Based at the Workington Academy site.
Grade 5 in GCSE English Language
Paper 1: Language and the individual.
This assesses textual variations and representations. Methods of language analysis are integrated into the activities. This makes up 50% of the AS level.
Paper 2: Language Varieties
This unit looks at language diversity and writing skills. Methods of language analysis are integrated into the activities. This makes up 50% of the AS level.
Paper 1: Language, the individual and society
This assesses textual variations and representations and children’s language development (0-10 years).
Paper 2: Language diversity and change
This assesses language diversity and change, language discourses and writing skills.
Students will complete a language investigation and a piece of original writing,plus commentary.
This course is for students who wish to explore the functions and structures of writing, speech and conversation and who wish to discover how language functions in different social contexts.
AS English Language
Students will study towards two examinations at the end of the academic year
A2 English Language
This course builds upon the knowledge gained from the AS course. Students will learn how our language has developed under the influence of a variety of contextual factors and how these changes may be analysed and evaluated.
Students will study towards two examinations at the end of the academic year worth 40% each of the A level and a non-exam assessment worth 20% of the A level.
Studying English Language can involve exploring almost any use of words. You will have the opportunity to study the ways English language is used in a variety of forms. Your English language course will also teach you to analyse language at many levels.
Studying English teaches you how to write clearly and effectively. The analytical and communication abilities that an English qualification provides are called ‘transferable skills’: they are useful in almost any occupation.