A dynamic and engaging course with relevant, authentic texts accompanied by creative activities. Explore the five new themes - Identities, Experiences, Human Ingenuity, Social Organisation and Sharing the Planet - with this clearly-structured coursebook. With over 50 per cent new content, lots of text handling exercises and more than 15 audio handling exercises for listening practice, this book helps students tackle the updated English B for the IB Diploma syllabus. Sample exam material, new content for SL and HL oral assessments and references to online videos provide opportunities for students to develop their skills. Answers to coursebook questions are in the teacher's resource and audio for the listening practice is online.
Introduction; Section 1: Themes: Chapter 1: Identities: Unit 1.1 - Citizens of the world; Unit 1.2 - Identity and belief; Unit 1.3 - Beauty and self-esteem; Chapter 2: Experiences: Unit 2.1 - Pilgrimage; Unit 2.2 - Extreme sports; Unit 2.3 - Migration; Chapter 3: Human ingenuity: Unit 3.1 - Future humans; Unit 3.2 - Technology and human interaction; Unit 3.3 - Redefining art; Chapter 4: Social organisation: Unit 4.1 - Minorities and education; Unit 4.2 - Power to the people; Unit 4.3 - Partners for life; Chapter 5: Sharing the planet: Unit 5.1 - Ending poverty; Unit 5.2 - Climate change; Unit 5.3 - Peace and conflict; Section 2: Text types: Chapter 6: Exploring text types: Unit 6.1 - Letter to the editor; Unit 6.2 - Review; Unit 6.3 - Blog; Unit 6.4 - Speeches; Unit 6.5 - News report; Unit 6.6 - Brochure; Unit 6.7 - Guidelines; Unit 6.8 - Official report; Section 3: Assessment: Chapter 7: Unit 7.1 - Paper 1; Unit 7.2 - Paper 2; Unit 7.3 - Internal assessment.