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English Language

English Language challenges students both to analyse texts and to write their own.  In doing so, they develop their own original writing skills and the ability to analyse both written and spoken language varieties.  Students are also encouraged to collect their own resaerch data for highly rewarding individual projects.

At a glance: English Language A Level

Specific Entry Requirements: Grade 6 in English Language.

Teacher to contact: Mr Mike Cripps

Is this the course for you?  Are you interested in: Analysing texts? Developing your own editorial and writing skills? Exploring the effective use of language? Learning about grammar and its usage?

Progression: A subject well regarded for a wide range of university subjects and careers including journalism, law, business, teaching, marketing, speech therapy and research.

Teaching Methods: Group work, presentation, seminars, discussion and investigations, role play, research methods and fieldwork in a variety of areas including media texts and spoken language transcripts.

Exam Board: AQA