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ELSD RECOMMENDED RESOURCES FOR CSEC ENGLISH A

ELSD RECOMMENDED RESOURCES FOR CSEC ENGLISH A

These recommended free e-resources are specifically aligned with the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) curriculum framework as suggested in the CSEC English A. Syllabus. Resources are provided under each of the two major topics of study as recommended by CXC:

 

Topic 1. Understanding – Grammar and Mechanics

Topic 2. Expression – Grammar and Mechanics

 

The syllabus generally aims to:

  • Develop the ability to use the spoken and written language, Caribbean Standard English (CSE), with precision, clarity and grammatical correctness
  • Develop the ability to use, understand and respond to spoken and written Caribbean Standard English
  • Develop the ability to use language effectively for communicating in a variety of contexts: social, academic and professional
  • Develop the ability to give effective articulation to experience (real or imagined); CXC 01/G/SYLL 09 1 5. Promote in students a willingness and ability to inform themselves about, and to contribute reasoned opinions on social issues
  • Promote a lasting appreciation of the diversity of purposes for which language varieties are used
  • Promote an understanding and appreciation of the place and value of the varieties of English and of the dialects and creoles of the Caribbean and other regions in different social and cultural contexts
  • Develop a critical awareness of the language devices used to persuade
  • Develop an ability to respond to literature for pleasure, to recognise and respond to the writer’s craft, and to make sensitive appraisals of value judgments and other concepts expressed in literature
  • Develop knowledge of the various sources of information and a desire to use these for the student’s own enlightenment; while recognising the importance of acknowledging the contribution of such sources to their own ideas
  • Develop the capacity to assess the reliability of sources including those available on the Internet.

 

TOPIC 1. UNDERSTANDING – GRAMMAR AND MECHANICS

NOTE: The student attains the ability to explain meaning conveyed (both in listening and in reading) through word choice and grammar, and (in reading) through punctuation and paragraphing

 

CSEC ENGLISH A

 

VIDEO

  • CSEC English Made Easy

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSgy4YqpiAwTzGSWbB7_K4g

WEBSITE

  • CXC CSEC English A. Exam

https://caribexams.org/

 

GRAMMAR

 

WEBSITES

  • Grammar bytes Grammar instruction with attitude

https://chompchomp.com/menu.htm

  • English Club

https://www.englishclub.com/

  • English Page

https://www.englishpage.com/

  • English Grammar

https://www.englishgrammar.org/

  • Learn English online resources for beginners

https://english4today.com/

  • Learn English online

https://www.learnenglish-online.com/

  • Edudose

https://www.edudose.com/english/

  • Using English for Academic Purposes

http://www.uefap.net/

  • English Grammar online – the fun way to learn

https://www.ego4u.com/

  • Bogacizi University online writing lab

http://www.buowl.boun.edu.tr/

  • English Maven

https://www.englishmaven.org/

INTERACTIVE

  • English daily

http://www.englishdaily626.com/english_exercises.html

  • Lead the competition

https://www.leadthecompetition.in/english/english.html

 

PARAGRAPH WRITING

 

WEBSITE

  • The Writing Centre

https://writingcenter.unc.edu/tips-and-tools/paragraphs/

  • Paragraph Writing Exercises

http://www.buowl.boun.edu.tr/students/Paragraph%20Writing%20Exercises.htm

VIDEO

  • Writing Skills: the Paragraph

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IFDuhdB2Hk&autoplay=1&app=desktop

 

VOCABULARY

 

VIDEO

  • How to remember vocabulary

https://www.youtube.com/user/EnglishLessons4u

 

SENTENCE COMPLETION

 

WEBSITE

  • Five hundred and one sentence completion questions

www.misd.net/languageart/grammarinaction/501sentences

 

DISCLAIMER:

NALIS does NOT reserve the rights to these e-resources. Therefore no part of these publications may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission from the creators of the work. It is to be used strictly for educational and NOT for commercial purposes.

 

 

 

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