Cambridge IB Eng Lit/Lang Bridging Programme
The Cambridge IB English Language and Literature Bridging Program is taught by in-house instructor Jen Chan and led by two Cambridge academics, Dr Karen Ottewell and Dr Clare Lynch. Lessons will take place both on-site and over two online seminars, during which students will be taught on all four parts of the IB English Language and Literature curriculum:
- Language in Cultural Context
- Language and Mass Communication
- Literature: Texts and Contexts
- Literature: Critical Study
Guided by the instructors, the students will focus on themes, skills and topics ranging from the history of English, the relationship between dialect, culture, identity and power, literary movements and criticism, literary devices and close reading etc. At the end of the course, students will have completed multiple written essays that they may choose to adapt and use for Standard Level (SL) and Higher Level (HL) assessment tasks.
This is an academically rigorous program for high-achievers and students who want that extra ‘edge’ in their study of English Language and Literature. Those who would like a taste of Oxbridge learning and top level humanities instruction will find much to benefit from the course.