Throughout this one year English GCSE 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.
Begin with the end in mind
Most careers and apprenticeships require a grade 4 in English Language GCSE.
Grade 4 in English Language is required for progress to level 3 vocational courses. Grade 5 in English Language is required for progression to A level.
Topics you'll cover
- Reading and understanding texts
- Analysing language and structure
- Creative writing
- Non-fiction writing
- Speaking and listening.
Assessment and Qualification
- Two written exams – each one 50%.
- Exam board: AQA
- GCSE English Language (Level 2)
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.
ASSESSMENT AND QUALIFICATION:
- Written exams
- Formal assessments
- Exam board: Pearson