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Topicsfree18 July 2014
The IB has stipulated several suggested topics for Part 2, which you can find on pages 19-20 of the Language A: Language and Literature guide. You may want to cover a few of them in depth or more of... more
EE Category 1 (Great Expectations)4 July 2014
This Extended Essay is a Group 1, Category 1 Extended Essay. That is, it is the study of a literary work – in this instance Charles Dickens’ widely known and highly regarded novel Great Expectations... more
EE Category 1 (The Virgin Suicides)4 July 2014
This Extended Essay is a Group 1, Category 1 Extended Essay. That is, it is the study of a literary work – in this instance Jeffrey Eugenides’ 1993 novel The Virgin Suicides – originally written... more
How To Write About Africa20 June 2014
Understanding the reader’s response to a text requires students to fundamentally appreciate that they already have established and evolving preconceptions. They are not blank slates. This is a critical... more
WT2 Q3 (A Streetcar Named Desire)13 June 2014
The following Written Task 2 (HL) Critical Response addresses the prompt ‘how and why is a social group represented in a particular way’? The question comes from the ‘power and privilege’ area... more
In conducting IOCs with students, you may ask them in follow-up questions to discuss the tone of their extract, particularly if they have not tackled this in their own initial presentation. Students... more
The following scheme of work is designed to introduce students to reading literature in context. The lessons have been designed to prepare students for their study of English Language and Literature.... more
Paper 1 (SL) The Rings of Saturn23 May 2014
This commentary responds to an extract from W.G. Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn. The extract is reasonably short, and requires close reading to tease out its subtleties. Recent SL examinations have... more
The Individual Oral Commentary is a challenging task. The nature of the assessment component can exert considerable pressure on students. Teachers should not overlook this, and should do all they can... more