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English Literature A2 level at Aylesbury College

Course description

In this course, there will be opportunities to explore language use within a specific field.  You are encouraged to explore language use within specific contexts with which you are familiar or have an interest.  Recent studies have focused on speech development in children, rhetorical devices in President Obama‚Äôs recent speeches and the specific language use in Air Traffic Control.

Course content

You will study the development of the English Language from Old English in the fourth century to Late Modern English and the development of speech by young children and how we all acquire the ability to use language.


Example modules Language Investigation Language Development


Entry requirements

Minimum grade D or above in AS-Level English Literature.


You will carry out coursework throughout the course and sit a final examination.

Future opportunities

This course carries UCAS points for progression to university.

There are a number of industries that you will be able to consider.  These include Media, Primary and Secondary Teaching and Journalism.

Further information

There will be 2 classes every week, lasting 2 hours each, plus additional study as directed by the course leader (up to four hours each week).

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 January 2016

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