English Language AS and A Level at The Oxford Academy
Students of AS/ A Level English Language learn to build on the skills they’ve developed at GCSE, by engaging creatively and critically with a wide range of texts and discourses. You’ll get the chance to work on data analysis, discursive essays, directed writing, original writing and research-based investigative writing, which will allow you to develop a wide range of skills. These include critical reading, 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.
Language, the individual and society: Textual variations and representations, children’s language development (0–11 years) and methods of language analysis are integrated into the activities
Language diversity and change: Language diversity and change, language discourses and writing skills and methods of language analysis are integrated into the activities
Language in action: Language investigation, original writing, and methods of language analysis are integrated into the activities
5 A*-C including English and Maths level 5; minimum level 6 in GCSE English Language
There are a number of exciting careers ahead of someone studying AS/ A Level English Language including:
- Media and journalism
- Academia: linguistic research and analysis
- Advertising and marketing
- Business, accounting and finance
- Health service
There are also opportunities for further study in any of these fields, with an A Level in English language. Other courses you might be interested in include Level 3 Digital Creative Media Production or Performing Arts.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Oxford Academy directly.