DoubleThink: Course Outline

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.   Course Booklet

Radiohead: Idioteque, 2+2=5, Electioneering, Fake Plastic Trees and Planet Telex

Fake Plastic Trees: A green plastic watering can For a fake Chinese rubber plant In the fake plastic earth That she bought from a rubber man In a town full of rubber plans To get

3.7 Significant Connections – Dystopian Genre Study

This task is an extension of our Dystopian genre study. This is an opportunity to explore how the unifying elements of the genre are employed across different texts by different authors to form warnings about the future.

Practise Paper: 3.2 Film Study – Minority Report

91473 Respond critically to speci ed aspect(s) of studied visual or oral text(s), supported by evidence. 4 Credits. External

Practise Paper: 3.1 Extended Written Text – Nineteen Eighty Four

91472 Respond critically to speci ed aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence. 4 Credits. External

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Film Study: Minority Report

The system is perfect until it comes after you.

3.5 Propaganda Speech

Present a speech to the class using devices and techniques of propaganda to advance a strong view.

Linguistic Techniques of Propaganda

“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” George Orwell

Logical Fallacies

A shared whiteboard where the class records examples of a range of logical fallacies

Chapter One: Task Outline

This task is an extension of our genre study of the dystopia Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell. This is an opportunity to create your own dystopia, grounded in the socio-political anxieties of our time.

Chapter One – Subordinate Clauses Exercise

As part of the development of your “Chapter One” dystopian creative writing piece, we are exploring a variety of grammatical forms that are prevalent in the genre. Today: Subordinate Clauses

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