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English Language & Literature at Aldercar Community Language College

Course description

Unit 1 - Integrated Analysis and Text Production - Two
questions on two set texts ‘The History Boys’ by Alan Bennett
and ‘Property’ by Oscar Wilde. One question will ask you to
analyse literary and stylistic features; the other task will ask you
to create a language production such as a newspaper article,
letter, or a conversation between characters.
Unit 2 - Analysing Speech and Its Representation - one
question will expect you to analyse and compare two unseen
spoken texts; the other question will focus on a set text
(currently Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’) and ask you to focus on the
way speech is used and represented as well as relevant
stylistic matters.

A Level (Two Years)
Unit 4 - Comparative Analysis and Text Adaptation - there are
two questions. One will ask you to analyse and compare three
texts. The other might ask you to produce a talk to a specific
audience and comment on your language choices and other
stylistic features. The two set texts will be non-fiction:
‘Cupcakes and Kalashnikovs: 100 hundred years of the best
journalism by women’ the other: ‘A House Somewhere: Tales of
Life Abroad’.
Unit 5 - Comparative Analysis through: Independent study -
Coursework on a Comparison of poetry and prose.

Entry requirements

Grade C or above English/English Literature GCSE and four other GCSEs at C or above

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Aldercar Community Language College directly.

Last updated date: 02 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years