Written by an author with experience writing, examining, and teaching, this coursebook supports the Cambridge International AS History syllabus. With an increased depth of coverage, this coursebook helps build confidence and understanding in language, essay-writing, and evaluation skills. The coursebook also develops students’ conceptual understanding of history with the five new ‘Key concepts’, for example exploring cause and consequence in the Second Sino-Japanese War. In addition, it encourages individuals to make substantiated judgments and reflect on their own learning.
Students can also consolidate their skills through exam-style questions with the source material and sample responses.
- Exam-style questions – including source material with sample responses – help students practice essay-writing, understand what ‘good looks like, and identify where improvements can be made in their own work
- The ‘Reflection’ feature provides opportunities for students to learn from one another while considering what they have learned and how they could improve
- Our ‘Think like a historian’ feature helps learners to better understand the applicability of studying history and how it can be used in their life outside the classroom
- A ‘Before you start’ section ensures students are prepared with enough knowledge to start the chapter
- Help students develop their conceptual understanding of history with the five new ‘Key concepts, for instance, exploring cause and consequence in relation to the Second Sino-Japanese War.
- ‘Key figure’ boxes throughout highlight important and influential people
- ‘Key Terms’ help students understand the text with clear explanations of important terminology
- Learning objectives at the start of each chapter help students and teachers to set learning goals