23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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Vote Different!3 September 2013
The language of persuasion can be very subtle. Often times, voters are persuaded by ads that attack an opponent, called smear campaigns or attack ads. They are not always produced directly by the political... more
Marxism, feminism & Freud3 September 2013
Part of understanding the context of interpretation is realizing that readers come to the table with their own agenda. In other words, people look to literature to prove their theories on how the world... more
Sex in ads3 September 2013
In the fashion world, the depiction of sex is often used to sell products. One could argue that 'sex' is a stylistic device commonly found in print ads. It is the language of persuasion. However, ads... more
Planning: where classroom and curriculum meet3 September 2013
When a teacher sits down to plan a course of lessons, they become the instrument through which the classroom and the curriculum meet. Regardless of the intentions of the curriculum designers, it... more
Form and contentfree31 August 2013
Like the written task, the further oral activity is a marriage of form and content. Students can do a debate, interview or role play based on their understanding of 'course material' and 'texts'. However,... more
Graphic novelfree30 August 2013
Are you studying a graphic novel for Part 3 of your syllabus? Persepolis, Maus, and Watchmen are a few of the popular texts in this genre. Before you discuss these texts, however, it helps to know some... more
Patterns in Literature: Parallelism and Deviation22 August 2013
In an earlier scheme of work – see ‘What is this thing called literature?' – the essence of language art was the central concern. The focus of the activities foregrounded a debate between those... more
The Adventure of English8 August 2013
In ‘The Adventure of English’ (2002), a British television series, Melvyn Bragg narrates the history of the English language from its origins in the 5th century to its status as a global language... more
Reviews8 August 2013
On this page you will find reviews of books and other resources useful to teachers of Language and Literature. Subscribers to the site are encouraged to submit their own reviews. Aim to keep reviews... more