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  1. IB English Language and Literature Language and Knowledge Monday 9th – Friday 13th September

  2. To analyse the impact of language changes Objective

  3. Think of a situation where your understanding of a topic gave you a sense of superiority over somebody else. Do you think specific fields of knowledge have their own vocabulary? Discussion

  4. Legal language is conservative • Relies on legal statements that have been accepted by governing bodies and tested in court • May employ archaic language Legal language uses highly technical vocabulary • Specific legal terms facilitates communication within a particular group Legal language often has strategic aims • Used to further political, economic and social aims Legal language is inherently adversarial • Legal language attempts to solidify one particular side of an argument Language of law

  5. Apple Legal information and notices • Legal Information & Notices • Ownership of Site; Agreement to Terms of UseThese Terms and Conditions of Use (the “Terms of Use”) apply to the Apple web site located at www.apple.com, and all associated sites linked to www.apple.com by Apple, its subsidiaries and affiliates, including Apple sites around the world (collectively, the “Site”). The Site is the property of Apple Inc. (“Apple”) and its licensors. BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT USE THE SITE. • Apple reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. As long as you comply with these Terms of Use, Apple grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the Site. To what extent does this language clarify your rights and expectations?

  6. Take a nursery rhyme like ‘Jack and Jill’ or ‘Humpty Dumpty’ and parody it by rewriting the account in legal language. • Tip: • Remember to consider the four key aspects of legal language that you copied down earlier Nursery rhyme attorney

  7. Sport offers us a physical and emotional way of knowing the world. Unlike law, literature or science, transferring the action of sport into language is not so straightforward. Language in sport

  8. Read through the article ‘How fast can she go?’ (p.94 – Allison) and answer the following questions • What does the discussion of a technical and planned approach to training suggest about the nature of sport? • Is there language in this article that appeals to the emotion in sport? • Would you argue that the focus of this article is the athlete, the competition or the training? How fast can she go?