Course title

Cambridge IGCSE English/Literature Honors 4


Cambridge IGCSE English/Language

Course description

The focus of Cambridge IGCSE English/Literature enables students to read; interpret and evaluate texts through the study of literature in English. They develop an understanding of literal meaning; relevant contexts and of the deeper themes or attitudes that may be expressed. Through their studies; students learn to recognize and appreciate the ways in which writers use English to achieve a range of effects enabling them to present an informed; personal response to the material they have studied. The syllabus also encourages the exploration of wider and universal issues; promoting students? better understanding of themselves and of the world around them. A portfolio will include two assignments; and the highly successful student will demonstrate an ability to sustain a perceptive and convincing response with well-chosen details and references to the text. The student will also demonstrate a clear critical/analytical understanding of the author?s intentions and the text?s deeper implications as well as the attitudes it displays while communicating a considered and reflective personal response to the text.

School country

United States

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High school

Willow Canyon High School

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Approved competency code

  • ENGL
  • 4 years of English

Approved date

Online / Virtual