English Language GCSE


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      Typology GCSE
      Methodology Online
      Duration 12 Months
      Start Different dates available
      • GCSE
      • Online
      • Duration:
        12 Months
      • Start:
        Different dates available

      IGCSE English Language course is designed to facilitate development of a broad understanding of Written English principles and develop your ability to use linguistic approaches in your reading and interpretation of texts, you will deepen your understanding of the use of English Language and develop skills of literary analysis through creative engagement with a range of texts.

      You will develop your language skills through independent study and develop the key skills required to read, analyse and communicate effectively in English, this course encourages the use of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation in order to develop style and presentation as well as facilitating understanding of meaning and language.

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      · What are the objectives of this course?

      On this course you will: Develop their understanding of the spoken word. Enhance your ability to convey meaning through written language. Deepen your skills in reading and interpreting and responding to material from a variety of sources.

      · Who is it intended for?

      The English Language can be used to inspire, motivate and challenge us in countless different ways. This GCSE Qualification course will help you to read, understand and analyse texts in different forms, and write clearly and concisely.

      · Requirements

      There are no specific entry requirements but you will need basic English reading and writing skills.

      · Qualification

      Upon successful completion of this home learning course you will receive an iGCSE in English Language, issued by AQA

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      What you'll learn on the course

      English Language
      Skills and Training
      Writing Skills
      English Language
      Standard English
      Poetic form
      Anthology texts
      Researching texts
      Interpreting texts
      Attributing meaning
      English Language
      Attributing meaning
      Attributing meaning

      Course programme

      Unit 1: Reading and writing skills
      • Why read?
      • Passive and active reading
      • Skimming and scanning
      • Standard English
      • Spelling and punctuation
      • Tenses
      • How to read fiction and non-fiction
      • Controlling and choosing language

      Unit 2: Poetry and prose

      • Poetic form
      • Imagination and reality
      • Plots and settings
      • Character and dialogue

      Unit 3: Essay techniques

      • Essay planning, structure and form
      • Factual and expressive techniques
      • Persuasion
      • Paragraphs
      • Viewpoints
      • Constructing an argument

      Unit 4: Reading and responding

      Reading sourced material:

      • Reports
      -Reading and writing about different cultures and traditions
      -Contexts and images
      -Reading non-fiction and fiction

      Unit 5: Anthology texts

      • Reading with insight and engagement
      • How to make appropriate references to texts
      • Understanding and interpreting texts
      • Researching texts
      • Understanding and attributing meaning
      • Linguistic devices and effects


      To fully complete this course you will need to take the 2 standard iGCSE examinations.

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