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English, IGCSE at Christ The King College

Course description

The course consists of 3 core units:

Unit 1: Understanding and Producing Non-Fiction Texts

This is the examined part of the course and is worth 40% of the grade. In the exam, students have to respond to a range of unseen texts to test their reading, and produce pieces of non-fiction writing based on tasks set by the exam board.

Unit 2: Speaking and Listening

This is part of the controlled assessments and students will be assessed on presenting, discussing, listening and role playing.

Unit 3: Understanding Spoken and Written Texts and Writing Creatively

This is the other part of the controlled assessment and is split into the following sections:

Part A: Extended Reading - a text will be studied and an essay will be produced on it

Part B: Creative Writing - two pieces of creative writing will be produced form a choice of titles

Part C: Spoken Language Study: students will focus on how language is used when speaking

Entry requirements

GCSE English (D)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Christ The King College directly.

Last updated date: 28 August 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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