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English Language A Level at Kineton High School

Course description

This course is aimed at those students who are interested in our language, who like to write in a variety of ways, who enjoy discussion and who would be interested in the collection and analysis of data from a range of real life situations including informal conversations, the advertising media, newspapers, leaflets and brochures, as well as literary texts on occasion.

Course content

The study of English Language at A Level combines theory and practice. You will learn about, and research, such issues as language change, children’s language, language diversity and how to describe the structures of our language using the appropriate grammatical terminology. At the same time, you will have plenty of opportunity to write in a wide variety of ways.

To study English Language, you need to be:

-a competent and enthusiastic writer;
- keen to read a wide variety of texts for information;
- willing to develop your skills in analysis, investigation and research;
- interested in working with others in collaborative activities;
- interested in how language works, its history, and its great variety.

Entry requirements

In order to study English Language A-Level you will need to achieve grade 5 or above in GCSE English Language.

Assessment

Examination
Non examination assessment – Language Investigation

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 February 2017
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