Above all, your GCSE examination is designed to assess the following: Reading. Writing. Speaking and Listening.
Suitable for: Anyone interested in improving the level of their spoken and written Enlgish
Government funding available
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Distance Learning English GCSE - The Course
Each lesson of the English GCSE course begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study.
Effective learning is encouraged through frequent activities and self-assessment questions, and there is guidance for the preparation of coursework.
There are eight tutor-marked assignments.
Key Topics CoveredThe English GCSE course is divided into eight modules as follows:
Part 1: Language Skills
Poetry and Prose
Reading and Response
Speaking and Listening
Part 2: Coursework Texts
Charlotte Brontë: Jane Eyre or George Orwell: Nineteen Eighty-Four
This course prepares students for AQA GCSE English syllabus 3703 for examination in 2008 and later years.
Assessment is by two written papers worth 60% of the total mark. 20% of the marks are by an oral examination and the last 20% is made up of a coursework component. We have chosen this syllabus as it is the most suited to distance learning.
English and English Literature Combined Coursework We have carefully designed our English and English Literature GCSE course packs so that the student gets the benefit of the overlap between the two courses essentially doing the work for one and a half GCSEs to get the two qualifications. Please click here for more information.
Students will submit fours pieces of coursework on the following topics
Personal Writing - Creative Writing
Personal Writing - Inform, describe, explain
William Shakespeare -Macbeth And one from
Charlotte Brontë: Jane Eyre
George Orwell: Nineteen Eigthy-Four
Support: This course can be funded by a single payment of £295 or by a deposit of £59 and 8 monthly instalments of £29-50
Students per class: 2400