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English Language AS level at Hornsey School for Girls

Course description

Students will have opportunities to go on educational visits and, where possible, we will explore real examples of language being used in different contexts, whether this is a radio play being performed or hearing a speech being delivered.

Unit 1: Categorising Texts. Section A looks at methods of exploring and understanding spoken and written language in everyday sources. Section B explores the the introduction to the study of language and focuses on three specific social contexts: Language & Power, Language & Gender and Language & Technology.

Unit 2: Creating Texts. Candidates produce two pieces of different genres and for different audiences and purposes

Entry requirements

You will need at least five A* - C grades at GCSE with a B in English


The AS Level for English Language is assessed by a portfolio of written coursework and an exam.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hornsey School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016
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