Communication Studies for CAPE® Examinations

Second Edition

Communication Studies for CAPE® Examinations
Sandra Osborne, Veronica Simon
  • Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd
  • Format: eBook (PDF)
  • Series: CAPE
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Communication Studies for CAPE® Examinations has been revised and updated to meet the requirements of the 2011 syllabus.
Students are introduced to the main forms of communication and asked to investigate principle methodologies and their impact on meaning and understanding. The text is written in a concise and focused style and is suitable for students studying CAPE Communication Studies as well as students studying introductory courses in English and Communication at Community Colleges and Universities.
Key features:
• Scope and sequence style contents list mapped to syllabus objectives, with learning objectives clearly stated at the beginning of each chapter
• Investigates language and the way that it is used by all people with some emphasis on Caribbean linguistic diversities and their origins
• Explores how modern technology has affected and continues to affect communication, both positively and negatively
• Comprehensive guide through the processes of different types of writing including speeches and research papers
• CAPE examination practice papers give students the opportunity to review and reinforce what they have learned
• Practice tests and a grammar section allow students to test and check their progress
• Practical activities, definitions, examples and discussions offer clarification on topics and promote learning through investigation

Veronica Simon B.A. English (Hons.), Dip.Ed., M.Phil. Ed, has over 30 years’ experience in education. She has taught English Language and Literature at St Joseph’s Convent (St. Lucia and San Fernando, Trinidad) and English Literature and General Paper at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, St. Lucia. She has lectured in the Certificate and Bachelor’s degree in Education programmes at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and is currently Head of the University of the West Indies Open Campus in St. Lucia.
Sandra Osborne B.A. English, Dip.Ed., M.Ed., has worked in education for over 30 years. She taught English at Combermere Secondary School in Barbados and was Head of the English Department. She has taught part-time at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill in the Faculty of Humanities and with the Open Campus. She lectured in the Department of Literatures in English at the Barbados Community College and is presently a Curriculum Development Officer there.
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