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English Language A Level at Carlisle College

Course description

This course will encourage you to develop your interest in English, through learning about its structures and functions, developments and variations, and to increase your writing skills through producing texts for different audiences, purposes and in different genres. You will also gain an understanding of linguistic concepts and methods and use them to analyse and investigate a variety of text types found in everyday life.

Course content

Paper 1: Language, the individual and Society

  • Textual variations and representations
  • Children's language development (0-11 years)
  • Methods of language analysis are integrated into the activities

Paper 2: Language, diversity and change

  • Language diversity and change
  • Language discourses
  • Writing skills
  • Methods of language analysis are integrated into the activities

Non exam assessment: Language in Action

  • Language investigation
  • Original writing
  • Methods of language analysis are integrated into the activities

Entry requirements

Students would need to have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSE's at grades A* - C to include a B in English Language or Scottish equivalent.

Assessment

You will have regular homework and essays to complete. You will also complete exams and coursework.

Further information

You have a wide range of opportunities through completing an A level in English Language at University and can be very useful to build your own writing skills.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carlisle College directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016
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