Prepare for IB English Paper 2

Practical study guide to ace IB English Paper 2.
Three parts: Preparation, Planning, and Writing with exemplar IB7 example.

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Step 1Prepare

Preparation is key to success. This fact is even more true for IB English Paper 2.

In Part 1 of the study guide, you'll be asked to complete the 4 levels of Missions, which will rigorously prepare you for any Paper 2 prompt.

Step 2Learn Brainstorming Strategy

Unlike Paper 1, IB English Paper 2 requires more planning and brainstorming because you have to compare two texts.

In Part 2 of the study guide, you'll learn how to optimally structure your essay. You'll also learn the concrete framework to quickly plan and brainstorm under exam conditions.

We'll also show you how to write a thesis statement that will impress your examiner.

Step 3Learn Comparative Analysis

The conventions of comparative analysis are different from Paper 1.

Part 3 of the study guide teaches you the detailed building blocks that make excellent comparative analysis that will blow your examiner away.

You'll learn how to write a powerful introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion.

Step 4Exemplar Essay

We've written an exemplar essay for you to study and learn from.

This essay scored an IB7 and is a strong example for you to follow.

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