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A Level English Literature at Great Baddow High School

Course description

AS:
The course is designed to encourage you to develop an interest in and enjoyment of literary study through reading widely and critically. You should develop your love of literary texts by reading across centuries, styles of writing and genres.
 
As well as developing your love of reading, you should be able to communicate your knowledge, understanding and insight using accurate and coherent written expression.
 
How the course is assessed
Two examinations:
- Love Through the Ages: Shakespeare and Poetry
- Love Through the Ages: Prose
 
The course is designed to encourage you to develop a deeper enjoyment of literary study through reading widely and critically and with sophistication. You should develop your love of literary texts by reading across centuries, styles of writing and genres.
 
As well as developing love of literature, you should be able to communicate your knowledge, understanding and insight using accurate and sophisticated written expression.
 
Two examinations:
- Love Through the Ages: Shakespeare, Unseen Poetry and Comparing Texts
- Texts in Shared Contexts: Either WWI And Its Aftermath or Modern Times
 
One piece of coursework:
- Independent Critical Study : Texts Across Time

 

Assessment

Two exams (80% of assessment) and 20% coursework.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Great Baddow High School directly.

Last updated date: 30 April 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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