diaries and much more.
  • It reflects the integrated approach to language seen on recent exam papers.
  • It advises on the most successful approach to answering exam questions.

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