English Language A-Level at Worthing College
The course aims to develop your understanding of the English Language - what it is and how it works and how it has changed since 1600. You will explore a wide variety of English Language texts - spoken, written and multi-modal, and you will learn how to analyse language use in different contexts.
You will study:
- Language and Context
- Language and Identity
- Child Language
- Areas from the following: Global English, Gender Identity, Journalism, Power
- Non-examined assessment will take the form of a creative writing folder with commentaries.
You will also study 'language frameworks' to help you analyse language.
A minimum of five GCSEs at A*- C grade, including a grade B in either English or English Language.
You will be assessed at the end of two years by three exams one of 2 hours and 15 minutes; one of 1 hour and one of 1 hour 45 minutes. Also by non-exam assessment (coursework) which adds up to 3000 words in total.
You may be assessed for an AS qualification in this course at the end of your first year as a measure of your progress.
Go on to study English at a higher level at university.
Use it as a widely recognised entrance qualification for many degree courses.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Worthing College directly.