23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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Written Tasks, with a weighting of 20%, are a significant component of the Language and Literature course. Written Tasks are externally assessed, but they are completed throughout the course and, as... more
WT2 Q6 (The Magic Toyshop)25 July 2013
The following Written Task 2 (HL) Critical Response addresses the prompt ‘How has the text borrowed from other texts, and with what effects?’ The question comes from the ‘text and genre’ area... more
Requirementsfree18 July 2013
Part 1 - Language in cultural context is the study of non-literary texts. We look at how culture and context both shape texts and their interpretations. The nature of this part of the course will largely... more
Writing Rationales for Written Tasks11 July 2013
Writing the rationale to Written Tasks, type 1 can be challenging for students. Historically, the idea of writing Written Tasks borrows from the now moribund Language A2 course. A frequent lament of... more
WT SL S1 (The Bell Jar)4 July 2013
The following Written Task, type 1, was written by a Standard Level student who, for Part 3, Literature - Texts and Contexts, has studied Sylvia Plath's novel, The Bell Jar. The task involves two letters,... more
Students have, since the May 2013 examination session, had the opportunity to submit Extended Essays in Group 1, Category 3: Studies in Language. It is very important that students submitting essays... more
The Great Game of Power20 June 2013
This is a simple, and straightforward role-play activity. It is, however, also a very impactful activity, and one that students frequently respond well to. The role-play, ‘the Great Game of Power’,... more
The Power of Naming10 June 2013
The Language and Literature course is constructed around four parts; parts 1 and 2, which may be regarded as the language parts, and parts 3 and 4, which are the literature components of the course.... more
Attitudes to Language31 May 2013
As a teacher of English, you may have been in the situation where a young student says to you, "you should never begin a sentence with a conjunction". And, you are impressed that the student knows what... more