Learn

Helping students develop skills in comprehension, writing and grammar

We offer a range of workbook and textbook solutions to cater for every classroom. Browse the range below, or download our quick guide to our key workbook series.

Focus on English

A Language, Literature and Literacy course

NEW FROM REX SADLER

Motivate your students to engage with the world of texts and develop their skills as effective communicators with our new series, Focus on English.

These brand new workbooks cover essential English skills through a carefully sequenced program that enables students to develop and reinforce their literature, language and literacy skills. Based around high-interest topics and relevant literature, the units will inspire discussion and provide meaningful contexts for language and literacy learning.

Browse series...

Complete English Basics

BACK TO BASICS ESSENTIAL SKILLS

Reinforce the skills that underpin Australian Curriculum requirements with this popular back-to-basics workbook series. Highly structured thematic units provide context for the exercises, and a wide range of literary and non-literary texts act as a basis for comprehension tasks. 

Browse series...

National English Skills 

A SKILLS-BASED APPROACH

This series of workbooks addresses the Australian Curriculum content descriptions and cross-curriculum priorities, and fully covers the Language, Literacy and Literature strands using an appealing range of age-appropriate excerpts. 

The full-colour design allows visual and multimodal texts to be analysed and the writers place strong emphasis on persuasive writing in media texts, as well as broader language skills. 

Browse series...

English Workbooks 

A COMPREHENSIVE COURSE BY ANNE MITCHELL

The new editions of this much-loved workbook series are closely aligned to the Australian Curriculum. Focusing on the Language, Literacy and Literature strands, the new editions support the curriculum outcomes, and also contain links to both AusVELS and the NSW Board of Studies outcomes. For the first time, teacher editions are also available, providing curriculum links, answers and rubrics. 

Browse series...

Macmillan English

OUR AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM TEXTBOOK

Designed to suit any English program across Australia, Macmillan English offers you total flexibility to deliver the curriculum you way. 

The high-interest content is visually engaging and well structured, with each chapter featuring two double-page spreads for every Literature, Language and Literacy strand. Each spread addresses a single content description, and the spreads can be used in any order. Follow the curriculum by working through each book's structure, or use the spreads in an order that suits your teaching program.

Browse series...

Analysing Text Types

SUPPORTING STUDENTS AS THEY ANALYSE AND RESPOND TO TEXTS

Analysing Text Types provides step-by-step guidance for students engaging with texts of all kinds, from traditional literature to contemporary media. Genre, form, style and literary techniques are investigated in detail, using annotated extracts drawn from many historical, cultural and social contexts. Students and teachers will find Analysing Text Types a vital resource that makes texts accessible and more enjoyable to study.

The book features:

  • practical strategies for analysing any text in context, and methods for planning essay responses
  • exercises and activities to develop, practise, refine and revise skills
  • a comprehensive glossary of literary terms.

See more...