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English Literature & Language - AS/A2 Level at The Parker E-act Academy

Course description

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To apply for this course online you need to go to the Daventry Learning Partnership page.

This course enables you to develop your interest in language and literature, and the inter-relationship between the two, and develop a critical sense and personal response to a wide range of literary and non-literary texts. You will also be encouraged to write accurately, intelligibly and convincingly for different purposes

Course content

At AS Level, you'll look at literary and stylistic issues of set text, and analyse speech and its representation. At A2 Level, you'll compare different genres, models and historical periods, and complete a coursework task looking at two texts, one to include poetry. You should preferably have achieved Grade B or above in GCSE English, have an interest in all types of reading and the use of language, and be willing to express your opinion. You should also read serious newspapers and television programmes to learn about current affairs, and be keen to participate in theatre visits and other activities.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at Grades A*- C including English.


At AS Level, assessment will be via one 1.5 hour exam and a coursework task.

At A2 level, assessment will be via one two hour exam and a coursework task.

Future opportunities

Employment, Higher Education or further study for a Professional Qualification.

Further information

Course Codes

AS Level (first year) LFTALEVEL FDAS

A Level (second year only - use this code if you have already completed your AS Level and would like direct entry into the second year) LFTALEVEL FDA2

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Parker E-act Academy directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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