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Walter Bowne

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Walter Bowne discusses the nonfiction research paper

Word with Bowne, or That Dude who Teaches English

Here are the first set of directions for the nonfiction research paper

17mins

26 Mar 2021

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Walter Bowne reads "Subway Station" by Gilbert Highet

Word with Bowne, or That Dude who Teaches English

This essay is all about effective descrition. Use imagery when writing. Concrete details. Concrete nouns and active verbs. Metaphor. Simile. Analogy. 

2mins

21 Oct 2020

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Walter Bowne reads "Roman Fever" by Edith Wharton to his students

Word with Bowne, or That Dude who Teaches English

On a Tuesday morning, Walter Bowne reads, sometimes poorly, and with much haste, and a cold read at that, this amazing story for his hopefully attentive students. A better version may follow while recording from home studio. idk. Enjoy, I hope. 

32mins

20 Oct 2020

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"Shame" by Dick Gregory (read by Walter Bowne)

Word with Bowne, or That Dude who Teaches English

This episode comes from Gregory's autobiography "N****" that was published in 1964. 

8mins

15 Sep 2020

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How I Got Smart by Steve Brody (read by Walter Bowne)

Word with Bowne, or That Dude who Teaches English

What makes this humorous essay effective? How does he make us laugh? Consider the framing device he uses. Consider the effectiveness of the dialogue and the decsription. Can we all relate to early love stories? What is the main point of the essay? What's the takeaway? How does the "elavated diction" convey the author's personality and tone of the piece? 

7mins

14 Sep 2020

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It's AP Radio with Walter Bowne

Down with Bowne (The Uncut Version)

Working from his home studio in the Media Mecca Capital of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Walter Bowne introduces the crazy class of AP Lang and Comp to his rising juniors. Welcome Aboard, scholars. Episode #1--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/walter-t-bowne/message

17mins

6 Aug 2020

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Culture High ft. Walter Bowne

Critical Plug

In this episode of Critical Plug, I talk with Sir Walter Bowne about the SAT Adversity Score, parent involvement in education, public speaking, movies, and music. Walter Bowne is a public speaker, college professor, high school teacher, father of two, and language and composition enthusiast and pro. Give the episode a share and a rating if you would like on any platform you’re listening it on. Thanks ;)

34mins

23 May 2019