1) What really is expected from the students? A 10 to 12 Minute oral presentation on literary texts. It needs to be critical and evaluative. 2) What is the best way to prepare for the IOP's? Read and understand your text and topic thoroughly. 3) Which is the best resource that will help me prepare for the IOP's? The book. 4) What is the advice you will give me for my IOP's? Prepare, Prepare, and Prepare. Read your text as many times as possible. Do background reading online. Practice speaking in front of siblings,parents and/or friends. 5) How can I secure the best score? Work Hard. Practice. Put in the time. Hardwork usuallly = Success.