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1 English Aim Higher Booker of Bookers Presentation

2 What do I have to do? Choose one of the previous Booker Prize winners or any of the short listed novels to read If you fancy one of the Whitbread Book of the Year or Orange Prize winners/short listed books you can choose one of these Prepare and deliver a 10 minute presentation to the rest of the group promoting your book and recommending it to be “The Booker of Bookers”

3 How do I have to present it? Really it`s up to you! You could use Powerpoint You could select an extract to give to the group and use this as the focus for your promotion You could create a short handout Use your imagination!

4 What did last year`s group choose? Possession by AS Byatt (2 students) The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood The God of Small Things by Arundati Roy Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth The Ghost Road by Pat Barker The Life of Pi by Yann Martel The Restraint of Beasts by Magnus Mills

5 What presentation methods did they use? Powerpoint Handouts Using an extract as a focus for presentation and discussion Using an extract from the film version Talking! Inviting questions from the floor

6 Anything else required? Yes!! A brief piece of writing to promote the book taking a focus chosen by you No more than one side of A4 paper typed Suitable for using on a future Intranet page Examples of last year`s students` writing is to be put on the Intranet very soon

7 So…. Choose your book! Many Booker winners and shortlisted books in the LRC Ask Corrine or Julie about others Ask Lorraine or Philippa for advice if you can`t choose Try to link your choice in with a theme or focus for your wider reading

8 And… Get reading! Enjoy it!

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