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ENGLISH LANGUAGE GCE AS LEVEL (AQA) at Durham Johnston Comprehensive School

Course description

AS Level units: Unit 1: Exploring and understanding spoken and written language; the roles of purpose, audiences and contexts and the impact of these pressures upon language production and reception; analysis and investigation of a variety of exreacts taken from everyday sources Unit 2: Development of personal writing; writing to entertain,to persuade, to inform, to instruct; the use of register and style

Entry requirements

See our website: www.durham-johnston.durham.sch.uk

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in English Language, which could lead onto higher education in English Language or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to English Language such as a Teacher, Journalist, or Editor. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking. You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in English Language, which could lead onto higher education in English Language or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to English Language such as a Teacher, Journalist, or Editor. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Durham Johnston Comprehensive School directly.

Last updated date: 18 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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