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English for Maturity : English in the Secondary School - David Holbrook

English for Maturity

English in the Secondary School

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Originally published in 1967, this second edition of David Holbrook's powerful plea for a fresh approach to English in secondary schools redesigned the text and brought it up to date. Holbrook's work was rooted in the British educational system, but attracted wide interest throughout the world.

Preface Denys Thompson; Preface to the second edition David Holbrook; Acknowledgements; Part I. English in the Secondary School: Introduction; 1. Feet on the ground: letters from a fresh young teacher; 2. Aims: for living or earning a living?; 3. Some enemies; 4. The very culture of the feelings; Part II. The Practice of Teaching English: 5. Poetry in the classroom, Appendix A. Books and records of poetry, Appendix B. The authorised version, Appendix C. A note on hymns; 6. Folksong as poetry, Appendix D. Books and records of folksong; 7. Making things up; 8. Practice in writing; 9. Marking, encouragement and criteria; 10. Reading, Appendix E. Booklists and practice in reading; 11. Drama; 12. Drills, Appendix F. English in the time-table, Appendix G. Further notes on folksong; Bibliography; Index.

ISBN: 9780521094658
ISBN-10: 0521094658
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 1st January 1968
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised