Grade 5 in GCSE English Literature and
Grade 5 GCSE in English Language
English Language is an empowering subject which enables students to explore the influence of language used in our everyday lives. The course contains a wide range of topics including representations of social groups in our media, attitudes to accents, dialects and language change and child language acquisition. Additionally, students will develop their own persuasive, informative and storytelling writing skills. There is freedom to choose an area of interest to in-vestigate in detail for the coursework including the language of talent show judges, football commentators and advertisements.
English language develops the critical thinking required in a wide range of A-level and degree courses.
Duration: 2 Years
Exam Board: AQA
A Level English Language 7702/ A Level Exams in summer of year 13
NEA (Coursework) 20% of A Level mark
A Level in English Language
A Level English can lead to university courses in English, Sociology, Law and Journalism amongst others. It is relevant to a wide range of career paths, including education, advertising, speech therapy, law, media and journalism.
Sociology, Media Studies, Psychology, English Literature, Law, Philosophy