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A-LEVEL ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

Price:£325

English Language and Literature combines both the literary and linguistic sides of English. English is considered a core skill by both universities and employers. This A-Level shows analysis, creative thinking, in-depth research techniques, and reading comprehension.

A Level English Language & Literature

Course code:9EL0

Delivery method: Online and Paper Based

Course duration: 24 Months

Entry requirements: English GCSE or equivalent

Award achieved: Pearson Edexcel A-Level English Language & Literature

Awarding body: Pearson Edexcel

The first time the full A Level exams can be taken is June 2017, the AS exams can be taken from June 2016. 

English Language and Literature combines both the literary and linguistic sides of English. English is considered a core skill by both universities and employers. This A-Level shows analysis, creative thinking, in-depth research techniques, and reading comprehension.

During this A-Level English Language and Literature course you will explore voices in speech, varieties in language and literature while studying classics authors like Arthur Miller, Emily Bronte and Oscar Wilde.

Upon successful completion of the exam and practical assessments (as administered by Pearson Edexcel) you will have achieved an internationally recognised Pearson Edexcel A-Level English Language and Literature.

Tutor support

Our A-Level courses come with tutor feedback and support by email for 24 months. They will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance through any trickier parts of the course whenever you need it.

You will also receive a study guide to help you with all aspects of studying, essay writing and general student skills

 
  • Developing an enthusiasm for English language and literature
  • Use the concepts learned in a variety of contexts
  • Develop a critical and enquiring approach to the study of English language and literature
  • Engage creatively with a wide range of texts
  • Develop skills as a producer and interpreter of language
  • Develop the ability to study independently and over a sustained time period

The Pearson Edexcel A-Level English Language and Literature qualification is gained once both exam papers are successfully completed along with coursework. These exams are administered by the Pearson Edexcel and assessment centre details will be included with your course, as well as practice papers so that you are more than prepared for your assessments. You will need to contact your local examination centre to work through your coursework requirements.

In addition, there will be a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the course materials, with the tutor sending comments to guide you through any areas of potential difficulty, as well as a range of self-assessments that are indicators that you understand the materials as you work through them. These are for your own information, and do not need to be shown to your course tutor.

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Online and Paper Based

The course is primarily an online course using a Learning Management System (LMS).

You can also choose to have a paper version of the course sent to you.

The online course has many features that cannot be printed such as embedded videos, forums and interactive tests.

The course includes Tutor Marked Assessments which you access and submit through the online system.

Course Outline

You must sit two examinations and submit a piece of coursework

Paper 1: Voices in speech and writing

This paper consists of two section. It’s open book so you can take a clean copy of the prescribed text into the exam

Section A: Voices in the 20th-21st Century Text

One essay question on an unseen extract selected from 20th and 21st century sources one text from the anthology

Section B: Drama Texts

One extract based essay on the chosen drama text;

Exam length: 2 hours, 40% of A-Level, 8 questions (You answer 2) 50 marks, 25 for each section

Paper 2: Varieties in Language and Literature

This paper consists of two section. It’s open book so you can take a clean copy of the prescribed text into the exam

Section A: Unseen Prose Non-Fiction Texts

One essay question on an unseen extract of non-fiction prose from a choice of four. The unseen extract is linked to the study theme.

Section B: Drama Texts

One comparative essay question from a choice of four on one prise fiction anchor text and the other from a theme

Exam length: 2 hours, 40% of A-Level, 8 questions (You answer 2) 50 marks, 25 for each section

Paper 3: Coursework Investigating and Creating Texts

The coursework component consists of two assignments

Assignment 1: Two pieces of original writing, one piece of fiction writing and one piece of creative non-fiction wiring

Assignment 2: One analytical commentary reflecting on your studies texts and the two original writing pieces you have produced

20% of the A-Level (60 Marks, 36 for Assignment 1 and 24 for Assignment 2)

 

Course Content

Unit 1: Voices in Speech and Writing

Voices in Speech and Writing: An Anthology

Arthur Miller, All My Sons

Unit 2: Varieties in Language and Literature

Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights

Angela Carter, The Bloody Chamber

Unit 3: Coursework

Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

Wendy Jones, Grayson Perry: A portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl

 

Mock Exams:

Your online course contains mini assessments at the end of each chapter. However, if you wish to sit a Mock Exam before the finals, we can arrange that at the centre or online. Mock exam fees are additional, and they may vary from £25 to £50 per paper.  

Please contact us on 02033028140 or visit our exam centre website for more information and guidance on how to book your final exam http://privateexamcentre.co.uk/.

Final Exams:

Roughly 6 months before your chosen exam date, you should book your place at an exam centre to take the final exam exams for A-Level Certificates.

Advanced level qualifications (known as A levels) are subject-based qualifications conferred as part of the General Certificate of Education, as well as a school leaving qualification offered by educational bodies in the United Kingdom. The exams take place every summer (May/June), and results are released in August.

Please contact us on 02033028140 or visit our exam centre website for more information and guidance on how to book your final exam http://privateexamcentre.co.uk/

Your exam fees aren’t included in the course cost as they’re paid directly to the exam centre. They’ll vary depending on which centre you choose. It is recommended to book your exams will in advance to avoid late booking fees. Book your exams now!

How to Enrol: 

  • If you’d like to pay in full, you can enrol online using the ‘Purchase’ button.
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  • If you have any disabilities which you think might affect your studies or assessments, please let us know before you enrol so we can advise you on whether reasonable adjustments can be made to accommodate your needs.

Once your purchase is completed, you will receive your login details within 24 hours, and you will be good to go! Everyone at BestGrade wishes you the best of luck on your studying journey! We know it’s both rewarding and challenging, but your qualification will make a significant contribution to your career path and life. Good luck!

 
 

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