23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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Advertising techniquesfree24 February 2012
We live in a world of visual stimulation. In the car, on the metro, or strolling through town, we absorb the invitations to look, buy, do, react, often unconsciously. Because we are so accustomed to... more
Key conceptsfree24 February 2012
There are many strategies that will prove useful in your studies of Part 2. For example, you will want to hold regular classroom discussions in order to prepare for the further oral activities. You... more
Beauty of Photoshop23 February 2012
How is our definition of 'beauty' defined by the media? One editing tool commonly used by advertisers is Adobe Photoshop. In fact, people use the verb 'to photoshop' in every day speech, meaning to retouch... more
Twitter23 February 2012
What is Twitter? How does it, as an institution in today's vast media landscape, influence people? These are broad questions that we can aim to answer by analyzing tweets. In this lesson we aim to... more
Just say no!23 February 2012
As we explore the topic of 'language and the state', we come across informative and persuasive language. It is often in the interest of the state to prevent citizens from committing crime, starting forest... more
MTV Switch campaignfree23 February 2012
In this lesson you will study the MTV 'Switch' campaign, which spreads awareness about climate change. The guiding question is: 'How does MTV use different devices to persuade viewers to care about global... more
Girls run the world23 February 2012
Music videos are interesting texts to analyze, as they convey messages through moving image, music and text (song lyrics). Music videos are seen by a wide audience of young individuals over the entire... more
The Big 523 February 2012
At the heart of the English Language and Literature course is textual analysis. In order to prepare for Paper 1 and the individual oral commentary, you will want to learn how to analyze various texts.... more
Powerful womenfree23 February 2012
What do you associate with powerful women? How are these associations based on stereotypes that have been generated by the media. How do the media generate these stereotypes? These are the kinds of questions... more