Scholar English curriculum insights - Book Club

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Scholar English curriculum insights - Book Club

  • OISE England
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Books

Book Club Vivas


Each week students choose a language-levelled book, read it in its entirety overnight and defend their understanding in a viva voce the following day. Tutors and peers use prompts to explore and interrogate whether the reader has properly digested the plot and considered the issues it poses. Book Club provides extensive reading practice for the consolidation of language at each student’s individual level, a broadening of students’ literary culture and practice in responding to the kinds of probing questions raised at a viva voce. Titles range from the works of classic authors to contemporary fiction to informational prose.