This OCR GCSE English Language course has been designed to help you explore communication, culture and creativity. You will read a variety of literary and non-fiction texts from across a range of genres and time periods, developing your independent and critical reading skills and helping you to develop your voice as a writer.
The course takes place as a 2.5-hour session, once a week, with either a morning or evening session available to choose from. A range of reading and written tasks will be set on a weekly basis for students to complete for their English tutor.
The grade received at the end of the course is entirely based on performance in two exam papers, which will last two hours each. Additionally, a Speaking and Listening assessment is a key requirement of the course.
Applicants should ideally have a grade D/3 in GCSE English Language. Those applicants without these qualifications will be required to attend an assessment to ascertain their suitability for the course.
This course has been designed to support you through a GCSE qualification in English Language.
Modules covered will include:
Paper 1: Communicating information and ideas
This exam paper focuses on reading and writing non-fiction tasks and has two sections:
Section A: Reading information and ideas
Section B: writing for audience, impact and purpose.
Paper 2: Exploring effects and impact
This exam paper focuses on reading and writing narrative fiction and literary non-fiction and has two sections:
Section A: Reading meaning and effects
Section B: Writing imaginatively and creatively
Both exam papers are two hours in length and are worth 50% each of your GCSE English Language grade. You will be awarded a grade from 1 to 9, with 9 being a top grade.
Students may choose to continue their studies within College by progressing onto one of the following courses:
Access to HE
This course can also open up opportunities to a range of university courses.
If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you.
For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email email@example.com
Course code: B34119
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