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English Language and Literature A level at Tolworth Sixth Form

Course description

This integrated English Language and Literature course offers opportunities for you to develop your subject expertise in literary and non - literary discourses. You will engage creatively and critically with a wide range of texts, bringing the nature of li terary discourse into sharper view. Using literary and linguistic concepts and methods, you will analyse literary and non - literary texts in a range of modes and genres, in the process gaining insights into the nature of different discourses and ideas about creativity.

Key areas of learning: the representation of place, point of view and genre in prose, the forms and functions of poetic voice, creative transformations of texts and critical reflection on your own processes of production. You will study both fiction e.g. prose, poetry and drama and non - fiction texts e.g. personal letters, spontaneous speech, multimedia texts.

Entry requirements

Candidates wi ll be expected to have gained 5 GCSE grades A* - C including English Language at grade 5 a nd English Literature at grade 5 This course will suit you if you enjoy reading and analysing language, you are prepared to think and work independently, to share your ideas through discussion and to present work in the classroom. You will be expected to complete regular essay based and c reative writing assignments as well as keeping a log of your own wider reading

Further information

Key skills developed: producing and interpreting language, critical, creative and analytical skills all required both for progression to higher education and for enhanced employability.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tolworth Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2017
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