23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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P2 HL (City of Glass and Perfume)28 July 2016
The following Paper 2 response addresses question 2 from the May 2014 examination: Show some of the ways in which the writers of at least two of the works you have studied enable the reader/audience to... more
#BlackLivesMatter21 July 2016
When George Zimmerman was acquitted of killing of Trayvon Martin in 2013, #BlackLivesMatter began trending on Twitter. In 2014, after the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner... more
Poems are often a good choice for Part 4 texts and for the IOC. Whilst poems exist in dialogic interplay with other texts, they are in a certain sense self-contained. It is likely that a poem studied... more
Students are sometimes so close in achieving an overall seven on an individual assessment. That is the case with this Standard Level Individual Oral Commentary. The context for this is as such. The... more
Skills6 July 2016
The IB Language A: Language and Literature guide points to four assessment objectives, which relate to the skill-set that the students are tested on. The assessment criteria for all forms of assessment... more
P2 HL (Persepolis and This Earth of Mankind)30 June 2016
The following HL essay is a response to the May 2014 exam. The student answers question 2 in that exam: Texts originally produced in a culture or in a language different from that of the reader’s can... more
Integrating quotesfree28 June 2016
Paper 1 assesses ones ability to integrate relevant examples into the commentary (Criterion A). What does it mean for an analysis to be "supported by well-chosen examples?" How do you integrate quotes... more
This sample Individual Oral Commentary comes from a student preparing for his final IOC. It is a mock examination, conducted under the same conditions as the real exam: 20 minutes of preparation, 10-12... more
EE Category 1 (Oryx and Crake)19 May 2016
Have you ever noticed the way in which, presented with the writing of a peer, students can become the most amazing critics? They can readily identify all the mistakes and errors of another (including... more