During the A level in English Language you will discover how language is all around us – in adverts, newspapers, subtitles, and webpages. This course explores the English Language from different perspectives.
You will study topics such as Language Development in Children, Accent and Dialect, The Changes in Language Across Time, Spoken Language and Political Correctness.
In your first year of the A level in English Language, you will study AS and complete two papers. This can be a standalone qualification. In your second year, you will study A2 and again complete two papers. On successful completion of all four papers, you will be awarded the full A level.
This paper covers an introduction to linguistic frameworks (grammar, lexis, phonology, graphology) and how to use them in text analysis.
This paper looks at different varieties of English (regional, national, occupations and social), their structure, how to relate to identify and attitudes to varieties of English.
In your second year of the A level in English Language, you will study A2. Together with your English Language AS they will complete your A-level qualification.
In addition to the units taught at AS level, you will also cover language change from 1600 to the present day and child language development.
You will develop your understanding of international varieties of English and how ethnicity influences language choice and use.
You will produce a piece of original writing and conduct a language investigation in an area of language that interests you.
This A level in English Language is free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.
For those aged 19+, this course will cost :
Year 1, AS Level - £724
Year 2, A Level - £1263
If you are aged 19-23, fee remission may apply depending on personal circumstances, please enquire with the Registry Department for further information on 01205 365701
If you are aged 19 years or over on the 1st day of your course, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with your College fees. If you progress to employment you won't have to pay anything back until you’re earning £25,000 per year. Your household income isn't taken into account and there's no credit check. Your eligibility depends on your course, nationality, and age. To find out more contact the College Information Line on 01205 313218
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Fees may vary depending on personal circumstances, please enquire for further information.
Please note that all fees are subject to change.
There are no specific costs but students may be asked to contribute towards educational visits and other activities.
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