To improve your use of the English language and to enjoy using it; developing research, investigation and analytical skills is excellent preparation for further study or entering the workplace.
This course, although involving some creative work, has a clear focus on grammar. You should be willing to focus on some close, analytical linguistic work for this course. Your technical accuracy should be good. You should also be prepared to assimilate a number of linguistic terms, if you are to perform well on this course
Unit 1- Language; the individual in society
Section A – Language and representation
Section B – Child language acquisition
Unit 2- Language, Diversity & Change
Section A- Language, diversity & change
Section B- Language discourses
Unit 3- Using & Investigating Language
Section A- Piece of original creative writing & commentary
Section B- Language investigation
5 in English Language GCSE and 5 in English Literature GCSE.