Language Toolkit for New Zealand Book 2 is a workbook to support the development of language and literacy skills through various communication modes. Students will develop the skills they need to read, view, listen and speak, and to write and create their own texts in a variety of contexts and for a variety of audiences and purposes. The units in Language Toolkit for New Zealand Book 2 are organised around different text types, including multimodal texts that provide a context for the development of language skills. * Grammatical rules are clearly and simply explained. * Comprehension, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary exercises build language and literacy skills. * Spelling lists and dictionary exercises encourage vocabulary development and confidence. * Revision exercises allow students to review their progress and strengthen their understanding and confidence from one unit to the next.
Unit 1. Information texts online newspaper article; Unit 2. Information texts non-fiction; Unit 3. Literary texts descriptive writing; Unit 4. Persuasive texts speeches; Revision Tools Units 1-4; Unit 5. Literary texts characters; Unit 6. Informal writing; Unit 7. Responsive writing film reviews; Unit 8. Literary texts first-person narratives; Revision Tools Units 5-8; Unit 9. Literary texts poetry; Unit 10. Visual texts; Unit 11. Literary text dialogue; Unit 12 Instructional texts; Revision Tools Units 9-12; Unit 13. Persuasive texts letter to the editor; Unit 14. Literary texts personal memoir; Unit 15. Literary texts narrative voice; Unit 16. Introducing Shakespeare; Revision Tools Units; 13-16.