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Studies in Language and Literature (Group 2) Overview
Studies in Language and Literature (Group 2): Subject Specific Guidance
Language acquisition, including classical languages.
An extended essay (EE) in language acquisition or classical languages gives students the opportunity to pursue their interest in language.
Students working on a language acquisition EE must demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the language, culture and society or literature studied. This understanding must be shown in the form of:
an analysis of a cultural context or a specific text
an analysis of trends in the culture studied and the impact of a cultural change on the form or use of the language
an analysis and comparison of literary texts.
For those undertaking a classical Greek or Latin EE, the focus is on demonstrating an understanding of a relevant or significant aspect of the language, literature and civilization of ancient Greece or Rome.
For a longer general introduction to undertaking an EE in language acquisition, see Language acquisition: An introduction.
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