Are you preparing for the IBDP English A exam? NTK Academic Group has guided IBDP students to exam success for 28 years. Our English teaching specialists, who were graduated from top schools, such as University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, University of London, McGill University, etc, have some valuable techniques to share with you, helping you ace your exam. Check them out below!
Refer to the guiding question to first understand the denotations of the text.
Start each body paragraph with a robust topic sentence that includes a linguistic/stylistic feature and its intended effect.
Delve deeper into the connotations embedded within literary or non-literary techniques.
Derive the author’s intentions that are typically in line with conventions of the text.
End the body paragraph with an evaluation to argue the extent to which the authorial choice was effective.
Quote and analyse at least three stylistic choices.
Remember, practice makes perfect! Incorporate these techniques into your exam preparation and boost your performance in IBDP English A Paper 1. Good luck to you all!