Oxbridge

A-Level English Language

Oxbridge
Online

£64/month
+ VAT
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Typology A Level
Methodology Online
Class hours 350h
Duration 12 Months
Start Different dates available
  • A Level
  • Online
  • 350h
  • Duration:
    12 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available
Description

The English Language is a key asset if you're interested in any career that involves written and spoken communication and requires a comprehensive grasp of the English language.

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Where and when
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Different dates available
Online
Starts Different dates available
Location
Online

To take into account

· Who is it intended for?

A-level English Language is an ideal preparation for those intending to study English further and is, of course, of great relevance to careers in many industries and businesses.

· Requirements

This A-level builds on the course content of GCSE, although it is not necessary to have this qualification before undertaking this A-level.

· Qualification

Upon successful completion of this home learning course you will receive an A-Level qualification.

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5.0 21/08/2017
What I would highlight: One of my friends did a course with this college and recommended it to me. I was very pleased with the course. I highly recommend it!
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What you'll learn on the course

English Language
Interpreting
Interpretation
English
Writing
Literature Analysis
Literature Comparative
Fiction
Literature
Language
Linguistics
Speech
Coursework
Literary
English Language
A-Levels English Language and Literature
Voices
Anthology
English Language
Anthology
Anthology

Teachers and trainers (1)

Oxbridge Home Learning Oxbridge Home Learning
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Course programme

Section 1 - Methods of language analysis
  • The language of every day
  • Putting language in its place
  • The science of language study
  • Meanings and representations
  • Structure and style
Section 2 - Spoken English
  • Your linguistic fingerprint
  • The language of speech and the language of writing
  • Planned speech
  • Permission to speak
  • Broadcast talk
Section 3 - Language and power
  • Where power lies
  • Influential power in language
  • Instrumental power in language
  • Linguistic power at work
  • Language which embraces, language which conceals
Section 4 - Identity and non-standard English
  • What is a dialect?
  • Dialect and region
  • Dialect and identity
  • Attitudes to dialect
  • Language development and the role of technology
Section 5 - Language and gender
  • A woman's place
  • Difference
  • Dominance versus difference
  • Gender and particular identities
  • Man-made language
Section 6 - Original writing (NEA)
  • The frameworks of fiction
  • Different voices
  • Writing non-fiction
  • News values
  • Planning, drafting and commenting
Section 7 - Early child language acquisition
  • The foundations of child language acquisition
  • Language and learning
  • The earliest years
  • Towards communicate competence
  • Looking outwards
Section 8 - Reading and writing
  • Literacy in the curriculum
  • Pre-literacy
  • Learning to read
  • Learning to write
  • Understanding genre
Section 9 - Language change
  • The past is another country
  • New words
  • New meanings
  • Attitudes to change and diversity
  • Englishes
Section 10 - The language investigation (NEA)
  • Choosing your focus
  • Launching your investigation
  • Organising your data
  • Making sense of your data
  • Concluding and reflecting on your investigation

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