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Level 2 GCSE English at Lincolnshire Regional College

Course description

The skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening are of vital importance in many areas, both in the daily world and the world of the imagination. Not only are they essential in many careers, they also underpin successful study at all levels, and a proficiency in them can also add immeasurably to an individual's general quality of life. The specification is designed to aid and assess such development, and to encourage learners to be inspired, moved and changed by following a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study.

The course is offered on either a daytime or evening basis.

Course Costs

All students who are joining a full time course and are under 19 years of age on the 1st September as their course commences, will not be required to pay tuition fees or examination fees. If you over 19 please contact us FREE on 0800 315 002 for the latest pricing information.

What you will learn:

We aim to improve your spelling, punctuation, technical accuracy, and develop your ability to write in different styles for different purposes. In addition, we hope to encourage you to read more widely and respond to works of literature. As oral work is an important part of the coursework, we will also enable you to develop your speaking and listening skills in a variety of situations.

Learning and teaching methods

Group work and discussion.

Shared reading and debate.

Peer assessment and role play.

Independent study and support via VLE.

Entry requirements

Entry onto the course is dependent upon the student having already achieved a grade D in GCSE (in the higher paper). If a student has previously achieved a D grade in the foundation paper, they will be asked to undertake and achieve a satisfactory standard in a diagnostic test. Mature student applicants may have the opportunity to gain this qualification based on experience, prior knowledge and satisfactory performance in a diagnostic test.

Future opportunities

Employment information:

A good standard of literacy skills both written and spoken are essential for supporting progression into any field of employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lincolnshire Regional College directly.

Last updated date: 14 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 34 weeks