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IB Language A Literature SL - Self-taught

(2-year course)

Grades: 11-12 (two-year course)

Subject Area/Course Credit: World Language, 1 credit each year

Prerequisite: Language fluency

In the language A Literature course, students will learn about the various manifestations of literature as a powerful mode of writing across cultures and throughout history. They will explore and develop an understanding of factors that contribute to the production and reception of literature. Students will focus exclusively on literary texts, adopting a variety of approaches to textual criticism. Students who would like to take this course in their first language, although this language is not taught in a classroom at ZIS, will have the opportunity to study this language as a School Supported Self-taught student. They will be expected to meet the same syllabus requirements as for taught SL students. ZIS will support students who decide to take this class. The school will provide a list of competent tutors in that language and ensure that this class is scheduled in the student’s school timetable.