Whether you are writing a blog, reading a film script, or analysing advertising copy, you need to use and understand language with its intended audience in mind. Studying A level English Language will enable you to improve your mastery of the language which 390 million people speak worldwide. This course includes coursework.
Unit 1 - Methods of language analysis
Unit 2 - Spoken English
Unit 3 - Language and power
Unit 4 - Identity and non-standard English
Unit 5 - Language and gender
Unit 6 - Original writing (NEA)
Unit 7 - Early child language acquisition
Unit 8 - Reading and writing
Unit 9 - Language change and diversity
Unit 10 - The language investigation (NEA)
If you plan on studying this course and English is not your first language, we recommend that you download a free course sample from the website to check that you will be able to engage fully with the course.
A GCSE or equivalent in English Language (minimum grade B) and English Literature (minimum grade B) is strongly recommended for this course.
Assessment and Qualifications Alliance
GCE A Level or equivalent
Variable - to suit the learner
No time limit
Payment by instalments available.
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