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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay (Hardcover): J. K. Rowling Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay (Hardcover)
J. K. Rowling 1
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At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured in New York with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings.

In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans, Albus Dumbledore enlists Newt, his former Hogwarts student, who agrees to help once again, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

This second original screenplay from J.K. Rowling, illustrated with stunning line art from MinaLima, expands on earlier events that helped shaped the wizarding world, with some surprising nods to the Harry Potter stories that will delight fans of both the books and films.

(Please note: This is the screenplay edition, so it's written in a movie script format and not a novelized format.)

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child: Parts I & II - The Official Playscript (Paperback): J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne Harry Potter And The Cursed Child: Parts I & II - The Official Playscript (Paperback)
J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne 2
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The official playscript of the original West End production of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child.

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.

The playscript for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was originally released as a 'special rehearsal edition' alongside the opening of Jack Thorne's play in London's West End in summer 2016. Based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, the play opened to rapturous reviews from theatregoers and critics alike, while the official playscript became an immediate global bestseller.

This revised paperback edition updates the 'special rehearsal edition' with the conclusive and final dialogue from the play, which has subtly changed since its rehearsals, as well as a conversation piece between director John Tiffany and writer Jack Thorne, who share stories and insights about reading playscripts. This edition also includes useful background information including the Potter family tree and a timeline of events from the Wizarding World prior to the beginning of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

(Please note: This is written in a screenplay format and not a novelized format.)

'Buckingham Palace', District Six - School Edition (Paperback): Richard Rive 'Buckingham Palace', District Six - School Edition (Paperback)
Richard Rive
R310 Discovery Miles 3 100 Shipped within 11 - 17 working days

Here is the story of Mary and the Girls, of Zoot, Pretty-Boy and Oubaas, of the Abrahams family who came from Bo-Kaap, of Last-Knight the Barber and his prim wife. This novel is written in tribute to the people of District Six so that we do not forget.

'Buckingham Palace' is a dingy row of five houses in the heart of District Six, a notorious slum area at the foot of Table Mountain overlooking Cape Town. In this lively novel Richard Rive traces this close community through its moments of triumph and despair, its loves, its hatreds - and its bizarre characters.

The school edition of Richard Rive's classic story includes an accessible and stimulating introduction by Robin Malan, as well as notes on the book and points for discussion.

Teaching English - As A First Additional Language In The Intermediate And Senior Phase (Paperback): Anna Hugo Teaching English - As A First Additional Language In The Intermediate And Senior Phase (Paperback)
Anna Hugo 3
R386 R321 Discovery Miles 3 210 Save R65 (17%) In stock

The intermediate phase is a critically important period in schooling, when most learners make the transition from learning in their home language to using English as the language of learning and teaching. Learners and teachers find it a daunting time. There are language and literacy challenges in learning English as a subject, in addition to the linguistic complexities of classrooms in urban areas. Recent research has indicated that many intermediate phase learners are also still not fluent readers. Teaching English: As A First Additional Language In The Intermediate And Senior Phase will support teachers in overcoming these classroom challenges.

The book starts by exploring who the Intermediate and Senior Phase learner is – physically, socially, emotionally and cognitively – and then focuses on the skills of reading and viewing, writing, and speaking and listening.

In addition, the text:

  • explains the supporting role the home language can play in learning an additional language
  • provides strategies for integrating language skills in a second-language classroom
  • includes examples of how language teaching can be extended across all curriculum subjects
  • explores ways in which assessment can be used to support students’ learning
  • focuses on the use of information and communication technologies in the language classroom

Teaching English: As A First Additional Language In The Intermediate And Senior Phase is suitable for preservice teachers completing a BEd or a PGCE. In-service teachers will also find it useful.

The Mark: Gr 10 Home Language - Study Work Guide (Paperback): Janet Unterslak The Mark: Gr 10 Home Language - Study Work Guide (Paperback)
Janet Unterslak 1
R165 R142 Discovery Miles 1 420 Save R23 (14%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

This Study Work Guide has been written according to the requirements of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement of the DBE for Grade 10 English Home Language. This guide will assist learners in their understanding of the novel and their preparation for examinations.

