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  • ISBN:9781107400344
  • Format:Paperback
  • Subject(s):English Language and Literature
  • Qualification:IB Diploma
  • Author(s):Brad Philpot
  • Available from: July 2011

For students studying the new Language A Language and Literature syllabus for the IB Diploma.

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  • Written by an experienced, practising IB English teacher, this new title is an in-depth and accessible guide for Standard and Higher Level students of the new Language A Language and Literature syllabus for the IB Diploma. This lively, well structured coursebook is available in both print and e-book formats and includes: key concepts in studying language and literature; text extracts from World literature (in English and in translation); international media and language sources; a wide variety of activities to build skills; materials for exam preparation; guidance on assessment; Theory of Knowledge links; and Extended essay opportunities.

    • Structured activities to build study skills in both language and literature. Annotated and deconstructed texts, highlighting media and author techniques.

    • Materials for exam preparation, covering each assessment type with information and guidance on assessment, explaining the syllabus in practice.

    • Theory of Knowledge boxes with question ideas to stimulate thought. Extended Essay ideas linking to Creativity Activity Service explore for Language and Literature.

    • Sample student work, providing examples for reference and criticism alongside definitions of key terms in the margin for easy reference, as well as a fully glossary.

    • Introduction
    • Part I. Language in Cultural Context: 1. The English language
    • 2. Text and context
    • Part II. Language and Mass Communication: 3. The media
    • 4. The language of persuasion
    • Part III. Literature, Text and Context: 5. The context of interpretation
    • 6. The context of composition
    • Part IV. Literature, a Critical Study: 7. The mechanics of fiction
    • 8. What makes English poetic
    • Glossary
    • Acknowledgements
    • Index.

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