National English Skills 10

Author: Rex Sadler, Tom Hayllar & Viv Winter, Publisher: Macmillan

This rich and innovative full-colour workbook comprises skills-based units that addresses all strands of the Australian Curriculum - Language, Literature and Literacy.

Written by some of Australia’s leading authors, this lively, student-friendly book provides fifteen skills-based units covering a wide range of popular topics.

Key features:

  • builds comprehension strategies, spelling and vocabulary development, and an understanding of grammar and language
  • focuses on the concepts of culture, identity and context throughout
  • provides high-interest literary, non-literary and media texts for appreciation, understanding and analysis
  • explores the structures and language features of all kinds of texts, including persuasive and visual texts
  • offers opportunities for students to apply their skills to create their own written, spoken and multimodal texts
  • addresses the cross-curriculum priorities outlined in the curriculum.


  1. Related texts
  2. The amazing English language
  3. Cultural experiences
  4. Graphic texts
  5. Improving your word skills
  6. Persuasive texts
  7. Humour
  8. Different voices
  9. Language techniques
  10. The craft of the novel
  11. The poet's world
  12. Exploring short stories
  13. Shakespeare
  14. Using and misusing language
  15. Texts in context

*An earlier version of this title used to include digital components. As of January 2021, these digital components are no longer available.

More Information
Year Level Year 10
Date of Publication 2012
ISBN 9781420229912
Subject English
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