16 to 18 February 2018
16 to 18 February 2018
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Generation Z: #memyselfieandifree14 December 2017
We have arrived at Generation Z. It is this so-called iGeneration that we currently teach. For them, familiarity with the Internet and social media started from a young age. They grew up in the early... more
Bias13 December 2017
Bias refers to language that supports an ideological position, either explicitly or implicitly. When we see subjectivity in pieces of writing that should be objective, we can claim that they are biased.... more
2017 Paper 1 (HL) - Wealth and Happiness (Part 2)free10 December 2017
The following exemplar is a student response to the May 2017 Higher Level Paper 1 examination. It compliments an earlier post about these texts with the goal of providing a range of student writing on... more
Travel and Nature Writing30 November 2017
Travel writing is not dead. Writers from the past such as Joseph Conrad, Evelyn Waugh and Claude Lévi-Strauss said it was. It was even suggested that travel itself was dead. Not true. It has been claimed... more
2017 Paper 1 (HL) - Wealth and Happiness30 November 2017
This Higher Level Paper 1 exemplar, from May 2017, is the first in a series of three posts. The comparative commentary is based on Text C and Text D from that exam year. While InThinking cannot publish... more
Political Attack Advertisements27 November 2017
Like them or not, political attack advertisements are all around us. We see them in referendums of all sorts, including debates about Brexit. Of course, they are most ubiquitous in elections, and the... more
Why Myths Matter16 November 2017
The highly regarded, prize winning writer, Andrew O’Hagan is only a few months older than me. He was born in the same Scottish city. We grew up less than 20 miles apart in very similar, apocalyptically... more
Language and power15 November 2017
One of the suggested topics from the Language A: Language and Literature guide is 'language and power'. This is a very broad topic and may cover other topics as well. One of the many uses of language... more
How to Help - The Language of Medical Emergencies9 November 2017
In a recent job posting for a senior account assistant, an applicant needed to be able to "handle ACCPAC accounting system"; "carry out all other AP/AR related functions"; and "assist ERP project data... more