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Stamoplysninger til brug ved prøver til gymnasiale uddannelser
Termin(er) 2019/20 - 2020/21
Institution Øregård Gymnasium
Fag og niveau Engelsk B
Lærer(e) Helle Birk
Hold 2019 En/z (1z En, 2z En)

Oversigt over gennemførte forløb
Titel A Grundforløbet: Fitting In?I
Titel B New Yorkers (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)
Titel C 9/11 (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)
Titel D Rap (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)
Titel E Inequality (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)
Titel F The Presidential Election 2020 (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)
Titel G "Disgrace"  by J.M. Coetzee (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)
Titel H Doping (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)
Titel I The Roaring Twenties  (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)

Beskrivelse af de enkelte forløb (1 skema for hvert forløb)
Titel A Grundforløbet: Fitting In?I


Fitting In?I
Marc Michell: The New Girl (2001)
Penelope Lively: Clara's Day (1986)
Wendy Cope: Tich Miller (1986)
John Wain: Manhood (1966)
Penelope Lively: The Happiest Days of Our Lives (1978)¨
Shirley Jackson: Charles (1949)
Gabriella Tortes and Kimberly Korberger: Gabby, you're Soooo Skinny (1997)

Extras:
Toolbox for literary analysis
Vi har arbejdet grammatisk med fokus på ordvalg, standardsprog overfor variation og emnerne verbalformer og substantiver, herunder genitivreglerne
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 0 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
Titel B New Yorkers (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)

New Yorkers -
NYC from the point of view  of a famous writer and two youths, and as depicted in the novel and television series Sex and the City
1. Paul Auster: NYC=USA
(Source: Paul Auster: Collected Prose pp. 508-510 Faber & Faber. 2003)
2. Candace Bushnell: Sex and the City. Kap. 1. My Unsentimental Education: Love in Manhattan? I Don’t Think So.
(Abacus.1996)
3. Lamar Lewin. Adult and Employed But Living With Mom article
(Source: New York Times, December 22, 2003)
4. Melissa Bank: The Toy Bar
(Source: Melissa Bank: The Wonder Spot. Viking. 2005)

Extras:
Seinfeld: The Glasses (1993) season 5, episode 3
Sex and the City (1998): Season 1, episode 1 titled: Sex and the City

Forløbet udgør 18 moduler af i alt 157 moduler i et 2-årigt undervisningsforløb
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: 20,00 moduler
Dækker over: 18 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
  • Individuelt arbejde
  • Lærerstyret undervisning
Titel C 9/11 (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)

9/11 -
New York City in the aftermath of the attacks on the Twin Towers from different perspectives
1.Paul Auster: Random Notes: September 11-2001-4:00P PM
(Source : Paul Auster: Collected Prose pp. 505-506 Faber & Faber. 2003)
2.Michael Moore: The United States of Boo! non-fiction
(Source: Michael Moore: Dude, Where’s My country?, Warner Books. 2003, Chap 4 pp. 95-101, 2 .afsnit..USA! USA!)
3. Don DeLillo: ”Still-Life” (2007) short story
(Source: The New Yorker, April 9, 2007)
4. Thomas L. Friedman: Smoking or Non-smoking? non-fiction
(Source: Thomas L. Friedman: Longitudes & Attitudes. Exploring the World after September 11. Thorndike Press 2003)

Extras:
Stephen Daldry: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2012)

Forløbet udgør 12 moduler af i alt 157 moduler i et 2-årigt undervisningsforløb
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: 12,00 moduler
Dækker over: 12 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
  • Individuelt arbejde
  • Lærerstyret undervisning
Titel D Rap (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)

Rap and Hip-Hop culture and lingo -
a study of the genre with a focus on the class and race aspect  and on Cardi B as a female rapper in the age of  the Me-too movement

1. Public enemy:
Fight the power (1990)

2. Tupac
a) Brenda’s Got a Baby (1991)
b) Changes (1993)

3.                                                                                                                               
Eminem:
Lose Yourself (2003)

4. Kendrick Lamar:
a) The Blacker the Berry (2015)
b) How Much a Dollar Cost (2015)

5.Cardi B:
Bodak Yellow (2017)




