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There is a wealth of information on the internet that you could use to help your English studies – some of it useful, some of it not. I have created this website to make it easier for you to access additional materials to help you develop your knowledge, skills and understandings in English class.

If you find other useful and/or interesting resources, please let me know.

tdixon@stmaur.ac.jp

Grade 9 English

Here is the full overview for the year. Please let me know if you have any questions or you see any errors. You can also find more information about the assessments on the assessment page.

Basically there are five major units for the year:

Sem 1:

  1. Poetry
  2. Research

Sem 2:

  1. Graphic Novel (Maus)
  2. A Play (A Raisin in the Sun)
  3. Intro to IGCSE

Grade 12 IB English Lang/Lit

Here’s an overview of the full two-year course.

The course will follow a very similar format to last year. The first semester will be primarily focusing on Language Studies. You can read more about that on the Language and Culture page. The latter part of the first semester and most of the second semester will be focusing on Literature: Texts and Contexts. The study of the graphic novel Persepolis will begin in November and The Great Gatsby will be studied in the second semester, after the mid-year exams.

You can find out more about the exams and other assessments on the assessment page.

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