English Workbook NCEA Level 1: AS 1.3 Unfamiliar Written Texts' is a write-on student workbook covering the work students must understand to gain Achieved, Merit, or Excellence in the externally assessed English NCEA Achievement Standard 1.3 - 'Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of unfamiliar written text(s) through close reading, using supporting evidence' (AS 90851). In this workbook students will find clear explanations, glossaries and detailed examples of the information and skills needed to pass this standard. Multiple exercises throughout the workbook help students understand all the aspects of language they will need to come to grips with for success in this standard . At the end of the workbook there are six unfamiliar test texts covering fiction, non-fiction and poetry items. A full set of exercise answers is included. An abbreviated version of the Achievement Criteria and Explanatory Notes of the Achievement Standard itself complete the resource.