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Published: 01 March 2013

176 Pages

ISBN: 9780199129706

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IB English A Literature Skills and Practice

Oxford IB Diploma Program

Hannah Tyson
Mark Beverley

IB Diploma Program

  • Activities and techniques for improving students' skills in key areas of writing, reading and the creation of assessment tasks
  • Student samples with examiner comments throughout
  • Videos of student orals and presentation will be included on an accompanying website
  • Literary terminology is included throughout
  • Links to websites and further reading are suggested

New to this Edition:

  • Strengthen the key skills - a huge range of activities and techniques in writing, reading and the creation of assessment texts will concretely boost exam results
  • Truly understand assessment standards - examiner commented samples give clear insight into exam expectations and help students construct the best answers
  • Build confidence for the orals - videos of student orals and presentations included online to ensure the best preparation, with bespoke support for the Individual Oral Commentary, Discussion and the Individual Oral Presentation
  • Trust in quality - written by highly experienced examiners who have worked on the revisions to the new English A
  • Take a balanced approach - includes web links and suggestions for further study, to ensure learning embraces the IB philosophy
  • Fully address every syllabus component - skills-focused guidance, exercises, practical tasks, assessment support and samples for the each part of the 2011 syllabus
  • Get the best results - detailed preparation for the Interactive Oral, Reflective Statement and Written Assignment, plus thorough guidance on crucial skills like constructing comparative essays

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