1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Hi Guest, welcome to the TES Community!

    Connect with like-minded professionals and have your say on the issues that matter to you.

    Don't forget to look at the how to guide.

    Dismiss Notice
  3. The Teacher Q&A will be closing soon.

    If you have any information that you would like to keep or refer to in the future please can you copy and paste the information to a format suitable for you to save or take screen shots of the questions and responses you are interested in.

    Don’t forget you can still use the rest of the forums on theTes Community to post questions and get the advice, help and support you require from your peers for all your teaching needs.

    Dismiss Notice

IGCSE - CIE - mistakes in anthology

Discussion in 'US – Staffroom' started by kervin, May 21, 2017.

  1. kervin

    kervin New commenter

    When I pointed out to CIE that their version of Spender's 'My children kept me...' was wrong, I received a somewhat arrogant reply that they were 'aware of other versions' (for example, the version by Stephen Spender, perhaps?) and that candidate would not be penalised for referring to these other versions, which is big of them. No apology, or any inkling that actually it is wrong to change any text from the author's accepted version. Be aware then, folks - According to cie boys 'tripped' rather than 'stripped' by country streams, act like dogs 'to bark at the world', rather than 'our' world, the poet looked 'the other way', as opposed to 'another way' and cie seem to dislike his use of polysyndeton as well as his punctuation. Bloody awful.
     
  2. kervin

    kervin New commenter

    Thank God it didn't come up in the exam!
     

Share This Page