Oxford IB Diploma Programme: English A: Literature Course Companion

Oxford IB Diploma Programme: English A: Literature Course Companion

By Anna Androulakis
US$ 61.49
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Book Description

Encouraging reflection, inquiry and critical thinking through integrated support for Theory of Knowledge and Approaches to Learning, this book provides expert guidance on developing the new learner portfolio. It is developed in cooperation with the IB, and this student-friendly, concept-based Course Book has been comprehensively updated to support all aspects of the new English A: Literature syllabus, for first teaching in September 2019.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Readers, writers and texts
    • Introduction
    • What happens when we read a poem?
    • Approaching a poem for the first time
    • Reading prose fiction
    • Reading drama
    • From reading to understanding to articulation
    • Language we use to talk about language
    • Talking about context
    • Exploring the short story
    • Exploring prose non-fiction
    • An approach to the higher level essay
    • Exploring visual literacy
    • Having a sense of humour
  • 3 Time and space
    • Introduction
    • Talking about culture
    • Exploring classical Greek drama
    • Exploring the sonnet
    • Exploring translation
    • Exploring the concept of silence in literature
  • 4 Intertextuality: connecting texts
    • Introduction
    • Exploring poetry
    • Exploring intertextual relationships: poetry
    • Exploring intertextuality: the novel
    • Exploring intertextuality: drama
    • Place, belonging and our search for the self
  • Bibliography
  • Index
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