English Language A Level at New College Nottingham
English language is a great course to study because it provides you with a great grounding in the skills you’ll need while you’re studying your other
A Level courses, at university and in your chosen career.
You’ll be someone who enjoys reading, writing and communicating and who wants to develop their abilities in these areas. You’ll have the opportunity to explore areas which you’re interested in as well looking at the impact language has on society.
This course is perfect if you enjoy analysing spoken and written language and you are a keen reader and writer. Your technical vocabulary and communication
skills will increase significantly. It combines well with a wide range of other A Level subjects.
Topics include: language, the individual and society (written paper); language diversity and change (written paper); and non-exam assessment (NEA) which involves a language investigation of your choice, allowing you the freedom to explore your own areas of interest.
You'll need 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English Language and Maths.
You’ll undertake a combination of examinations and non-exam assessment. (The exam component will be worth 80% of the final grade.)
This course is a pathway to a huge range of higher education courses. The skills you learn will be invaluable for essay writing, dissertations, report writing and presentations in later life.
If you would like to find out more about how this could unfold for you, our advisors are on hand to help – just click the Contact an Advisor option to the right.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Nottingham directly.