Oxford IB Diploma Programme: English A: Literature Course Companion

Oxford IB Diploma Programme: English A: Literature Course Companion

By Hannah Tyson, Mark Beverley
US$ 48.74
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Book Description

Written by experienced IB workshop leaders and authors of the new syllabus including Hannah Tyson, this book addresses all the requirements of the 2011 course at both standard and higher level. The most comprehensive, academic and engaging, it will build knowledge, skills and confidence. Literature in translation and the close reading of different genres are a focus, in line with the new syllabus, and assessment support direct from the IB along with strategies for
reading and writing, model examples and marked assessments ensure exceptional achievement. TOK, the Extended Essay and close mapping to the learner profile is included. ·Developed with the IB so you can trust in the most accurate match to the syllabus ·The most comprehensive and written by authors of
the most recent syllabus ·Evocative activities develop the highest levels of critical thought, truly in line with the IB philosophy ·A huge selection of fiction and non-fiction texts will engage students and stimulate learning ·Activities hel

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Nine propositions about reading
  • The Golden Triangle: three vectors for writing with style
  • Close reading as a practice
  • Tackling Paper 1
  • The individual oral commentary
  • The individual oral presentation
  • Literature in translation
  • Writing: completing the assessment
  • Conventions and genre
  • Drama
  • Poetry
  • The novel and short story
  • Prose other than fiction:the autobiography
  • Prose other than fiction: the travelnarrative
  • Prose other than fiction: the essay
  • How to write an essay forthe Paper 2 exam
  • The extended essay
  • Glossary
  • Index
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