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The aims of MYP Language and Literature are to encourage and enable students to:

  • use language as a vehicle for thought, creativity, reflection, learning, self-expression, analysis and social interaction
  • develop the skills involved in listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing and presenting in a variety of contexts
  • develop critical, creative and personal approaches to studying and analysing literary and non-literary texts
  • engage with texts from different historical periods and a variety of cultures
  • explore and analyse aspects of personal, host and other cultures through literary and non-literary texts
  • explore language through a variety of media and modes
  • develop a lifelong interest in reading
  • apply linguistic and literary concepts and skills in a variety of authentic contexts

MYP Language and Literature A prepares students for higher education courses such as the IB Diploma and subsequent entry to universities worldwide. As part of our Post-16 Programme we offer IB Diploma Language A - Language and Literature (English) and Literature (Russian), where English or Russian is a student’s mother tongue or where the student speaks and understands as a native; and Language B, where English or Russian is a student’s second language.


The International School of Azerbaijan

AZ1070 | Yeni Yasamal | Royal Park | Baku Azerbaijan  
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