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A-LEVEL ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

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Typology A Level
Methodology Online
Duration 24 Months
Start Different dates available
Online campus Yes
Delivery of study materials Yes
Support service Yes
Virtual classes Yes
  • A Level
  • Online
  • Duration:
    24 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available
  • Online campus
  • Delivery of study materials
  • Support service
  • Virtual classes
Description

English Language and Literature combines both the literary and linguistic sides of English. English is considered a core skill by both universities and employers. This A-Level shows analysis, creative thinking, in-depth research techniques, and reading comprehension.

During this A-Level English Language and Literature course you will explore voices in speech, varieties in language and literature while studying classics authors like Arthur Miller, Emily Bronte and Oscar Wilde.

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Different dates available
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Starts Different dates available
Location
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To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

Developing an enthusiasm for English language and literature Use the concepts learned in a variety of contexts Develop a critical and enquiring approach to the study of English language and literature Engage creatively with a wide range of texts Develop skills ad a producer and interpreter of language Develop the ability to study independently and over a sustained time period

· Requirements

English GCSE or equivalent

· Qualification

Upon successful completion of the exam and practical assessments (as administered by Pearson Edexcel) you will have achieved an internationally recognised Pearson Edexcel A-Level English Language and Literature.

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What you'll learn on the course

English Language
English
Drama
Writing
English Conversation
]speech and writing
Drama Texts
Anthology
Drama text
Language and Literature
Literature

Course programme

Course Outline

You must sit two examinations and submit a piece of coursework

Paper 1: Voices in speech and writing

This paper consists of two section. It’s open book so you can take a clean copy of the prescribed text into the exam

Section A: Voices in the 20th-21st Century Text

One essay question on an unseen extract selected from 20th and 21st century sources one text from the anthology

Section B: Drama Texts

One extract based essay on the chosen drama text;

Exam length: 2 hours, 40% of A-Level, 8 questions (You answer 2) 50 marks, 25 for each section

Paper 2: Varieties in Language and Literature

This paper consists of two section. It’s open book so you can take a clean copy of the prescribed text into the exam

Section A: Unseen Prose Non-Fiction Texts

One essay question on an unseen extract of non-fiction prose from a choice of four. The unseen extract is linked to the study theme.

Section B: Drama Texts

One comparative essay question from a choice of four on one prise fiction anchor text and the other from a theme

Exam length: 2 hours, 40% of A-Level, 8 questions (You answer 2) 50 marks, 25 for each section

Paper 3: Coursework Investigating and Creating Texts

The coursework component consists of two assignments

Assignment 1: Two pieces of original writing, one piece of fiction writing and one piece of creative non-fiction wiring

Assignment 2: One analytical commentary reflecting on your studies texts and the two original writing pieces you have produced

20% of the A-Level (60 Marks, 36 for Assignment 1 and 24 for Assignment 2)

Course content

Unit 1: Voices in Speech and Writing

  • Voices in Speech and Writing: An Anthology
  • Arthur Miller, All My Sons

Unit 2: Varieties in Language and Literature

  • Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights
  • Angela Carter, The Bloody Chamber

Unit 3: Coursework

  • Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Wendy Jones, Grayson Perry: A portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl
Assessment

The Pearson Edexcel A-Level English Language and Literature qualification is gained once both exam papers are successfully completed along with coursework. These exams are administered by the Pearson Edexcel and assessment centre details will be included with your course, as well as practice papers so that you are more than prepared for your assessments. You will need to contact your local examination centre to work through your coursework requirements.

In addition, there will be a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the course materials, with the tutor sending comments to guide you through any areas of potential difficulty, as well as a range of self-assessments that are indicators that you understand the materials as you work through them. These are for your own information, and do not need to be shown to your course tutor.