Key points:

- The "official study guide" - developed by Tafelberg, the original publisher of the novel, under the series Best Books Study Work Guides

- Pre-, during and post reading activities including analysis and questions

- Formal assessment activities for examination purposes

Answer sheets downloadable for FREE from http://www.nb.co.za/Books/19971

X-Kit Achieve! English Home Language - Grade 11: Exam Practice Book (Paperback): B. Tucker X-Kit Achieve! English Home Language - Grade 11: Exam Practice Book (Paperback)
B. Tucker
R80 R71 Discovery Miles 710 Save R9 (11%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days
X-Kit Achieve! English First Additional Language - Grade 12: Exam Practice Book (Paperback): P. Brennan, M. Gulbrandsen, N.... X-Kit Achieve! English First Additional Language - Grade 12: Exam Practice Book (Paperback)
P. Brennan, M. Gulbrandsen, N. Pillay, N. Nonkwelo
R80 R71 Discovery Miles 710 Save R9 (11%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days
The Children Of Soweto (Paperback): Mbulelo Vizikhungo Mzamane The Children Of Soweto (Paperback)
Mbulelo Vizikhungo Mzamane
R209 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R25 (12%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days

"We came out demonstrating on a cold, wintry morning. But the authorities wouldn't have it. They set police dogs on us. They panel-beat us with batons. They sprayed us with teargas. They came out shooting. Army tanks roared down the streets like angry hippos. The contest was too uneven. We retreated in panic, leaving the ground strewn with casualties from both sides. We couldn't match them stone to bullet." This important historical novel, fi rst published in 1982 and later banned by the apartheid regime, is now available for literature study at school. It tells, with piercing authenticity, the story of the 1976 Soweto uprising. Mzamane has created a set of characters whose courage, humour and imperfections fi ll the pages of this book and carry the reader forward on the rising tide of resistance. The novel is accompanied by notes and classroom activities.

X-kit Achieve: English Home Language - Grade 12 (2-in-1 pack) CAPS (Paperback): X-kit Achieve: English Home Language - Grade 12 (2-in-1 pack) CAPS (Paperback)
R165 R146 Discovery Miles 1 460 Save R19 (12%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days

Caps-aligned and written by expert teachers, X-kit Achieve study resources provide step-by-step explanations, worked examples and plenty of exam practice to ensure learners approach their exams with confidence.

The X-Kit Achieve Grade 12 English Home Language 2-In-1 Study Pack Includes:

  • X-Kit Achieve Study Guide
  • Half Price Exam Practice Book
X-Kit Achieve! English Home Language Grade 11 (Paperback): Betsie E. Taylor, John Wesley Young, Justin Kennedy X-Kit Achieve! English Home Language Grade 11 (Paperback)
Betsie E. Taylor, John Wesley Young, Justin Kennedy
R140 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R16 (11%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days

X-kit Achieve! Study guides for Grades 8 to 10 include concise explanations, plenty of practice and sample exam papers with answers. This CAPS compliant series has been developed based on research and feedback from learners and teachers.

X-Kit Achieve! English Home Language Grade 10 (Paperback): H. Gardyne X-Kit Achieve! English Home Language Grade 10 (Paperback)
H. Gardyne
R140 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R16 (11%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days

X-kit Achieve! English First Additional Language Grade 10 is a study guide which includes concise explanations, plenty of practice and sample exam papers with answers. The series has been developed based on research and feedback from learners and teachers. It offers exercises which cover understanding, application and problem-solving skills. CAPS compliant.

X-Kit Achieve! English First Additional Language Grade 10 (Paperback): L. Southey, M. Howard X-Kit Achieve! English First Additional Language Grade 10 (Paperback)
L. Southey, M. Howard
R140 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R16 (11%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days

X-kit Achieve! Is a CAPS-aligned series written by expert teachers to make learning, understanding, revising and remembering easy with concise, step-by-step explanations. Worked examples and solutions. Annotated diagrams and tables. Clear, relevant and current examples and case studies. Plenty of exam practice.

Platinum English - Platinum English first additional language: Grade 1: Grade 1: Reader Gr 1: Reader (Staple bound): J.... Platinum English - Platinum English first additional language: Grade 1: Grade 1: Reader Gr 1: Reader (Staple bound)
J. Cummins, V. Francis, C. Minkley, F. Ralenala
R50 R44 Discovery Miles 440 Save R6 (12%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days
Cambridge School Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Rex Gibson Cambridge School Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Rex Gibson; Edited by (general) Anthony Partington, Richard Spencer; Edited by Rex Gibson, Richard Spencer; …
R201 Discovery Miles 2 010 In stock

An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design. An active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways. Students are encouraged to share Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre. Substantially revised and extended in full colour, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive 'Stagecraft', 'Write about it', 'Language in the play', 'Characters' and 'Themes' features. Extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference. Expanded endnotes include extensive essay-writing guidance for 'Much Ado about Nothing' and Shakespeare. Includes rich, exciting colour photos of performances of 'Much Ado about Nothing' from around the world.

