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IB Textual Analysis (Paper 1)

IB Textual Analysis (Paper 1)

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Course Type
This course prepares student for:
  • the textual analysis element of IB Language and Literature (HL/SL) (Paper 1, individual oral and coursework)
This course is a skills and techniques based course, teaching textual analysis. It will not teach student school set texts.

Course Overview
The course will focus on textual analysis of various text types and its techniques, followed by guided technique and skill practices on a wide variety of IB texts. Textual and graphological techniques, analysis and essay writing will be modelled, using IB texts and real IB exam questions.

The student will be taught how to ensure that their essays reflect their analysis, thus meeting the IB criterions.

A wide variety of IB text will be used, including; articles, periodicals, political cartoons, op-eds, editorials, advertisements, infographics from various varied sources such as the New Yorker, National Geographic, government websites etc.

At the end of the course the student:
  • will be able to extract, evaluate and critically analyse the effect of various textual and graphological devices in a variety of text types. They also will be able to use contextual and textual conventions across genres, cultures and time periods to understand and interpret various texts, critically to meet IB criterions.
  • will be able to ensure that their analysis is reflected clearly by picking relevant details, quotes and using focused elaboration to develop analysis. The student will also be able to use precise language and discourse markers to apply the sequencing of ideas and relationships to to effectively convey textual analysis in a cohesive essay, while meeting IB criterions.
  • will be able to comprehend the requirements and rubric for the individual oral and the various coursework tasks required throughout the course and deliver. The student will have gained skills such as verbal and written presentation, and engagement of analyses, enabling them to meet IB criterions.

Express Course

Our express courses are abridged versions of our standard courses.

They are best suited as revision courses for those who have a strong grasp of the subject and looking to achieve the highest grades.

They have a run time of 6 hours, and each lesson is for an hour.

Weaker students might want to use the express course as an overview and then follow that up with ad- hoc tuition on weak areas.

Standard Course

Our standard course, with a run time of 12 hours, is best for those who need more guidance and/or have little to basic understanding of the subject/work.

The course progresses at a moderate pace and all aspects of the subject/work are covered in depth.

Booking Info

On booking you will book your first class on our online booking calendar.

Subsequent classes will be booked during your first class with the master tutor. 

Express Course

We recommend scheduling your crash course lesson hours as following:

  • 1 week revision crash course - 6 sessions (1 hours daily from Monday- Saturday)
  • Weekend revision crash Course - 3 sessions (2 hour sessions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

Standard Course

We recommend scheduling your standard course lesson hours as following:

  • 1 month course- 8 sessions (1.5 hour sessions, 2 times a week) 
  • 3 week course- 8 sessions (1.5 hour session, 3 times a week)

Course customisation

All courses will be customised towards the student and a detailed lesson plan will be drawn up on the first lesson to ensure individual student goals are met.

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