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This book provides students with ways to develop crucial skills needed for all aspects of assessment. For each part of the syllabus, the book provides guidance, assessment support, practical tasks and student samples with examiner comments. Skill support and practice for writing is provided including developing good writing skills: structuring an essay, connecting and comparing ideas, developing a thesis, and writing introductions and conclusions. A wide bank of exciting texts is provided with supporting activities on developing a critical approach to analysing many kinds of texts from web pages to editorials to poetry. Students will develop techniques for understanding language in contexts such as place and time and different perspectives.