Oxford IB Diploma Programme: English A: Language and Literature Course Companion
$48.74

Oxford IB Diploma Programme: English A: Language and Literature Course Companion

By Rob Allison, Brian Chanen
US$ 48.74
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Book Description

Written by the authors of the current syllabus, this book will help address all the requirements of the new course at both standard and higher level. It will actively engage students in language and literature, allowing them to become informed and critical learners through understanding and producing language of a wide range of works, from poetry to political speeches to simple advertisements or graffiti. The range of exciting literature offers a fresh look at
unfamiliar texts so that students are able to confidently encounter works and topics and develop and communicate understanding. Through interesting activities and model works, students will learn about the most current approaches to critical language in areas such as mass communications, language in
cultural contexts and literature - in line with the new syllabus. Support is given for the assessment, including the oral commentary.

The most comprehensive and accurate match to the most recent syllabus, developed with the IB and written by IB workshop leaders and authors of the syllabus
Fully captures the IB spirit, thoroughly incorporating fresh and topical TOK to drive independent thought
Comprehensive support for 'language in a cultural context,' building international-mindedness in a linguistic context
Current, diverse and topical text extracts from Wikileaks to graffiti to advertisements will resonate with learners
The best integration of the IB philosophy, with evocative activities to help students think creatively and discerning questions to drive critical thought
Packed with accurate assessment support, directly from the IB, including model answers, assessments advice and more, completely aligned to the new assessment

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1 Thinking about literature
  • 2 Thinking about language
  • 3 Putting it all together
  • 4 Language in cultural context
  • 5 Assessment in language in cultural context
  • 6 Language and mass communication
  • 7 Assessment in language and mass communication
  • 8 Literature: critical study
  • 9 Assessment in literature: critical study
  • 10 Literature: texts and contexts
  • 11 Assessment in literature: texts and contexts
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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