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English Language/Literature AS/A2 Level (Linear) at Anglo European School

Course description

 

Component 1: Voices in Speech and  Writing 40%

 

Students study:

 Voices in Speech and Writing: An Anthology

One drama text from a prescribed list.

Component 2: Varieties in Language and Literature 40%

 

Themes:

● Society and the Individual

● Love and Loss

● Encounters

● Crossing Boundaries

Coursework: Investigating and Creating Texts 20%

 

Assignment 1 – two pieces of original writing:

one piece of fiction writing and

one piece of creative non-fiction writing.

Assignment 2 – one analytical commentary

reflecting on their studied texts and

the pieces of writing they have produced.

 

Course content

See above.

Entry requirements

 

A grade B in GCSE English & English Literature.

Essay writing is a key feature of this course.

 

Assessment

 

Paper one-2hours 30 mins

Written examination, lasting 2 hours 30 minutes.

● Two sections – students answer the question in Section A and one question on

their chosen drama text in Section B.

Paper 2 - 2 hours 30 mins

● Two sections – students answer one question from a choice of four in Section A

and one question from a choice of four in Section B.

● Section A – Unseen Prose Non-fiction Texts: one essay question on an unseen

prose non-fiction extract. The unseen extract is linked to the studied theme.

● Section B – Prose Fiction and Other Genres: one comparative essay question on one prose fiction anchor text and one other text from a theme.

 

Future opportunities

N/A

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Anglo European School directly.

Last updated date: 19 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years

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