23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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EE Category 3 (Breaking Bad)14 August 2015
I have a teenage son. He has watched the television drama Breaking Bad over and over. My hope is that his obsession is not linked to an unhealthy extra-curricular interest in chemistry, or a desire to... more
Further oral activityfree10 August 2015
For Parts 1 and 2 students will be asked to conduct several further oral activities (FOA). These activities can be based on different types of situations that use spoken language, ranging from presentations... more
WT2 Q4 (Persepolis)free31 July 2015
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi is a popular graphic novel that many schools use to meet their Part 3, Prescribed Literature in Translation (PLT) requirement. There are good reasons for its popularity among... more
More Sportswriting30 July 2015
This page provides straightforward extension opportunities for students who have already completed the lesson on Sportswriting. After the earlier lesson, teachers may like to use the texts below as the... more
WT2 Q2 (A Streetcar Named Desire)16 July 2015
This Written Task 2 aims to develop a response to the rather tricky question, if the text had been written in a different time or place or language or for a different audience, how and why might it differ?... more
Characterisation11 July 2015
Characterisation is the way in which a writer creates her characters in a narrative so as to attract or repel the sympathy of the reader/audience. more
Sportswriting2 July 2015
In Richard Ford’s excellent 1986 novel The Sportswriter readers were introduced for the first time to the fictional character of Frank Bascombe. Frank would reappear, to date, in three subsequent novels,... more
As individuals, we grow up speaking a language or languages. It is generally agreed that we are hardwired to speak. Simultaneously, the language we learn is the outcome of complex and ongoing negotiations... more
Language and Laughter21 May 2015
Laughter may not be the best medicine, but it’s probably one of the better ones. If some studies are to be believed, it may be the case that laughter may compare to good diet and regular exercise in... more