CGP The 11+ English Study Book and Parents' Guide

The 11+ English Study Book and Parents’ Guide

This book is one of the best study guides to the English 11 plus in the market.

Ideally suited to ages 10-11, this book has everything children and parents need to know about 11+ English in the clearest, most accessible style you’ll find. It’s presented in full colour throughout, with a spacious layout and easy-to-read explanations that take the mystery out of the test.

For each topic, there are step-by-step methods for answering questions quickly and accurately, plus regular round-up questions (with answers) to check progress. A Benchmark Test is also included to help identify the level that children are working at.

Finally, there’s a detailed pull-out Parents’ Guide packed with advice for making the whole 11+ experience as smooth, stress-free and successful as possible.

The content is split into seven sections, starting with what the 11 plus English exam typically involves and the basics of the English topics –

About the 11 Plus

  • What’s in the 11+
  • What’s in the 11+ English Test
  • How to prepare for the 11+

Section One – Grammar

  • Sentences and Clauses
  • Nouns and Pronouns
  • Verbs
  • Adjectives, Adverbs and Prepositions
  • Connectives
  • Answering Grammar Questions

Section Two – Punctuation

  • Starting and Ending Sentences
  • Commas, Dashes and Brackets
  • Apostrophes
  • Speech
  • Colons and Semicolons
  • Answering Punctuation Questions

Section Three – Spelling

  • Plurals
  • Homophones and Homographs
  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Silent Letters and Double Letters
  • Other Awkward Spellings
  • Answering Spelling Questions

Section Four – Word Types

  • Alliteration and Onomatopoeia
  • Imagery
  • Abbreviations
  • Irony and Rhetorical Questions
  • Idioms, Clichés and Proverbs
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Answering Word Type Questions

Section Five – Comprehension

  • Reading the Text
  • Understanding the Question
  • Answering Comprehension Questions
  • Comprehension Question Practice

Section Six – Writing

  • How to Prepare for the Writing Test
  • Make a Plan
  • Write in Paragraphs
  • Make it Interesting
  • Writing Practice

This is followed by a handy glossary.

Key Features

  • Examples, Answers and Explanations for each type of question
  • Suitable for children aged 10 and over
  • Suitable for Grammar and Year 7 entry Independent School Preparation
  • 108 Pages
  • £9.95
  • ISBN 978 1 84762 838 1

Aimed at:

  • Schools
  • Tutors
  • Parents


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