COD 2023 - D896

Webinar - Making Smart Choices: How to select the right IGCSE option (Set texts for IGCSE Literature 2024/2025)

IGCSE Literature teachers wanting to receive information and engage in a debate on the options for 2024 and 2025 IGCSE Literature exam

1 sessions, start: 17-Nov

Course detail

Year: 2023
Level: Distance
Language: English
Status: Ended
Lugar: Distance
Facilitator/s: Ms. Julia Fernández Armendariz, Mrs. Maria Victoria Llera
Print course
ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
Free of charge
Non affiliate
Free of charge


Sessions Dates Start Finish
1 17 November 2023 05:30 pm 07:30 pm


Julia Fernández Armendariz

Julia Fernández Armendariz graduated as an English teacher from IES en Lenguas Vivas Juan R. Fernández, where she also completed specialisation courses in English Literature and British History. She holds a BA in Education from Universidad Nacional de Quilmes and a Postgraduate Certificate in English Studies from The University of Nottingham, England. Her areas of specialty include Postcolonial Studies, Border Theory and Historical Fiction. She teaches Literature II and Cultural Studies at IES en Lenguas Vivas "Juan R. Fernández", and English Literature and Culture at ENS en Lenguas Vivas "Sofia B. Spangenberg". She also works at Secondary school level.

Maria Victoria Llera

Victoria Llera is a Graduate Teacher of English from I. E. S en Lenguas Vivas "J. R. Fernández" and holds a BA in English Language from the University of San Martín. She is currently specializing in English Literature II and Literary Movements of the Twentieth Century at the I.E.S.L.V. “Juan Ramón Fernández” while teaching IGCSE/AS at Colegio Jesus Maria, Recoleta. She has taught IB Language B and has been working at the University of Buenos Aires, School of Philosophy and Letters, teaching language and delivering courses on Postcolonial Literature for the last six years.
IGCSE Literature teachers wanting to receive information and engage in a debate on the
options for 2024 and 2025 IGCSE Literature exam
- To explore set texts for IGCSE Literature selection 2024/2025 by providing
background information on author and context, a general overview of plot and major
themes exposed to determine how age appropriate each text may be.
- To comment on the options for poetry: Songs of Ourselves versus single-author selections.
- To look into Drama alternatives by considering author, setting, language, themes and
degree of relatability with students of specific age groups.
- To share teaching experiences regarding previous selections, how they worked in class,
student response to them and general criteria for text selection.
- Presentation of Set Texts for Literature IGCSE 2024/2025 for Poetry, Prose and
- Introduction to the authors, genre, plot, themes and linguistic complexities of each choice.

- Discussion of the pros and cons of each choice regarding target age, time needed for in-
depth analysis and suitability of each text for a passage-based exam.

- Sharing of experiences, advice and personal views.
- Workshop: Presentation and discussion.
Go back