23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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WT1 HL S6 (The Black Cat)2 March 2017
Written Task 1 is a bit like the Wild West: wide open, extremely exciting and well, potentially very dangerous. Students have an almost unlimited number of options and possibilities available to them.... more
Controversy: Adele versus Beyonce 16 February 2017
At the 59th Annual Grammy Awards on February 12th, 2017, Adele swept all five categories in which she was nominated. Most controversial was her win in album of the year over Beyonce's "Lemonade." In... more
2016 Paper 1 (HL) Chevrolet Cars9 February 2017
The November 2016 HL Paper 1 exam included a surprise. Instead of two different text types, united through a shared theme or concern, one of the pairings presented two (different) advertisements, both... more
2016 Paper 1 (SL) "Diary: Listening to the Heart"7 February 2017
This commentary comes from the May 2016 Standard Level Paper 1 exam. It analyzes the text "Diary: Listening to the Heart” by Gavin Francis in the London Review of Books. You can find a link to the... more
The Orator: 21 Questions26 January 2017
On the 21st of January 2009, I drove my car into my yard, and parked it just outside my house. Typical for northern Sweden in January, it was cold and snowy outside, and so I left my car engine running... more
As the Obama era comes to a close in the United States, much has been made - and rightly so - about his abilities as an orator. Websites and newspapers are ranking his top speeches, comparing them to... more
2016 P2 SL (Hedda Gabler and Master Harold and the Boys)13 January 2017
Question number one from the May 2016 Paper 2 exam is a tough one: “Identify some of the forms intolerance can take, and discuss how its effects on both the victims and the intolerant are presented... more
WT SL (Nineteen Eighty-Four)12 January 2017
This Written Task is based on a literary option, in this instance, George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, studied by this student in Part 4 of his course.On the InThinking Language and Literature... more
Have Your Say – Sports Columns and Mass Communication6 January 2017
Love him or hate him, the sports columnist Rick Reilly has had a prolific career. He wrote the “Life of Reilly” column—appearing on the back page of Sports Illustrated from 1997-2007—and then... more