23 to 25 August 2019
23 to 25 August 2019
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Anti-tech terms17 February 2012
Language can reflect changes in the way people relate to their world. The rise and development of technology in our lives has led to a whole new set of words to describe the way we use technology and... more
Pikey English17 February 2012
How do we exert power by speaking differently? People can often include or exclude others by the way they speak. Word choice, speed, syntax and accent all play a role in how we exert power through language. more
Community of practice17 February 2012
A 'community of practice' is defined as a group of people who develop and share ways of doing things, ways of talking, beliefs and values - which can be called 'practices'. A community of practice can... more
Key concepts17 February 2012
There are many teaching and learning strategies. The nature of Part 1 determines to some extent what kinds of activities you will do in the classroom. For example, because Part 1 is assessed through... more
Proverbs and common sense16 February 2012
People may not be able to agree on a God, the meaning of life or whether there is an afterlife, but we tend to believe in something called 'common sense'. We tend to agree that we should put on undergarments... more
Sequencefree16 February 2012
There are a lot of factors to consider when putting a course together: assessment, holidays, timetables, course requirements and IB deadlines. Although this may seem overwhelming, you will find that... more
Approaching texts16 February 2012
Since textual analysis is at the heart of this course, we need to ask ourselves: 'How does one approach a text?' Is there, for example, a right or wrong interpretation of a text? Should we look at texts... more
Selecting textsfree16 February 2012
For this course you will want to become a connoisseur of texts, meaning that you will want to collect, compile and study a range of text types in hopes of appreciating their qualities. Assembling a reader... more
Gender & sexualityfree16 February 2012
This topic asks us to become more aware of language as an expression of gender identities. When we talk about gender in reference to language, we are referring to the way language embodies, reinforces... more