COD 2020 - S608

Songs of Ourselves Volume 2, Part 2 (15 poems - IGCSE 2019/20/21)

IGCSE Literature teachers and poetry lovers

4 sesiones, inicia: 23-Abr

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Ciclo: 2020
Nivel: Secundaria
Idioma: Inglés
Estado: Pospuesto
Lugar: ESSARP - Deheza 3139, CABA
Capacitador/es: Ms. Beatriz Koessler MA
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Sesiones Fechas Inicia Termina
1 23 Abril 2020 05:30 pm 08:30 pm
2 30 Abril 2020 05:30 pm 08:30 pm
3 07 Mayo 2020 05:30 pm 08:30 pm
4 21 Mayo 2020 05:30 pm 08:30 pm


Beatriz Koessler

Beatriz holds an MA in Literary Linguistics from the University of Nottingham, Uk. She was a lecturer in British Literature and Literature in the Language Class at both I.S.P. "J. V. González" and I.E.S. en Lenguas Vivas "J. R. Fernández" for more than thirty years. She has worked as a materials designer for the British Council and for Pearson Education. She's co-author of the Storyline series.
IGCSE Literature teachers and poetry lovers
The aim of this course will be to help teachers become less intimidated by the IGCSE Song of Ourselves poetry section in the belief that:
- as the themes of poetry are universal their students will be able to establish links between their world and the "world" of the poems.
- poetry is the genre which offers the greatest interpretive freedom.
- the conciseness of the poems will allow teachers to delve into their syntactic and lexical components in a short teaching period.
Kofi Awoonor, ‘The Sea Eats the Land at Home’

Robert Bridges, ‘London Snow’

Billy Collins, ‘Afternoon with Irish Cows’

David Constantine, ‘Watching for Dolphins’

William Cowper, ‘The Poplar-Field’

Allen Curnow, ‘You will Know When You Get There’

Gerard Manley Hopkins, ‘The Caged Skylark’

Elizabeth Jennings, ‘In Praise of Creation’

John Keats, ‘Ode on Melancholy’

Philip Larkin, ‘Coming’

Ruth Pitter, ‘Stormcock in Elder’

Peter Reading, ‘Cetacean’

Edna St Vincent Millay, ‘The Buck in the Snow’

Charlotte Smith, ‘Written Near a Port on a Dark Evening’

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, ‘The Kraken’
A blend of text-oriented and reader-oriented approaches for participants to be able to respond as freely as possible to the words of each text.
Articles on specific poems will be provided along the course.