IB Diploma English Language and Literature

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 112
Qualification Type International Baccalaureate Diploma
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

WEnglish enables students to become critical readers and thinkers, engaging in ongoing analysis and discussions of important worldwide themes like power, rebellion, justice, compassion, and equality. Regardless of what you want to study after Sixth Form, English provides you with the skills to critically read, respond to, and produce texts. Studying English improves open-mindedness, intercultural understanding and communication, all crucial in our modern world. The IB emphasises the importance of critical thinking, reflection, and understanding of culture. English Language and Literature develops these mindsets through close reading of texts, being able to relate a text to its form, genre, audience, and context of production, and reading texts from a variety of sources all around the globe 

Details

Whilst studying English Language and Literature IB, students develop:
  • skills to critically read, respond to, and produce texts
  • improves open-mindedness, intercultural understanding and communication, all crucial in our modern world
  • creates skilled communicators, critical thinkers, and empathic team workers
  • their interest in and enthusiasm for the subject, including developing an interest in further study and careers associated with the subject
  • skills and habits that are relevant across a huge variety of sectors

How will it be delivered?

Assessment - 2 external exams, 2 coursework pieces, 3 oral commentaries

  • Part 1: Language in cultural context

  • Part 2: Language and mass communication

  • Part 3: Literature - texts and contexts

  • Part 4: Literature - critical study

Entry requirements

Minimum of 5 9-5 grades in GCSE examinations including English and Maths

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