Be Inspired! is a First Year English text designed and written for the new Junior Cycle. The text, which is supported by a Student Portfolio and Digital Resources, comprehensively covers the new English Specification and the Framework for Junior Cycle.
Eight genre-specific chapters cover all of the genres – poetry, short stories, personal writing, drama and media ‘Thinking about …’ exercises are a range of reading comprehension questions which are ideal for differentiation in a mixed-ability class
Language alerts address specific grammar and language points in line with national strategy on literacy
Features extensive guidelines to support the students’ writing, including the Young Writer’s Toolkit (helpful advice on writing poems, short stories, diaries and letters)
Includes an excellent range of activities for groupwork, as well as a variety of relevant and appropriate research tasks
Focuses on oral language with oral exercises in each chapter
Student-friendly with a colourful, clear and easy-to-follow layout
FREE Student Portfolio provides additional material and activities that complement the textbook content