|Highest level taught
|One of the English teachers, Ken Gourlay, has a Kindle (see right)
This is an electronic book (e-book) sold by Amazon.com for about £100
The main reason nowadays that most pupils don't do well in English is
that they don't read enough. There is too much competition from mobile phones, iPods,
video games, the worldwide web etc. Ken is willing to demonstrate this e-book to parents
and/or students if you think that it will encourage the pupil to read more (whether or not
the student is being tutored by Ken). Believe it or not, he's not on commission with
The e-book has the following advantages over paper books:
may also be interested to know:
Ken has written a book titled Kinytre Summers about his
summer holidays as a boy on the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland.
If you have an Amazon Kindle or iPhone / iPad with the Kindle app you can sample the beginning of this book for free at the Amazon Kindle Bookstore. If you like it you can buy the e-book for 3.44 dollars (2.16 pounds).
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