An application of IGCSE/IB English Language skills.
Does Trump Really Have the Best Words?
A statistical analysis of Trump’s inaugural address
by Justin Rice, published on 01/20/2017
On January 20th, Donald Trump delivered the 58th presidential inaugural address. Trump is a singular figure in US history and hordes of pundits will spend countless hours dissecting the content of his speech.
Rather than doing the same, Analitics have analyzed what Trump says, using data analysis to explore how he says it, and comparing his words with those of the 57 previous inaugurals to see what we learn.
click the link below to read the analysis.
For those of you understandably sweating over the upcoming SAT exam on 21st January 2017, do not lose hope. If after numerous tuition sessions, timed practice papers, meticulous revision of grammar and mathematics rules you still do not quite achieve the score of your (or anyone elses!) dreams, all is not lost.
Take a look at this list of schools listed in The Washington Post that do not require SAT or ACT scores and focus your attention on
- original and authentic university essays,
- IB scores
- endeavours that show a genuine commitment and passion for your chosen field of study.
As you learn from the mistakes made in the mocks and start to prepare for the June 2017 IGCSE exams, click on the links below for the Edexcel and CIE exam timetables to help plan revision. Scroll further down for key dates for English, French and Economics papers. As schools opt for a mixture of examination board and paper combinations, be careful to note the corect dates and also to practice the right past exam papers.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, is a classic novel highlighting the role of racial prejudice in obstructing the path of justice.
It is currently on the IGCSE Edexcel syllabus for English Literature and watching the film can be a valuable resource to understanding the context of the novel.