23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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The course building balloon debate12 October 2013
Debate skills are commonly agreed to be a key ingredient for career success in any area of endeavor, and debate is a collaborative activity encouraged across the IB curriculum. This teaching idea introduces... more
Language and belief7 October 2013
One of the suggested topics from the Language A: Language and Literature guide is 'language and belief'. People use language to express their beliefs and persuade others to believe their convictions.... more
Criteriafree3 October 2013
Before you conduct a further oral activity, you should become familiar with the corresponding assessment criteria. You can become familiar with the criteria through self-assessment, peer assessment... more
P2 HL (The Bell Jar and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)28 September 2013
Straight off, you are about to read a great essay. The student responds to question 5 - Context – ‘historical, cultural, or social – can have an influence on the way literary works are written... more
Black and white23 September 2013
When writers write they have a target audience in mind. The language used by the writer appeals to a certain community or social group. How does the language of a text define its target audience? more
Characters and context23 September 2013
This lesson shows how you can compare the characters from a novel to the real-life people from an author's life. Below you find a passage from The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, which is an excellent... more
Sample course outline20 September 2013
The following course outline was developed by a teacher working together with a class of students. It was originally developed for an A2 group (A2 being the course from which the current Language A:... more
Language, Gender, and Power19 September 2013
Each of us is enculturated. This is a lifelong process in which our identities are formed. Through enculturation, we learn many things. Not least, perhaps, we learn gendered identities of what it is... more
Build the course13 September 2013
When engaging in any cognitive exercise, people experience better results if they have a sense of autonomy. As a step in raising student autonomy in your language and literature classroom, try this lesson... more