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English B


To encourage DP2 students to reflect on their own learning and refresh their knowledge of the course

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In a few words, what is the focus of IBDP English B?
2. Poll
60 seconds
In IBDP English B HL, what is the main focus of the course?
  • Developing language skills for practical use in everyday situations and academic contexts
  • Analyzing complex grammatical structures
  • Studying classic literature from around the world
  • I don't know
3. Poll
60 seconds
What is one of the aims of the English B course?
  • Developing intercultural understanding
  • Preparing students for careers in journalism
  • Enhancing creative writing skills
4. Slide
60 seconds
Did you know?
5. Poll
60 seconds
How many prescribed Themes are there in English B?
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • None
6. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following is not an Engish B Theme?
  • Experiences
  • Human Creativity
  • Social Organisation
  • Identities
7. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following Themes have we not covered in class yet?
  • Identities
  • Sharing the Planet
  • Experiences
  • Social Organisation
  • Human Ingenuity
8. Open question
240 seconds
What is meant by conceptual understanding? List the 5 key concepts.
9. Poll
60 seconds
Paper 1 includes Reading and Listening comprehension tasks
  • True
  • False
10. Poll
60 seconds
In the Writing Paper (Paper 1), students must choose one task from a choice of three optional tasks. Each task includes three optional text types - students must choose the most appropriate text type to fulfill the task.
  • True
  • False
11. Open question
180 seconds
How much time do students have for Paper 1 and how many words SHOULD they write?
12. Open question
300 seconds
What are some of the challenges and opportunities that come with studying English B in an international context?
13. Open question
300 seconds
What strategies have you seen used effectively to learn and understand the material in English B?
14. Open question
300 seconds
What have you learned about yourself and your understanding of language through studying English B?
15. Open question
300 seconds
How has studying English B influenced your writing and your ability to communicate effectively?
16. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a monkey brushing its teeth with a toothbrush and a banana
17. Drawings
960 seconds
Question: You are an English B HL student. How can you make the most of the experience and build strong study habits? Clues: • Think about what you need to do to understand the material. • Create a timeline for when to study, take tests, and do assignments. • Take advantage of the resources available to you. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Make a poster that outlines helpful study tips for the IBDP English B Subject Brief. B. Make a chart that shows the different types of assignments and when they are due.
18. Poll
60 seconds
What are some key assessment components mentioned in the Subject Guide?
  • Group projects and presentations only
  • Written tasks, oral assessments, and reading and listening comprehension tests
  • Multiple-choice exams only
19. Poll
60 seconds
There is no Internal Assessment in English B
  • True
  • False
  • I don't know
  • I don't need to know
20. Poll
30 seconds
Which statement is true according to the IBDP English B Subject Guide?
  • There are no written exams in this subject.
  • The course focuses primarily on grammar drills and vocabulary memorization.
  • The course encourages students to explore social and cultural issues through literature.
  • You can only read one of the two literary works
21. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What do you think are the key skills that you need to develop in order to be successful in the IBDP English B course this year?

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