Rainbow Reading Level 2 - Houses: The Best House of All Box C, Level 2 (Paperback): Wendy Hartmann Rainbow Reading Level 2 - Houses: The Best House of All Box C, Level 2 (Paperback)
Wendy Hartmann
R88 Discovery Miles 880 In stock

This rhyming story tells about the different types of houses that people make, from houses made out of rock and stone to houses made out of cake.

Homework Help for English - An a to Z of Grammar (Paperback): Collins Ks2 Homework Help for English - An a to Z of Grammar (Paperback)
Collins Ks2
R147 R106 Discovery Miles 1 060 Save R41 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Level: Primary Subject: English Help your kids with their homework or SATs preparation with this parent's guide to grammar. It will help parents and carers to understand what your child is learning at school, clear up homework confusion, support your child's understanding of important vocabulary for the SATs and brush up your own grammar knowledge. Provides full coverage of new curriculum grammar terminology and includes simple explanations with examples for quick reference. For SATs practice for your child, try our KS2 English Revision Guide (9780008112752) and Practice Workbook (9780008112776) or our KS2 Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling SATs Question Book (9780008201609) for extra SATs practice.

Jolly Phonics Pupil Book 1 - in Precursive Letters (British English edition) (Staple bound, Black & White edition): Sara... Jolly Phonics Pupil Book 1 - in Precursive Letters (British English edition) (Staple bound, Black & White edition)
Sara Wernham, Sue Lloyd; Illustrated by Lib Stephen 1
R59 R49 Discovery Miles 490 Save R10 (17%) In stock
Romeo and Juliet AQA English Literature (Paperback): Richard Durant Romeo and Juliet AQA English Literature (Paperback)
Richard Durant
R147 R106 Discovery Miles 1 060 Save R41 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Revision is serious business... and we're serious about revision. Building on our successful GCSE Grades 9-1 series of Revision and Exam practice books, Scholastic has now created a brand new series of study guides especially for the closed book AQA GCSE English Literature examination. Books in this series cover the following: * Paper 1 Section A - Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth) * Paper 1 Section B - Nineteenth-century novel (The Sign of Four, A Christmas Carol, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde) * Paper 2 Section A - Modern texts (Blood Brothers, An Inspector Calls) Each study guide is written by experts in teaching English and uses an active, stepped approach to revision to maximise learning. This study guide covers the chronology of the text and focuses on key events , characters, themes, context, language and structure to help you demonstrate your knowledge and understanding and achieve higher marks. With loads of practice questions (and answers) you can't go wrong! The accompanying app uses cutting-edge technology to help you revise on-the-go to: * Use the free, personalised digital revision planner and get stuck into the quick tests to check your understanding * Download our free revision cards which you can save to your phone to help you revise on the go * Implement 'active' revision techniques - giving you lots of tips and tricks to help the knowledge sink in Active revision is easy with the following features included throughout the study guides: Snap it! Read it, snap it on your phone, revise it...helps you retain key facts Nail it! Authoritative essential tips and guidance to help you understand what's required in the AQA exam Do it! Short activities to consolidate your knowledge and understanding of the text Stretch it! Support for the really tough stuff that will get you higher grades Define it! Definitions of unfamiliar language in the text and important subject terminology

PAW Patrol: Ready, Steady, Write! (Paperback): Scholastic PAW Patrol: Ready, Steady, Write! (Paperback)
Scholastic 1
R142 R100 Discovery Miles 1 000 Save R42 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

It's time for an awesome alphabet adventure! Join Chase, Marshall, Rubble and the whole PAW Patrol team as they help children practise writing upper and lower case letters.

PAW Patrol: Puppy A, B, C (Paperback): Scholastic PAW Patrol: Puppy A, B, C (Paperback)
Scholastic 1
R143 R101 Discovery Miles 1 010 Save R42 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Children can practise the alphabet with all their favourite pups from PAW Patrol! This full-colour book includes two pages of stickers.

X-Kit Achieve! My Children! My Africa!: English First Additional Language Grade 12 Study Guide (Paperback): A. Fugard, A. Lemmer X-Kit Achieve! My Children! My Africa!: English First Additional Language Grade 12 Study Guide (Paperback)
A. Fugard, A. Lemmer
R95 R84 Discovery Miles 840 Save R11 (12%) In stock

