Undervisningsbeskrivelse

Stamoplysninger til brug ved prøver til gymnasiale uddannelser
Termin(er) 2019/20
Institution Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium
Fag og niveau Engelsk A
Lærer(e) Charlotte Møller
Hold 2019 3g EN (3g EN)
Oversigt over gennemførte undervisningsforløb
Titel 1 Today's Topic
Titel 2 The Age of William Shakespeare
Titel 3 Running Wild - a novel
Titel 4 The American Dream - Generation Wealth
Titel 5 Literary History

Beskrivelse af de enkelte undervisningsforløb (1 skema for hvert forløb)
Titel 1 Today's Topic

In pairs, the students introduce a news item of their own choice.
Donald Trump's presidency, hurricanes,climate change, sports, Brexit, sports, Kobe Bryant have been covered.
The purpose is to practise oral presentations and to expand the students' vocabulary of other semantic fields than literature.
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: Ikke angivet
Dækker over: 57 moduler
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Titel 2 The Age of William Shakespeare

Life And Literature, Riber Christensen, Løndahl, Vadmand (Gyldendal, 1991): The Age of Shakespeare pp.10-19 (kernestof)

The Shakesperean sonnet,1609.

Extracts from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet,1597: The Prologue & the Balcony Scene, New Swan Shakespeare. (kernestof)
with the focus on the individual versus family and the tragic hero
Film: Shakespeare in Love,1999


Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: 26,00 moduler
Dækker over: 26 moduler
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Titel 3 Running Wild - a novel

This course focuses on the characteristics of crime stories - the shrewd detective, the police, the plot, red herrings etc. and on gated communities and their impact on their residents.
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: 20,00 moduler
Dækker over: 20 moduler
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Titel 4 The American Dream - Generation Wealth

A brief course on the original idea of the American Dream as John Truslow Adams defined it in 1931 and Lauren Greenfield's redefinition of the American Drean in her documentary and exhibition Generation Wealth 2019.
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: 4,00 moduler
Dækker over: 2 moduler
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Titel 5 Literary History

The Enlightenment: Life and Literature (kernestof)
John Donne: The Flee (1633)
Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe, 1719
A documentary on the great Plague
Enlightenment thinkers/philosophers:  Hobbes, Locke, Montesguieu, Rousseau, Voltaire (division of power)

Romanticism: Life and Literature (kernestof)
William Blake:The Little Black Boy,1789 (kernestof)
Wordsworth: I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,1807, from Fields of Vision vol.1(kernestof)The Victorian Age : Life and Literature (kernestof)
Charles Dickens: Hard Times,1854, an extract  from ch.1-2 in A Signet Classic 1980 (kernestof)

Imperialism/The British Empire:
Rudyard Kipling,
Beyond the Pale, 1888
The White Man's Burden, 1899, extensively

Britain after 1900, 1914-1930: Life and Literature (kernestof)
Modernism:
James Joyce: Ulysses, 1922, an extract in Fields of Vision, vol.2 (kernestof)
Postmodernism
Joyce Carol Oates: August Evening ( as a written assignment in the beginning of this school year)
Indhold
Kernestof:
Omfang Estimeret: 20,00 moduler
Dækker over: 20 moduler
Særlige fokuspunkter
Væsentligste arbejdsformer