Part 2

  • In Part 2: Language and mass communication, we focus on the way language is used in mass media, such as newspapers, magazines, the internet, radio or film.
  • We consider how both the production and reception of texts is shaped by its medium of delivery.
  • This section includes an overview of the basic requirements for Part 2

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Topics Friday 18 July 2014

The IB has stipulated several suggested topics for Part 2, which you can find on pages 19-20 of the Language A: Language...
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Requirements Friday 8 February 2013

A common question asked in Part 2 - Language and mass communication is: ‘To what extent does a medium, determine a...
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Advertising techniques Friday 24 February 2012

We live in a world of visual stimulation. In the car, on the metro, or strolling through town, we absorb the invitations...
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Key concepts Friday 24 February 2012

There are many strategies that will prove useful in your studies of Part 2. For example, you will want to hold regular...
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Outcomes Thursday 23 February 2012

Below are the three learning outcomes that one should aim to meet while studying Part 2 of the English A: Language and...
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Guerrilla ads Thursday 13 December 2012

In our efforts to "examine different forms of communication within the media" (first learning outcome from Part 2), we...
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