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English GCSE

Languages, Literature and Culture

Languages, Literature and Culture
Languages, Literature and Culture
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code ENG-GCS
Qualification Type GCSE or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

If you haven’t managed to achieve your grade C/4 you will have to re-sit your English Language GCSE. You will do the course in one year alongside your main programme of study.

Details

You will study a wide range of texts from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, including literature and non-fiction as well as other writing such as reviews and journalism. You will also have an element of creative writing. 

How will it be delivered?

Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing
• Section A – Reading: questions on an unseen 19th-century fiction extract.
• Section B – Writing: a choice of two writing tasks. The tasks are linked by a theme to the reading extract.
Paper 2: Non-Fiction and Transactional Writing
• Section A – Reading: questions on two thematically linked, unseen 20th- and 21st-century non-fiction texts.
• Section B – Writing: a choice of two writing tasks.
The tasks are linked by a theme to the reading extracts.
Speaking and Listening
This is a separate qualification. There is one assessment to complete and it is a presentation task.

Entry requirements

A grade D/3 in English or equivalent.

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