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English Language A-Level at New College Pontefract

Course description

With exciting text and data-based sources of language, this course introduces the study of English in its various forms and contexts, with the concepts and methods appropriate for the analysis of language.

The variety of assessment styles used, such as data analysis, discursive essays, directed writing, original writing and research-based investigative writing, allows you to develop
a wide range of skills. These include critical reading, data analysis, evaluation, the ability to develop and sustain arguments and a number of different writing skills which are invaluable for both further study and future employment.

Course content

The course includes:

  • Children’s language development
  • Language diversity and change
  • Language discourses
 Writing skills
  • Language investigation
 Original writing


Entry requirements

Level 5 English Language or Level 5 English Literature

Financial information

Financial support can be provided to students of families who are on low income to help with extra costs of staying on in education. If you need any further information please visit our website or contact student services.

How to apply

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Last updated date: 06 October 2017
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