English Language at Palmer's College
English Language will give you the opportunity to ask questions you may never have asked about the language which you speak and write on a daily basis. How and why do men and women speak differently? How can language be used as a means of control and power? How do we learn to talk and write? The study of English Language also allows you to explore your own ability to write creatively for different audiences and purposes.
• Categorising texts; Creating texts
• Developing language; Investigating language
Minimum of four Cs and two Bs at GCSE which must include English Language grade C.
At university the subject is useful for any course with a detailed study of language, including Foreign Languages, Linguistics, Law, Philosophy and Education. Many Palmer’s students take an English degree; some universities offer specialist English Language degrees and many combine it with Literature.
The career opportunities are vast. The skills English Language gives you in communication are highly-valued. Former Palmer’s students with this A-level work in the media, advertising, teaching and varied areas of administration or management.
A English Language subject leaflet is available from the College website.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Palmer's College directly.