On this course, you will explore a range of spoken, written and multi-modal texts, to analyse the ways in which language-use is adapted according to different contexts. You will also study a diverse range of linguistic topics including how we shape our identities according to factors like: gender, dialect, ethnicity/diversity & power, occupation and class, while developing the skills of analysis, grammar and writing.

You will also learn about how the English language has changed over the last 400 years and the ways in which children acquire speech and literacy. In addition, you will produce coursework worth 20% of the final grade, including original writing and a commentary of your writing-techniques.

Component 1: Language Variation (9EN0/01)

● Externally assessed 35%

● Section A – Individual Variation:

● Section B – Variation over Time

 

Component 2: Child Language (9EN0/02)

● Externally assessed 20%

 

Component 3: Investigating Language (9EN0/03)

● Externally assessed 25%

 

Non-examination assessment: Crafting Language (9EN0/04)

● Internally assessed, externally moderated 20%

 

 

English Language and Literature A2

On this course, you will explore a range of spoken, written and multi-modal texts, to analyse the ways in which language-use is adapted according to different contexts. You will also study a diverse range of linguistic topics including how we shape our identities according to factors like: gender, dialect, ethnicity/diversity & power, occupation and class, while developing the skills of analysis, grammar and writing.

You will also learn about how the English language has changed over the last 400 years and the ways in which children acquire speech and literacy. In addition, you will produce coursework worth 20% of the final grade, including original writing and a commentary of your writing-techniques.

Component 1: Language Variation (9EN0/01)

● Externally assessed 35%

● Section A – Individual Variation:

● Section B – Variation over Time

 

Component 2: Child Language (9EN0/02)

● Externally assessed 20%

 

Component 3: Investigating Language (9EN0/03)

● Externally assessed 25%

 

Non-examination assessment: Crafting Language (9EN0/04)

● Internally assessed, externally moderated 20%

 

 

Advanced work on Poetry, Prose and Drama.

Poetry, Prose and Drama