Analysing and Presenting Argument Student Book + obook assess

Author: Ryan Johnstone, Publisher: Oxford University Press

Ideally used at Year 11 and carried into Year 12, Analysing and Presenting Argument is a hybrid write-in workbook / textbook that gradually introduces students to the skills required to develop arguments, persuasive language (written, spoken and visual), reading persuasive texts (including print, digital, spoken and multimodal media), argument analysis (presenting and critiquing) and proficiency in oral presentations.

This text assists teachers and students further by providing up-to-date sources for analysis, templates, step-by-step guides, annotated sample responses, practice SAC and examination tasks, and a metalanguage glossary.

Analysing and Presenting Argument is supplemented digitally with obook assess, including further support for EAL/D students.


  • Part 1: How to Analyse and Present Argument
  • Part 2: Formulating and Developing Arguments
  • Part 3: Persuasive Language
  • Part 4: Persuasive Texts
  • Part 5: Analysing Argument
  • Part 6: Presenting Argument
  • Part 7: Toolkit
  • Glossary of Key Terms and Metalanguage

About the Author

Ryan Johnstone has been teaching senior English and Literature to students across a variety of government and independent schools in Perth, London and Melbourne. He has produced a range of English resources for Oxford University Press, including Using Language to Persuade and Oxford Year 10 English. Ryan is currently in his ninth year of teaching at Scotch College in Melbourne, where he has been the Deputy Head of English since 2008. He is also the English Department's Literature Coordinator and Year 9 English Coordinator. Ryan has lectured extensively for Oxford and VATE, and at a range of Victorian schools, on improving educational outcomes in the middle years and achieving VCE success.

More Information
Year Level Year 11, Year 12
Edition 4th
Date of Publication 31 July 2015
ISBN 9780190300708
Subject English