English

Summary

Throughout this one year course you will develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. You will read and discuss a range of texts, write about material you have read and produce your own pieces of original fiction and non-fiction writing.

Level: GCSE

Course Details

Begin with the end in mind

You will need GCSE English Language at grade C or above to take a Level 3 (A Level or equivalent) course at college.

If you wish to go on to higher education it is essential to have at least a grade C in English Language, and many employers will also require this.

Topics you'll cover

  • Travel writing
  • Autobiographies
  • Information texts and articles
  • Fiction and non-fiction
  • Adapting your writing style for different mediums.

Assessment and Qualification

  • Written exams
  • Formal assessments
  • Presentations
  • Exam board: Pearson
  • GCSE.

Course entry requirements

If you have taken GCSE English Language at school but not yet achieved a C grade, this course gives you the opportunity to improve your result. You should be willing to participate in group activities, read a wide range of material and produce written work to deadlines.

Additional information

ASSESSMENT AND QUALIFICATION:

  • Written exams
  • Formal assessments
  • Presentations
  • Exam board: Pearson
  • GCSE.