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Oxford IB Skills and Practice: English A: Literature for the IB Diploma

Build skills directly relevant to IB assessment

Hannah Tyson and Mark Beverley

Suitable for:  IB Diploma Programme (age 16-18)

Price:  £29.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-912970-6
Publication date: 24/01/2013
Paperback: 176 pages
Dimensions: 297x210mm

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This book is a must-have for English A Literature students aiming for the strongest achievement in the course. Focused, challenging and directly aligned with the current syllabus, it is packed with skills development activities, examiner feedback and more to ensure students fully develop all the key skills central to assessment.


  • 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 - 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 authors of the most recent syllabus
  • Take a balanced approach - includes lots of 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 most recent 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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Table of Contents

1: The skills of close reading
2: Part 1: Works in translation
3: Part 2: Detailed study
4: Part 3: Literary genres
5: Part 4: Options