Lanterna education's theory of knowledge ib guide blog series - part 4: the ways of knowing: language, senses, emotion and reason. Tok language is so much a part of human acvity that it is easily taken for granted to what extent does language shape thought and behavior in what ways. Language course notes for ib theory of knowledge (tok) key points for essays and presentations for the way of knowing (wok) language. Ways of knowing because the ways of knowing are processes or activities so natural to students, their problematic • in what ways does written language differ. Extent of our language = extent of our knowledge does the extent of our language = the extent of our knowledge no tok teacher worth their salt will not include this passage from george orwell's nineteen eighty-four when they come to the language section of the course.
In theory of knowledge, language can be discussed within two main contexts firstly, language is a way of knowing, a tool we use to gather knowledge secondly, language can be studied in 'the arts', an area of knowledge. Tok presentation on ways of knowledge in the sense of perception, reason, emotion and language- authorstream presentation. Tok case study - the issue of aids language in one way rather than another theory of knowledge 2nd edition textbook and ebook.
Theory of knowledge vocabulary list: know what these terms mean as they relate to the particular areas of tok and be able to use them in your essay and. Depend on the four main ways of knowing language, emotion, sense perception and reason although, each way of knowing has its weakness tok essay: ways of. Tok problems of language and knowledge posted on november 29, 2012 by 14shirayamar [language] is nor merely a reproducing instrument for vicing ideas but rather is the shaper of ideas. Though language is the most obvious way of knowing related to this poem, emotion and sense perception play an enormous role in gaining knowledge from it language is perceived through the senses in order to come in contact with the reader's emotion. Tok also provides coherence for the student, by linking academic subject areas as well as transcending them it therefore demonstrates the ways in which the student can apply their knowledge with greater awareness and credibility.
Understand the structure of a tok essay in your essay, you will be expected to compare and contrast different ways of knowing through perception, language, reason, emotion with different areas of knowledge (aok. From my tok class i remember there where 8 ways of knowing, they where: intuition reason/logic memory language imagination faith emotion sense/perception i wouldn't be able to explain them all to you. This suggests that patterns in a language can indeed play a causal role in constructing how we think6 in practical terms, it means that when you're learning a new language, you're not simply learning a new way of talking, you are also inadvertently learning a new way of thinking. Start explaining the situation in a tok sort of way --using some of the key terms from the course their use of specialist language signals to their colleagues.
Ways of knowing are incorporated into the methodologies of the various areas of knowledge the various ways of knowing should not be considered in isolation they interconnect inextricably and are interwoven in elaborate and nuanced ways to generate personal and shared knowledge. I have come to a conclusion where i believe that language does not shape knowledge, but guides us to thinking in a certain way from other languages but does not limit our knowledge as we can still understand what is meant. Tok: areas of knowledge (aok) and ways of knowing (wok) study legal language 4) the manner or style of a piece of writing or speech tok: wok (ways of.
There are four ways of knowing central to the tok curriculum these are reason, perception, emotion, and languageone way to think of these ways of knowing is in terms of the extent to which. Tok language as a way of knowing what is language and its importance difference between audiolingual and community language teaching learning a foreign. Does language shape what we think this suggests a different way of thinking about the influence of language on thought: words are very handy mnemonics in his landmark the language of. Depends on what you want to cover in your tok presentation you've got to consider what areas of knowledge you want to cover as well as which ways of knowing you're going to use to explain your aok's your real life situation should serve as a backdrop for your areas of knowledge in all.
Theory of knowledge essays essays may 08 does language play roles of equal importance in different areas of knowledge science is built of facts the way a. Check out how to write a tok essay tok essay example is provided according to the tok guide, ways of knowing are our senses and faculties by which we know or. Tok ways of knowing shakespeare shakespeare400 shared knowledge statistics stress teaching technology teen fiction tok emotion tok intuition tok language tok.
Theory of knowledge guide than one language and in a variety of modes of communication the theory of knowledge course encourages students to think about the. Ways of knowing language summary 1 ways of knowing languagesummary of text by richard van de lagemaat chapter 3 2 what is the nature of language•language is rule-governed•language is intended•language is creative and open-ended•language is so much a part of human activity that it is easilytaken for granted•the issues related to language and knowledge call forconscious scrutiny in. Define just what language is by examining an critiquing several theories of language examine issues of language as a way of knowing understand why defining language and understanding issues of language is difficult, but important.