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