Studies in language and literature

An Extended Essay in Language and Literature may involve you examining a literary work written in its original language, comparing an original literary work with a work in translation, or analysing a text with a focus on language, culture or context.

You should be writing in a language that you would be able to study for Language A - you are not allowed to write a group 1 Extended Essay in a language you are studying for group 2.

For more details about this Extended Essay option, read the subject-specific guidance from the IB Extended Essay guide below.

Studies in language and literature guidelines.pdf

For recommendations from the examiner, read the Extended Essay report below.

Studies in language in literature examiner's report.pdf

Example essays and examiner comments:

Studies in Lang Lit example B essay.pdf

English Essay A


Studies in Lang Lit B examiner comments.docx

Examiner comments


Studies in Lang Lit example A essay.pdf

English Essay B

Studies in Lang Lit example A RPPF.pdf

RPPF


Studies in Lang Lit A examiner comments.docx

Examiner comments


German Lit A.pdf

German example - Grade A


German A A.pdf

German example - Grade A