A genre-based, practical approach to the Paper 1 Higher Level Leaving Certificate English Exam

Edco English Paper 1 for Higher Level

The author Greg Keegan is an experienced Leaving Certificate English teacher, advisor and examiner with over 25 years' experience

  • The structured approach guides students towards independent and original thinking required when taking on the various exam writing tasks

  • Emphasis is placed on underlining foundations of a genre approached understanding

  • Sample answers are designed to reflect an achievable yet high standard of Leaving Certificate student

  • Sample answers are provided for students which are annotated with examiner comments and guidance

  • Presents a targeted approach to comprehending questions A and B with cross links made over the entire English course

  • Stimulating text examples and images

  • All text and exam questions are current, reflecting the dynamic and evolving nature of the Leaving Certificate English course

  • A clear exam focus, through which students can maximise their exam success by exposure to a wide variety of past exam questions, examiner comments and marking scheme analysis

  • A focus on language to improve understanding of punctuation and grammar

  • Also includes guidelines for approaching Paper 2