Incorporating a wide range of texts from all over the world, this text covers all the main core topics plus the options to fully address the requirements for English B at both Standard and Higher Level. Linguistic and intercultural communication competencies are thoroughly covered, in line with the syllabus, with support for each externally-assessed paper, the written assignment, the internal assessment as well as TOK and the extended essay included. Students will be
rigorously prepared for assessment; practice and support is included for each part of the exam to help with this. Boosting students' interest and building motivation is also a priority, and an attractive, clear and colourful design helps students to enjoy developing their skills and understand the
*The most comprehensive - full coverage on all the core topics and options at SL and HL included
*Ensure strong performance - includes support for each part of the exam plus practice on every aspect of the syllabus
*Teach fully in line with the IB ethos - links to TOK, international-mindedness and the IB Learner Profile are integrated
*You can depend on the authors - written by an English B consultant and a team of experienced English B teachers
*Fully develop the four language skills - with in-built support for speaking, listening, reading and writing
*Teach English as a global language - includes extracts from across the English-speaking world, for a truly international feel
*Helps students stay on track - bright, colourful and engaging format
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.
Kawther is the English B Chief Examiner as well as an examiner for English A: Language and Literature and the Extended Essay in Group 2. She is a DP workshop leader who had led/ facilitated a number of workshops be them face-to-face or online ones. Kawther has also been the DP coordinator and an English B teacher at an international school in Amman, Jordan.
1.1 Linguistic dominance ; 1.2 Language & cultural identity ; 1.3 Self-identity ; 1.4 Uniforms ; 2.1 Advertising ; 2.2 Radio & television ; 2.3 Advertising effects ; 2.4 Mental health ; 2.5 Eating disorders ; 2.6 Subcultures ; 3.1 Global warming & science ; 3.2 Energy conservation ; 3.3 Computers ; 3.4 Mobile phones ; 3.5 Weapons ; 3.6 International youth festivals ; 3.7 Book festivals ; 4. Literature ; 5.1 Population diversity ; 5.2 Interlinguistic influence ; 5.3 Multilingual identity ; 5.4 Cultural identity ; 5.5 Language & cultural identity ; 5.6 Education & minorities ; 5.7 Prejudice ; 5.8 Racism ; 5.9 Prejudice, discrimination & racism ; 6.1 Tattooing: A tradition ; 6.2 Workplace dress codes & tattooing ; 6.3 Media & violence ; 6.4 Censorship ; 6.5 Media vs. violence ; 6.6 Homeschooling & social relationships ; 7.1 Traditional medicine ; 7.2 Alternative medicine ; 7.3 Substance abuse ; 7.4 Drug abuse ; 7.5 Education ; 7.6 Effects of alcoholism on social relationships ; 8. Literature ; 9.1 Travel & recreation ; 9.2 Recreation dangers ; 9.3 Responsible travelling ; 9.4 Impact of man on nature ; 9.5 Environmental awareness ; 9.6 Social networking ; 10.1 Renewable energy ; 10.2 Ethics & science ; 10.3 Scientific research ; 10.4 Telephone ; 10.5 Advertising ; 10.6 The internet ; 11. The written assignment ; 12. Exam Practice 1, 2 & 3 ; 13. Extended Essay