English Language is the study of both written and spoken language. It covers how
we talk in natural conversation and also how we alter our mode according to who
we are speaking to. Topics for AS include; Gender, Power and Technology. Lessons
will take the form of pupil presentations, seminar style discussions and close annotation
of a variety of materials..
You should study English Language if you are interested in learning about how language
works and how we communicate in society. You should also enjoy investigating particular
areas of linguistic study independently. You might also have enjoyed creative writing
at GCSE. The course will enable you to develop many different skills such as learning
about how we communicate with one another and how we use body language to get our
English Language is very in depth and it takes you right back to the roots of your
own personal language
You get to pick apart your own language use in A Level English Language and you’ll
find yourself analysing texts without even realising it!
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Covers 3 topics; language and gender, technology and power. You will study how language
in both written and spoken mediums alters in these context.
Development of your own writing skills, producing writing in different genres for
different audiences and purposes. You will produce two pieces of creative writing
for a different purpose and audience of approximately 1,000 words each.
This unit is divided into two topic areas; Child Language Acquisition and Language
Change. You will answer one question on each area.
Choice of a topic or area of English Language which you would like to investigate
and take further. This could be a topic covered at AS or a completely new area.
In discussion with your class teacher you will produce a project based assignment
on your chosen area of no more than 3,000 words.