By studying the language as a real-life tool of communication, you will become a better speaker, reader and writer
as you learn the structures and conventions that govern all human interaction. If you like discussing and evaluating
how language is being used in a wide range of contexts and also enjoy producing your own texts; then this course is
You will firstly learn all the grammar concepts and
terminology you need to evaluate how language is being
used in any text. You will then explore how language
is used in a range of different contexts including:
spontaneous conversations, the media and multimedia,
fictional and non-fictional texts.
You will also explore a range of different issues
surrounding the language, such as the history and
development of English, language and power, language
and gender, different varieties of English and child
language acquisition. You will use this knowledge to
produce your own investigation for coursework and then
apply all that you have learned over the two years in the
Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and English Literature.
Developing critical reading and writing skills make this
subject useful for all degree level subjects and careers.
Students have progressed into careers as diverse as law,
education, media, business, social work, advertising and