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English Language and Literature AS level at Shoeburyness High School

Course description

You will study a variety of non-fiction and literary texts, analysing how writers convey their attitudes, values and ideas. You will learn how spoken voices are formed and written voices are created in non-literary and digital texts. You will also learn how to write in a range of styles for specific purposes.

Entry requirements

You must have a C grade in English Language.


What’s in the exam?

AS Unit 1: Section A- one text transformation response to one text from Voices in Speech and Writing: An Anthology Section B- one comparative essay question on one unseen extract selected from 20th or 21st century texts and one text from the anthology. (1h 30m)

AS Unit 2:  Section A- one essay question based on an extract from a chosen prose fiction anchor text Section B- one essay question based on the study of the other text selected from a chosen theme. (1h 30m)

Future opportunities

An A-level in English Language and Literature can lead to entry on a variety of Further and Higher education courses.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year