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Everything a student requires

“The English Experience publications have proved to be invaluable sources for both myself and my Grade 12 students. The Complete Poetry Resource contains everything that a student requires to place the poems in a historical context, without too much clutter, and to successfully negotiate the final exams.”

~ Deneys Williamson, St. Dominic’s College

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A marvellous resource

“The Complete Poetry Resource is a marvellous resource for students. It provides a very effective platform for the examination and for developing the higher-order thinking skills that help bridge the gap between secondary school and university.”

~ Lisa Hosking, St Andrew’s, Johannesburg

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Putting learners at ease

“Our learners absolutely love the Poetry Resource. It puts them at ease.”

~ Petronella Munian, St Benedict’s, Pinetown

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Sound guidance

“The Poetry Resource is user-friendly, compact and offers sound guidance. The analysis provides a good starting point from which students can grasp the basics and then move into more detailed discussion and depth about interpreting the poem.”

~ Sandy Woolard, St Mark’s

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The Complete Poetry Resource
Poems and Learning Materials for Grades 10 and 11

What’s so special about this resource?
This in-depth resource is ideal for teaching poetry to students in Grades 10 and 11. Focused on making poetry exciting and relevant, this resource combines attention-grabbing verse with detailed analyses and challenging contextual and intertextual questions.

Much more than an anthology, it analyses 26 poems from the last 500 years and presents each one in the context of its time period, using a combination of perennial favourites from the masters and inspiring, edgy contemporary verse.

The Grade 12 poetry syllabus will be manageable and straightforward for students who have developed their critical appreciation of verse using this stimulating resource.


   Perfect preparation for Grade 12 - introduces learners to IEB approach and syllabus

   Great value - can be used over two years (Grades 10 and 11)

   Accessible and stimulating - eclectic mix of inspiring poets from last 500 years

   Complete and comprehensive - 26 poems, analyses and questions

This comprehensive resource is the ideal way to introduce students to the IEB poetry syllabus and approach, and to prepare them for Grade 12 and the final examination.

This inspiring resource includes:

  • poems from last 500 years, including African and contemporary verse
  • relevant, edgy and inspiring poets explored along with recognised masters
  • introduces learners to Grade 12 poems and IEB approach
  • full, unabridged versions of each poem
  • contextual and intertextual questions that prepare learners for the final exam
  • stimulating, contemporary Unseen Poetry section
  • companion suggested answers CD*

* CD sold separately

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