Level 2

English (GCSE)

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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. This course is compulsory for those who have not yet achieved a grade 4 in GCSE English Language at school.

Topics Include:

  • Reading and understanding texts
  • Analysing language and structure
  • Creative writing
  • Non-fiction writing
  • Speaking and listening.

Further Study Options

A grade 4 in English Language is required for progress to Level 3 vocational courses. A grade 5 in English Language is required for progression to A level.

Career Options:

Most careers and apprenticeships require a grade 4 in English Language GCSE.

Course Requirements

If you have taken GCSE English Language at school but not yet achieved a grade 4, 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.

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