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English Language A2 Level at Aylesbury College

Course description

At A2, the specification explores the nature and functions of language, how its key constituent parts have developed under the influence of a variety of contextual factors and how these changes may be analysed and evaluated creatively.

Course content

This course encourages you to develop an interest and enjoyment of literature.  This is achieved through reading widely, critically and independently, across centuries, genre and gender, and through experience of an extensive range of views about texts and how to read them.


Example modules Love Through the Ages - Reading for Meaning Love Through the Ages - Extended Essay & Shakespeare Study


Entry requirements

AS Level at D or above in English Language.


There will be a combination of coursework and exams.

Future opportunities

Once successfully complete, you will be able to proceed to a Bachelor of Arts in a number of subjects.  These include English, Linguistics, Media and Cultural Studies, Languages, Law and Education.

There are a number of positions you can consider these include Teaching, Journalism, Publishing and Advertising.

Further information

You will spend 4 hours per week at College.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 January 2016

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