11-LANGUAGE: Fri 06-Nov

Hey everybody,

the PREP is:

  • Complete flashcards/quizlet for revising the 5 subsystems
  • Be sure to complete and submit any overdue Assessment Tasks

EDMOB out

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11-LANGUAGE: Fri 30-Oct

As we uncover how languages and their speakers differ from one another, we discover that human natures too can differ dramatically, depending on the languages we speak.- BORODITSKY

The PREP this weekend is:

  • Prepare for your essay
  • Ensure you have a help sheet and at least 2 quotes from your own research
  • Revise

EDMOB out.

11-LANGUAGE: Mon 19-Oct

Hi everyone,

the PREP is:

  • Complete pre-readings [due Friday]
  • See EDMOB about any overdue ASSESSMENT TASKS (Timeline, Ad comparison, English variety research task, or scrapbooks)
  • Come to support sessions Monday and Wednesday lunch if you need help catching up.

EDMOB out

12-LITERATURE: Mon 19-Oct

Hi everyone,

The PREP this week is:

  • Come to our regular classes during SWOTVAC there will be revision activities organised.
  • There will be revision lectures on Mondays at lunch
  • Complete plan and openings for 2015 VATE extracts on Dark Roots [due Thursday]
  • Set up visual revision resources on texts you aim to respond to.

EDMOB out

11-LANGUAGE: Mon 12-Oct

“If you standardize all these signs, you not only take away the little giggle you get while strolling in the park but you lose a window into the Chinese mind,” said Mr. Radtke, who is the author of a pair of picture books that feature giggle-worthy Chinglish signs in their natural habitat.

The PREP this week is:

  • Finalise bibliography and research
  • Complete W2 pre-readings
  • Be ready to submit research task at end of Friday’s class

EDMOB out

12-LITERATURE: Mon 12-Oct

The sea is both the reservoir of their riches and the incarnation of their never-ending strife, a harvest and a grisly reaping both. Thus the sea reflects the tapestries and Clytaemnestra’s victim, the deadliness beneath the surface grandeur of the fabrics and the man. – Fagles

The PREP this week is:

  • email me when finished poem resources
  • add opening sentences as comment to Friday’s homework post
  • revise
  • write practice exams to receive feedback

EDMOB out

11-LANGUAGE: Fri 09-Oct

My answer is yes and no. To give millions a knowledge of English is to enslave them. The foundation that Macaulay laid of education has enslaved us. I do not suggest that he had any such intention, but that has been the result. Is not a sad commentary that we should have to speak of Home Rule in a foreign tongue?- Gandhi

The PREP is:

  • Complete W2 pre-readings [due Friday]
  • Complete some research on your variety [before Monday]
  • Submit any overdue assessment tasks