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Course overview: Language & Literature 2013-15

PART 1
Language in
the cultural
context
SL: 40
HL: 60

TOPIC

ASSESSMENT

TOPIC

ASSESSMENT

Language & Power

Written Task
Further Oral Activity

Popular culture

Written Task
Paper 1 practice

Language &
communities

Further Oral Activity


Paper 1 practice

Speeches &
Campaigns

Further Oral Activity


Paper 1 practice

Media institutions

Written Task

HL only:
Language & the
individual

Written Task 2

PART 2
Language and
mass
communication
SL: 40
HL: 60

HL only:
Extension on the
above

PART 3
Literature
texts and
contexts
SL: 40
HL: 70

TEXTS (2 SL; 3 HL)

ASSESSMENT

TEXTS (2 SL; 3 HL)

We Yevgeny
Zamyatin

Paper 2 practice
Paper 1 practice

Hamlet William
Shakespeare

The Handmaids Tale


Margaret Atwood

Paper 2 Practice
Paper 1 practice

The Worlds Wife


Carol Ann Duffy

HL only:
1984 George
Orwell

ASSESSMENT

Individual Oral
Commentary

PART 4
Literature
critical study
SL: 30
HL: 50

HL only:
Paper 2 practice

SL ASSESMENT REQUIREMENTS
External Assessment
Exam: Paper 1 textual analysis (1.5 hours)
Exam: Paper 2 Essay (1.5 hours)
1 x Written Task
Internal Assessment
1 x Further Oral Activity

Selected Poems EE
Cummings (studied
in G11)

Written Task 1
Written Task 2

HL ASSESMENT REQUIREMENTS
External Assessment
Exam: Paper 1 Comparative textual analysis (2 hours)
Exam: Paper 2 Essay (2 hours)
2 x Written Task (1 x creative; 1 x critical response)
Internal Assessment
1 x Further Oral Activity

Individual Oral Commentary

Individual Oral Commentary