Oxford IB Diploma Programme: English A: Literature Course Companion (Oxford IB Diploma Programme)

Oxford IB Diploma Programme: English A: Literature Course Companion (Oxford IB Diploma Programme)

By: Mark Beverley (author), Hannah Tyson (author)Paperback

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Written by experienced IB workshop leaders and authors of the new syllabus including Hannah Tyson, this book addresses all the requirements of the 2011 course at both standard and higher level. The most comprehensive, academic and engaging, it will build knowledge, skills and confidence. Literature in translation and the close reading of different genres are a focus, in line with the new syllabus, and assessment support direct from the IB along with strategies for reading and writing, model examples and marked assessments ensure exceptional achievement. TOK, the Extended Essay and close mapping to the learner profile is included. *Developed with the IB so you can trust in the most accurate match to the syllabus *The most comprehensive and written by authors of the most recent syllabus *Evocative activities develop the highest levels of critical thought, truly in line with the IB philosophy *A huge selection of fiction and non-fiction texts will engage students and stimulate learning *Activities help students develop the key skills and knowledge they need, including understanding and writing literary criticism, creating oral and written commentaries and preparing for the oral presentation *Unrivalled assessment support, straight from the IB, including model answers to support top achievement About the series: The only DP resources developed directly with the IB, the Oxford IB Course Books are the most comprehensive core resources to support learners through their study. Fully incorporating the learner profile, resources are assessed by consulting experts in international-mindedness and TOK to ensure these crucial components are deeply embedded into learning.


1. Nine propositions about reading ; 2. The Golden Triangle: three vectors for writing with style ; 3. Close reading as a practice ; 4. Tackling Paper 1 ; 5. The individual oral commentary ; 6. The individual oral presentation ; 7. Literature in translation ; 8. Writing: completing the assessment ; 9. Conventions and genre ; 10. Drama ; 11. Poetry ; 12. The novel and short story ; 13. Prose other than fiction: the autobiography ; 14. Prose other than fiction: the travel narrative ; 15. Prose other than fiction: the essay ; 16. How to write an essay for the Paper 2 exam ; 17. The extended essay

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780198390084
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780198390084
  • weight: 854
  • ISBN10: 0198390084

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