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English Language and Literature at Island Innovation VI Form Campus

Course description

AS and A Level English Language and

Literature allows you to study both

branches of English as interconnecting

disciplines. You will have the opportunity

to read and discuss a wide range of literary

and non-literary texts from different

contexts, modes and genres, while

also exploring the social, historical and

linguistic issues that those texts influence

and reflect. This qualification is a very

good and respected preparation for most

undergraduate courses, but particularly

Journalism, Law, Philosophy, History,

Media Studies, Film Studies and Modern

Foreign Languages, as well as English.

 At both AS and

 

 

 

Course content

A unique feature of this English AS/A

Level is that there is just one piece of

coursework: the AS Level is assessed

purely by exams.Independent, confident and reflective

reader, analysing the thematic, literary,

linguistic and stylistic elements of texts.

You will draw on those texts to create

your own writing in a particular style,

register or voice for a specific purpose

and audience, to demonstrate your

ability to use language effectively and

accurately. As well as studying prose,

poetry, non-fiction and drama texts,

you will explore various representations

of the spoken language we use and

encounter in our own lives, from

dramatic scripts and dialogue in novels,

to political speeches and transcripts of

everyday conversations.

Entry requirements

Students must have achieved grade C

or above either in GCSE English

Language and GCSE English Literature

or in GCSE English.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Island Innovation VI Form Campus directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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