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English A : Literature for the IB Diploma
by Hannah Tyson and Mark Beverley


Overview - The detailed skills development needed for success in English A

A must-have for English A Literature students aiming for the strongest achievement in the course. Focused, challenging and directly aligned with the 2011 syllabus, it is packed with skills development activities, examiner feedback and more to ensure students fully develop all the key skills central to assessment.  Read more...


 
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Overview
The detailed skills development needed for success in English A

A must-have for English A Literature students aiming for the strongest achievement in the course. Focused, challenging and directly aligned with the 2011 syllabus, it is packed with skills development activities, examiner feedback and more to ensure students fully develop all the key skills central to assessment.

- 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
- 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

About the Series:
IB Skills & Practice books are designed to provide IB students with a step-by-step approach to practicing the skills needed for success on exams. Oxford's IB Skills & Practice books are packed with guidance, assessment support, and practical tasks. Aligned with current syllabuses these indispensable books are a must-have for all IB students.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780199129706
  • ISBN-10: 0199129703
  • Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
  • Publish Date: March 2013
  • Page Count: 170
  • Dimensions: 0.25 x 8.75 x 12 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.14 pounds


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