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Full-Time & A Level Courses

English language A Level

Level 3

Course code: AG3386K
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > A Level
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: A Levels,English
Location: Ludlow
No fee information available

About the course

Are you interested in why certain people speak like they do? Have you ever noticed how speech is influenced by gender or regional location? Do you know what makes a good communicator? Did you know that approximately 25,000 new words are added to the Oxford English Dictionary every year? English Language gives you the chance to actively engage with everyday language: to understand how it works, evolves and changes, whilst celebrating its diversity.

Why choose us

Lecture days and visiting speakers. Enhance your writing and performance in all your academic subjects. Essential grounding for nearly all university courses in English; therefore, an ideal complement to English Literature A level. Practical approach. 100% pass rate achieved since 2015.

What you could do next

Language skills are relevant to all academic and vocational subjects. You can go on to take a specialist degree in English Language, Communication or Linguistics. Career possibilities for English specialists range from teaching, journalism and publishing to speech and language therapy.

Popular modules

  • Child Language Development

  • Discourse Analysis

  • Language and Identity

  • Language change

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via 2 external written exams and 20% coursework (NEA).

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) including English.