English Language A Level at Southfield School for Girls Specialist Sports and Science College
Why should i study English Langauge?
English Language builds upon the skills gained at GCSE. There are a variety of assessment styles used, such as:data analysis, discursive essays, directed writing, original writing and research-based investigative writing. This broad spectrum allows students to develop a wide range of skills. These include critical reading, data analysis, evaluation, the ability to develop and sustain arguments and a number of different writing skills which are invaluable for both further study and future employment
English Language is now a two year course, assessment at the end of the second year. In both courses you will cover:
- Methods of language analysis
- How people acquire language
- Language and representation
- Language Diversity
- Language Change
- Writing skills
- Original Writing for different audiences and purposes
- Discursive essay writing skills
At least Grade 6 in GCSE English Language and GCSE Grade 6 English Literature.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southfield School for Girls Specialist Sports and Science College directly.