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Leaflets & pamphlets16 April 2019

Brochures, handouts, fliers, pamphlets, leaflets, call them what you will ... what they all have in common is that they should be concise and communicate efficiently. The ability to write succinctly and... more

Social organisation unit: access to educationfree9 April 2019

This is one of a series of pages designed to illustrate how to go about developing unit plans for teaching the Themes. These should not be seen as complete downloadable packages, but rather as drafts... more

Wanting amputation5 April 2019

For most of us most of the time, fortunately, 'health' is about whether we have a cold or not, or whether we are up to one more game at tennis. However, Medicine as a field of study contains some extraordinary... more

Scaffolding skills for the HL Oral3 April 2019

...Laurie Holden teaches English at Strothoff International School, Dreieich.As David Ripley outlines on the recent page titled ‘Orals: what's expected?’: “What exactly will be involved in the... more

Scaffolding skills for the SL Oral free27 March 2019

....Laurie Holden teaches English at Strothoff International School, DreieichAs David Ripley outlines on the recent page titled ‘Orals: what's expected?’: “What exactly will be involved in the new... more

Writing criteria, unpacked21 March 2019

Here are the Paper 1 Written Production Criteria organised by bullet-point, in order to make the range of values as clear as possible. Note that:HL and SL distinctions - In Criterion A Language, there... more

Listening sample #4free20 March 2019

by Anne Height, IB English B, Ivanhoe Grammar School, Melbourne, Australia"After two years in Tokyo, North Asia Correspondent Matthew Carney has just arrived for his new assignment in Beijing. To his... more

Listening sample #220 March 2019

This sample is designed to concentrate on one particular question type - Identify true statements.The difficulties that students may find in handling this question type fall into two areas:- more

Listening sample #120 March 2019

But what does an IB English B listening comprehension test actually look like?As I write this, in early 2018, there are no definitive models, and obviously there are still no papers that have been used... more

Listening sample #320 March 2019

by Anne Height, IB English B, Ivanhoe Grammar School, Melbourne, Australia.The Listening Task “Camel Milk” includes each of the 5 different question types students will be given for Listening. However,... more