The X-Kit Achieve! Literature series offers a unique series of visually attractive, high-quality exam preparation tools. The series has been written by top South African educationalists. The books cover all the knowledge and skills tested in the final English Home Language and First Additional Language literature exams for the FET phase. Plot, theme, character, style, symbolism and imagery are all discussed in detail, and thoroughly taught and tested. Study and exam preparation techniques are covered and exam questions provided. Answers are also provided for all the questions to allow learners to monitor their own understanding. This study guide aims to provide you with sufficient support for doing really well in your Grade 12 English examination. This study guide will provide: All the background information needed for a full understanding of Cry, the Beloved Country.; Summaries, including a precis of the whole play, plus details of acts and scenes.; Important quotes for use in exams.; An analysis of the play that will help you understand the plot and develop insight and appreciation.; Pointers about the characters for quick and easy revision.; A summary of the key themes.; Comprehensive exam preparation assistance, including test-yourself questions, sample contextual questions and full answers; and A glossary explaining literature terminology. About the author, Alan Paton: Born in Pietermaritzburg in 1903, Alan Paton attended Pietermaritzburg College and then studied science at the University of Natal. He graduated in 1922 and obtained his teaching certificate in 1923. In 1925, he went to teach at a school in Ixopo attended by black children. In 1928, he took a post at Pietermaritzburg College, a prestigious, whites-only boys' school, where he taught for seven years. He started writing poetry and novels, but was critical of his novel-writing efforts and destroyed these early stories. In 1935, he became principal of Diepkloof Reformatory. Here, he instituted a number of reforms and the reformatory succeeded in rehabilitating juvenile criminals into society. He felt that with greater freedom in the way the reformatory was run, the boys would be better adapted to life outside the reformatory when released. At the start of the Second World War, Paton wanted to join the army, but was asked to stay on at the reformatory instead. After the war, while travelling to study prisons and reform schools elsewhere in the world, Paton had the idea for his novel Cry, the Beloved Country, which he wrote most of while travelling abroad. Paton was convinced that young urban black people drifted into crime because of a lack of opportunities to make a living and as a result of broken families and tribes around the country. This lack of stability of home and culture left the young without an anchor, and the unfair laws of the time inhibited them from finding an honest way to make a living. In creating his characters for Cry, the Beloved Country, Paton drew on three major schools of thought at that time: There was a desire by white people to keep the black people in their place.; There was an opposite desire among black activists to demand equality more and more violently; and There was the attitude of "brotherly love" as embodied by the Christian churches predominant at that time. As a devout Christian, Paton seemed to conclude in his novel that having an attitude of brotherly love offers the only hope for the future, but this idea was fiercely opposed. Although Paton wrote this novel in 1946, the themes and issues he explores are still interesting and relevant now. This eBook is in ePDF format, which enables you to: View the entire book offline on desktop or tablet.; Search for and highlight text; and Add and edit personal notes directly in your eBook.

Phonics Fun! (Paperback): Charlotte Raby, Scholastic Phonics Fun! (Paperback)
Charlotte Raby, Scholastic 1
R116 R81 Discovery Miles 810 Save R35 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Join the PAW Patrol on a phonics adventure! Chase, Marshall, Skye and the rest of your favourite hero pupsare here to help you prepare for the Phonics Screening Check. Learn to blend sounds, recognise consonants and vowels, and read simple sentences.

Frog and Toad: Alone - Band 05/Green (Paperback): Arnold Lobel Frog and Toad: Alone - Band 05/Green (Paperback)
Arnold Lobel; Contributions by Collins Big Cat
R153 Discovery Miles 1 530 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Once upon a time there were two good friends, a frog and a toad... Frog wanted to be alone. Toad thought Frog was sad, so set out to cheer him up. The much-loved Frog and Toad stories were written and illustrated Arnold Lobel and have been loved by generations. Children can recap the story using the story map on pages 14-15, providing lots of speaking and listening opportunities. Green/Band 5 books offer early readers patterned language and varied characters. Ideas for Reading provide practical support and stimulating activities.

PAW Patrol: First Phonics Flashcards (Cards): Scholastic PAW Patrol: First Phonics Flashcards (Cards)
Scholastic 1
R124 R89 Discovery Miles 890 Save R35 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A PAWsome pack of 31 full-colour phonics flash cards starring Nickelodeon's PAW Patrol, perfect for children starting school. Including letters a to z, 4 first digraphs and a parent's guide, these bright and colourful cards support the way children are taught to read in their first years of school. Join Chase, Skye, Marshall and the rest of the PAW Patrol pups on a reading adventure!

Meet the Beanie Boos (Paperback): Joan Emerson Meet the Beanie Boos (Paperback)
Joan Emerson 1
R118 R83 Discovery Miles 830 Save R35 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Meet the Beanie Boos! They're cuddly, they're cute and they can't wait to meet YOU! The Beanie Boos are colourful soft toys with big eyes and even bigger hearts. This sweet book is packed with fun facts about your favourite Beanie Boos, including Dotty the one-of-a-kind leopard, Fantasia the fanciful unicorn and Kiki the cuddly kitten. These beloved Boos can't wait to be your friend!

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