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Oxford IB Diploma Programme: English A: Language and Literature: Perspectives on Planning Teacher Companion

The only DP resources developed with the IB

Series Editor Rob Allison and Series Editor Brian Chanen

Suitable for:  IB English A Language and Literature teachers

Price:  £31.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-833267-1
Publication date: 05/02/2015
Paperback: 96 pages
Dimensions: 216x170mm

Also available as an ebook

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Providing vital teacher support for English A Language and Literature, this teacher companion helps you address the syllabus aims, supports assessment preparation and ensures teaching fully incorporates the IB approach. Developed with the IB for the closest link to the IB ethos, this resource helps you engage learners and drive achievement.


  • Creatively cover course content - ideas and examples from English A educators and authentic classroom experiences help you engage learners
  • Drive motivation and achievement - fresh, original teaching ideas help you immerse teenagers in relevant, interesting activities, supporting achievement
  • Accurately prepare for assessments - with insight directly from the IB helping you manage assessment preparation
  • Strengthen student potential - advice on improving learners' grades and achieving curriculum aims helps you progress students to higher attainment levels
  • Fully integrate the IB approach - with support from experienced IB practitioners
  • Developed directly with the IB to ensure the closest link to the IB ethos

This page was last updated on 08 December 2019 at 04:30 GMT

Table of Contents

1: Looking at the course as a whole: Key issues and a few concerns
2: From teacher collaboration to student collaboration
3: Text selection and creative approaches to Written Tasks and Further Oral Activities

4: News analysis in the classroom: Critical discourse analysis approach
5: Hoax headlines and censorious satire
6: Block and accept: Drama techniques that help us analyse language use
7: Using protocols to focus discussion