Definition from collinsdictionary.com:
hip-hop in British
noun
a US pop culture movement originating in the 1980s comprising rap music, graffiti, and break dancing
hip-hop in American
US
noun
1.
a form of popular music that originated among inner-city African-American youths in the 1980s, drawing on rap, funk, street sounds, and fragments of melody and rhythm borrowed from previously recorded sources
2.
the culture or a fashion, dance, etc. associated with this music
Travis Scott

Forløbet udgør 21 moduler af i alt 157 moduler i et 2-årigt undervisningsforløb (delvist gennemgået under COVID-19)
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: 20,00 moduler
Dækker over: 21 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
  • Gruppearbejde
  • Projektarbejde
Titel E Inequality (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)

Inequality and women's Rights in Women's literature -
the fight for suffrage during the Edwardian Period compared to  the fight for equality during the 1960s and 1970s

Texts:
1.Emmeline Pankhurst: Freedom or Death (1913) – et uddrag
2. Sylvia Plath: The Applicant (1962)
3. Gail Collins: Worst Sex* (pp. 10-14) (2011
4. Hillary Clinton. Her Way: The Biograhy, In to Win (pp.43-51)
(Source: Helle Birk: American Issues. Systime 2008)

Extras:
a. Molly Jong-Fast: They Had Sex So I Didn’t Have To* (pp. 217-221)
b. Upstairs, downstairs (1972): A Special Mischief, sæson 2,afsnit 10
https://forlagetcolumbus.dk/boeger/engelsksamfundsfag/links-literature-past-and-present/the-edwardian-period/upstairs-downstairs/
c. DR-program: Vejen er lang, afsnit to: Kvindehus og ligeløn
https://www.dr.dk/drtv/se/vejen-er-lang-_-kvindehus-og-ligeloen-_2_4__204009
d.Erica Jong Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfF1X54J9UM
e. Paul Weitz: Grandma DVD (2015)

(Source: Texts 1-4 and text a: Helle Birk: LINKS. Forlaget Columbus. 2015)

Forløbet udgør 21 moduler af i alt 157 moduler i et 2-årigt undervisningsforløb (delvist gennemgået under COVID-19)
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: 20,00 moduler
Dækker over: 21 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
  • Faglige
  • Søge information
  • Skrive
  • Diskutere
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
  • Individuelt arbejde
  • Lærerstyret undervisning
Titel F The Presidential Election 2020 (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)

Curriculum:

Helle Birk: The Election of the American President, non-fiction, 2008
(Source: Helle Birk: American Issues. Systime 200()
Lionel Shriver :"Making America Great Again"  (2017)
https://www.newstatesman.com/culture/fiction/2017/04/making-america-great-again-new-short-story-lionel-shriver


Extras:
Primary Colors DVD

Micah Hauser:  In Memoriam: The Handshake. In the era of the coronavirus, pressing the flesh has become verboten. The peace sign, the hand-on-heart, and the elbow bump are ready to fill in.
(Source: The New Yorker, 27. April, 2020)

Primary Colours - an excerpt about the handshake
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEdMlCswcjM

Forløbet har fokus på elevernes egen research og præsentation af emnet efter følgende model: Der arbejdes med The Campaign trail  2020 på den måde, at til hver gang har 1-3 af eleverne lavet en præsentation, hvor de frit fra leveren fortæller om et aspekt af præsidentvalget - efter eget valg. Der kan efter eget valg fokuseres på en tale fra det Republikanske eller Demokratiske konvent, nyhedsdækningen fra fx CNN eller FOX, Joe Biden/Kamala Harris, Trump/Mike Pence etc. Et valgtema som abort, the Green New Deal, dreamers etc.

Forløbet udgør 23 moduler af i alt 157 moduler i et 2-årigt undervisningsforløb (delvist gennemgået under COVID-19)




Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: 20,00 moduler
Dækker over: 23 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
  • Faglige
  • Søge information
  • Skrive
  • Diskutere
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
  • Forelæsninger
  • Individuelt arbejde
Titel G "Disgrace" by J.M. Coetzee (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)

Analysis and interpretation of J.M. Coetzee's novel Disgrace with a focus on the main character´s personal development and the culture clash between rural and urban life in South Africa. References to British Romantic poetry from the late 18th century to approximately 1850 and to South African history will be made during the reading of the novel.

