A Level (Level 3)

English Language

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DEEPEN YOUR APPRECIATION FOR THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE BY INVESTIGATING THE SOCIAL FACTORS WHICH HAVE SHAPED IT BOTH TODAY AND IN THE PAST.

On this course, you will study a variety of texts and learn how social class, gender, ethnicity, and regional differences have all influenced language. You will also develop your own writing skills, and investigate an element of language variation, such as how children acquire their language.

Topics Include:

  • Language variations: social class; regional variation; gender; occupation
  • Textual analysis: speech, texts and electronic
  • The power of storytelling, persuasion or information
  • Language variations: ethnicity; global English
  • Children’s language development (0-11 years)
  • Language diversity and change.

Career Options:

Journalist, teacher, researcher, copywriter, editor, lawyer, politician, publishing assistant, production assistant, communications and PR professional.

University Options:

English, Linguistics, Journalism, History, Politics, Communication Studies, Management Film Studies, Law, Sociology, Psychology, Creative Writing.

Course Requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including a grade 5 in English Language.

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