IB Language A: Literature, Higher Level, Year 2 (Grade 12)
The course embarks on the first year of IB Language A: Literature, Higher Level in preparation for the IB A1 English examinations. Students will read, write, listen, and speak with analytical and critical profundity, practicing and developing skills that address a range of genres, styles, eras, contexts, and concepts. The second year of this course includes six primary texts, a selection of pertinent literary criticism and poetry, and a multitude of secondary sources that examine the intricacies of cross-cultural context and understanding. During the course of this year, students will complete the Individual Oral Commentary and the Written Assignment, while preparing for the Paper 1 and Paper 2 in addition to various other in-class activities and assignments. Students will not only read with an acute critical eye, but will write, debate, perform, research, and create essential connections between story, self, society and the world at large.