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English Literature – I/GCSE & IB

To Be Assessed Individually

English Literature (I/GCSE (Cambridge), IB SL/ HL)/ Language and Literature – Overview

Our English Literature courses and tutoring classes are available in small groups to benefit from the interaction with fellow classmates or in private classes to enjoy the undivided attention of our teachers and also learn at the student’s own pace.

The courses and lessons are designed for secondary school students in the years 9-13.

For further details please find the tab of the examination which your kid is preparing for.

IGCSE (Cambridge / EDEXCEL / AQA / OCR)

Target Audience

  • For Students in Year 9/10/11

Features

  • Reading, interpretation and evaluation of texts through the study of literature in English
  • Development of an understanding of literal meaning, relevant contexts and of the deeper themes or attitudes that may be expressed
  • Encouragement of the exploration of wider and universal issues, promoting learners’ better understanding of themselves and of the world around them
  • Exam technique improvement: effective question analysis, time management
  • Review of all relevant texts
  • Past Paper Exercises
  • Guidance, marking and evaluation of the students’ performance


English Literature IB SL/ HL

Target Audience

  • For Students in Year 12/13

Description

  • Literature is the same at SL and HL but there are significant quantitative and qualitative differences between the levels.
  • SL students are required to study 10 works, whereas HL students are required to study 13.
  • Two of the assessment tasks for SL are less demanding than the comparable HL tasks.

Features

  • Introduce students to a range of texts from different periods, styles and genres
  • Develop the students’ powers of expression, both in oral and written communication
  • Encourage, through the study of texts, an appreciation of the different perspectives of people from other cultures, and how these perspectives construct meaning
  • Exam technique improvement: effective question analysis, time management
  • encourage students to appreciate the formal, stylistic and aesthetic qualities of texts
  • develop in students an understanding of the techniques involved in literary criticism
  • develop the students’ ability to form independent literary judgments and to support those ideas
  • Oral Exam simulation (e.g. formal oral commentary)
  • Past Paper Exercises
  • Guidance, marking and evaluation of the students’ performance

 

English Language and Literature IB SL/ HL

Target Audience

  • For Students in Year 12/13

Description

  • Language and literature is the same at SL and HL, but there are significant quantitative and qualitative differences between the levels.
  • In the literature sections the number of texts prescribed is greater at HL than at SL.
  • In the language sections students are generally expected to cover many more texts of all kinds at HL than at SL.

Features

  • Introduce students to a range of texts from different periods, styles and genres
  • Develop the students’ powers of expression, both in oral and written communication
  • Encourage, through the study of texts, an appreciation of the different perspectives of people from other cultures, and how these perspectives construct meaning
  • Exam technique improvement: effective question analysis, time management
  • encourage students to appreciate the formal, stylistic and aesthetic qualities of texts
  • Past Paper Exercises
  • Guidance, marking and evaluation of the students’ performance

Enrol

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