A Level English Language looks at English in its various forms and contexts. It develops a variety of skills including critical reading, data analysis, evaluation, and the ability to develop and sustain arguments. You will study:
Exploring Language - Language under the microscope. Writing about a topical language issue. Comparing and contrasting texts
Dimensions of Linguistic Variation - Child language acquisition. Language in the media.Language change
Independent Language Research (coursework) - Investigation 2000 to 2500 words, Academic poster 750 to 1000 words
Many of our students go on to study English and related courses such as journalism at university.
For more information about this course please see the specification below or contact the Sixth Form team.