Grade 6 in GCSE English Language
Why Choose English Language?
Language connects us all; it helps to deﬁne our identity and relationship with others; it shapes our view of the world; it has a fascinating and colourful history and its uses (and abuses) can create ﬁerce, passionate debate.
What is Involved?
- Variation and representation in language
- Children’s language development
- Language diversity and change
- Language discourses and debates
Methods of language analysis are integrated into activities throughout the course Modules & Assessment:
At the end of the two-year course there are two written examination papers. Additionally, there will be two pieces of non-examination assessment:
Paper 1: 40% of A-level - focus on variations, representations & children's language development (2 hours)
Paper 2: 40% of A-level - focus on diversity, language change and debates (2 hours)
Non-examination assessment -20% of A-level - a language investigation and a piece of original writing with a commentary. This is 3,500 words long.
of A-level students achieved grades A*-B
of A-level students achieved grades A*-C