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School Price: $74.95

Paperback 448 pp.
219 mm x 276 mm



Publication date:
September 2012

Imprint: OUP UK

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IB English B

Kawther Saa'd Aldin, Tiia Tempakka, Jeehan Abu Awad and Kevin Morley

Series : IB Diploma

The only DP English B resource developed with the IB.

Written a team of experienced English B teachers, this text is used by hundreds of teachers worldwide. With the most comprehensive mapping to the most recent syllabus and assessment support directly from the IB, you can trust it to support confident development of the four language skills while progressing exam potential.

Readership : IB Diploma English B students (Grade 11 - 12)


  • "This is a brilliant book.... It will become absolutely standard for English B teachers everywhere; any thoughtful teacher can treat this book as a kind of mini training course in good teaching practice."

    --David Ripley, English B Consultant, InThinking

  • "This English B course book is by far the best resource for the new IB English B course and follows the new syllabus very closely."

    --Trevor Lewis, English Teacher, Dabube International School, Austria

  • "I've got to say that it is really amazing. It's full of good activities and the reading texts are really appealing."

    --Juan Manuel, English Teacher, Deutsche Schule Sankt Thomas Morus, Chile

1.1: Linguistic dominance
1.2: Language & cultural identity
1.3: Self-identity
1.4: Uniforms
2.1: Advertising
2.2: Radio & television
2.3: Advertising effects
2.4: Mental health
2.5: Eating disorders
2.6: Subcultures
3.1: Global warming & science
3.2: Energy conservation
3.3: Computers
3.4: Mobile phones
3.5: Weapons
3.6: International youth festivals
3.7: Book festivals
4. Literature
5. 5.1: Population diversity
5.2: Interlinguistic influence
5.3: Multilingual identity
5.4: Cultural identity
5.5: Language & cultural identity
5.6: Education & minorities
5.7: Prejudice
5.8: Racism
5.9: Prejudice, discrimination & racism
6.1: Tattooing: A tradition
6.2: Workplace dress codes & tattooing
6.3: Media & violence
6.4: Censorship
6.5: Media vs. violence
6.6: Homeschooling & social relationships
7.1: Traditional medicine
7.2: Alternative medicine
7.3: Substance abuse
7.4: Drug abuse
7.5: Education
7.6: Effects of alcoholism on social relationships
8. Literature
9.1: Travel & recreation
9.2: Recreation dangers
9.3: Responsible travelling
9.4: Impact of man on nature
9.5: Environmental awareness
9.6: Social networking
10.1: Renewable energy
10.2: Ethics & science
10.3: Scientific research
10.4: Telephone
10.5: Advertising
10.6: The internet
11. The written assignment
12. Exam Practice 1, 2 & 3
13. Extended Essay

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Special Features

  • The most comprehensive - full coverage on all the core topics and options at SL and HL included.
  • Ensure strong performance - includes support for each part of the exam plus practice on every aspect of the syllabus.
  • Teach fully in line with the IB ethos - links to TOK, international-mindedness and the IB Learner Profile are integrated.
  • You can depend on the authors - written by an English B consultant and a team of experienced English B teachers.
  • Fully develop the four language skills - with in-built support for speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Teach English as a global language - includes extracts from across the English-speaking world, for a truly international feel.
  • Helps students stay on track - bright, colourful and engaging format.