23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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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
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
Comparative Commentaries to Go: Fit to Lead?2 November 2017
It’s funny how things coalesce, isn’t it? Or maybe, they don’t coalesce at all. Maybe we just join the dots in patterns that suit our purpose.It started, then, with, I thought, some good news: Kazuo... more
Outcomesfree31 October 2017
Below are the three learning outcomes that one should aim to meet while studying Part 2 of the English A: Language and Literature course. The learning outcomes in bold are taken from the IB guide for... more
2017 Paper 1 (SL) Justice Hub30 October 2017
The following Paper 1 (SL) is a very strong response to the May 2017 examination, Text 2, an extract from the website Justice Hub. For teachers with access to the exam text, there are a number of things... more
Diets, Diets, Diets - The Language of Nutrition Part 219 October 2017
Just because we are Language and Literature teachers does not mean we are immune from believing the onslaught of dietary advice swirling around us all the time. Chances are either you, or someone in... more
2017 Paper 1 (HL) - Electronic Texts12 October 2017
Here at InThinking, we sometimes publish excellent exemplars that are clearly deserving of their mark. Other times, we publish less sophisticated writing so that teachers and students can see a range... more