Material:
J.M. Coetzee: Disgrace (1999)
Steve Jacobs (director): Disgrace (2008)

Extras:
An Introduction to the Romantic Period
(Source:https://www.thoughtco.com/the-romantic-period-739049)
Robert Burns: My Love is like a Red, Red Rose (1794)
(Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqbFcFX3Vk4)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMEcMwNShsE
Sir Drummond Bone on the Life and Poetry of Lord Byron:Master of Balliol College, Oxford
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMEcMwNShsE
Lord Byron's Letter to Teresa
https://englishhistory.net/byron/selected-letters/countess-teresa-guiccioli/
South African History online: https://www.sahistory.org.za/

Forløbet udgør 33 moduler af i alt 157 moduler i et 2-årigt undervisningsforløb (delvist gennemgået under COVID-19)
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: 30,00 moduler
Dækker over: 33 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
Titel H Doping (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)

Doping among athletes -
The psychology and idealism in competitive sports with a focus on the Olympics

1.Cornelia Blank, Wolfgang Schobersberger,Veronika Leichtfried and Stefan Duschek: Health Psychological Constructs as Predictors of Doping Susceptibility in Adolescent Athletes
(Source: https://sites.kowsarpub.com/asjsm/articles/21704.html)

2. Louisa Thomas : Doping and an Olympic Crisis of Idealism
(The New Yorker. July 29, 2016)

3. Johnson Falls from Hero to Zero in 100 m disgrace (1988)
(Source: https://www.olympic.org/news/johnson-falls-from-hero-to-zero-in-100m-disgrace)

4. Michael Specter: What Lance Armstrong did (The New Yorker, 2013)

Extras:

Louisa Thomas: COVID-19 Is a Threat to the 2020 Games. The I.O.C. Is a Threat to the Olympic Project (The New Yorker, March 24, 2020)


Stephen Frears (director): The Program (2015) DVD

Forløbet udgør 20 moduler af i alt 157 moduler i et 2-årigt undervisningsforløb (delvist gennemgået under COVID-19)
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: 20,00 moduler
Dækker over: 20 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
  • Faglige
  • Søge information
  • Skrive
  • IT
  • Internet
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
  • Forelæsninger
  • Gruppearbejde
Titel I The Roaring Twenties (EKSAMENSRELEVANT)

The Roaring Twenties or the Jazz Age
A look at the Lost Generation and the expatriates writing in a time of peace between two great wars, of Prohibition and bootlegging and of young, progressive women being referred to as flappers.


1. F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby IV (1925) an excerpt of the novel

2a. Zelda Fitzgerald: Eulogy on the Flapper (1922)
(Zelda Fitzgerald: The Collected Writings. Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Introduction by Mary Gordon.Collier Books. 1991)
2b. The Flapper - an Overview
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7WgqDhmmZc


3. Ernest Hemingway: Cat in the Rain (1925)
(In our Time. Stories by Ernest Hemingway. A Scribner Classic. Collier Books. 1986)

4. Richard A. Whiting (music), Raymond B Egan and Gus Kahn (lyrics): Ain’t We Got Fun (1921)
(http://lyricsplayground.com/alpha/songs/a/aintwegotfun.shtml)

To put the era into perspective:
5. Woody Guthrie: I Ain’t Got no Home (1938)
(http://www.woodyguthrie.org/Lyrics/I_Aint_Got_No_Home.htm)
(Source: Helle Birk: LINKS - Literature Past and Present. Columbus. 2015)
6. John Hillcoat: Lawless (2012) - filmstriben.dk


Extras:

The Volstead Act
Helle Birk: To amerikanske helte
(Kronik i Jyllandsposten 9.6.2012)

Forløbet udgør 13 moduler af i alt 157 moduler i et 2-årigt undervisningsforløb (delvist gennemgået under COVID-19)


Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: 13,00 moduler
Dækker over: 13 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
  • Faglige
  • Formidling
  • IT
  • Internet
Væsentligste arbejdsformer
  • Individuelt arbejde