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GCSE English Language

GCSE English Language

Course Code: 8514 Duration: 30 Weeks Attendance: Part Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 07/09/2020 Day: THU Time: 18:00 - 21:00

Overview

About the course

This course is for Adult Learners aged 19 or over who do not have an A*- C or 9 - 4  in GCSE English. We offer a GCSE English language course designed to inspire and motivate our students, providing appropriate stretch and challenge whilst ensuring that the assessment and texts are, as far as possible, accessible to all students.This course will enable you to develop the skills they need to read, understand and analyse a wide range of different texts and write clearly.

AQA 8700 English Language Course

What will I study?

On this GCSE English Language course, you will be taught to:

  • Read fluently, and with good understanding, a wide range of texts from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, including literature and literary non-fiction as well as other writing such as reviews and journalism
  • Read and evaluate texts critically and make comparisons between texts
  • Summarise and synthesise information or ideas from texts
  • Use knowledge gained from wide reading to inform and improve their own writing
  • Write effectively and coherently using Standard English appropriately
  • Use grammar correctly and punctuate and spell accurately
  • Acquire and apply a wide vocabulary, alongside a knowledge and understanding of grammatical terminology, and linguistic conventions for reading, writing and spoken language
  • Listen to and understand spoken language and use spoken Standard English effectively.

Costs

This course is free to all students who have not yet achieved at least a grade 4/C at GCSE level, otherwise the course costs are as follows:

Fees

FEE COST
Tuition £362
Exam £55.34

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Your course

How will I be taught?

You will draw upon a range of texts as reading stimulus and engage with creative as well as real and relevant contexts. Students will have opportunities to develop higher-order reading and critical thinking skills that encourage genuine enquiry into different topics and themes.

What modules are covered?

This course will prepare you for the following scheme of assessment:

How will I be assessed?

Assessment on this course consists of two externally-marked examinations in June. Results will be based on the new 9-1 grading system and some students will also complete a speaking and listening unit where appropriate.

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Your future

What Next?

Upon completion of this course, you may progress on to a variety of other programmes within the College or elsewhere; many learners complete GCSE English Language alongside other courses of study.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

If you already have a Functional Skill level 1 qualification, or a grade ‘D’ or ‘3’ from a previous GCSE attempt, you will be eligible to enrol on this course. However, we know that many will not have these qualifications, but this will not prevent you from joining our GCSE Adult courses.

If you do not have the above qualification, you will sit an Initial Assessment to check if this is the right course for you.

 
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Start Dates

Start Date Mode Day(s) Time Duration
07/09/2020 Part Time THU 18:00 - 21:00 30 Weeks
07/09/2020 Part Time TUE 18:00 - 21:00 30 Weeks
07/09/2020 Part Time THU 18:00 - 21:00 30 Weeks
07/09/2020 Part Time TUE 14:00 - 17:00 30 Weeks
07/09/2020 Part Time FRI 13:00 - 16:00 30 Weeks
07/09/2020 Part Time WED 09:15 - 12:00 30 Weeks
14/09/2021 Part Time TUE 18:00 - 21:00 30 Weeks
15/09/2021 Part Time WED 09:15 - 12:00 30 Weeks
21/09/2021 Part Time TUE 14:00 - 17:00 30 Weeks
23/09/2021 Part Time THU 18:00 - 21:00 30 Weeks
Start Date 07/09/2020
Mode Part Time
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Time 18:00 - 21:00
Duration 30 Weeks
Start Date 07/09/2020
Mode Part Time
Day(s) TUE
Time 18:00 - 21:00
Duration 30 Weeks
Start Date 07/09/2020
Mode Part Time
Day(s) THU
Time 18:00 - 21:00
Duration 30 Weeks
Start Date 07/09/2020
Mode Part Time
Day(s) TUE
Time 14:00 - 17:00
Duration 30 Weeks
Start Date 07/09/2020
Mode Part Time
Day(s) FRI
Time 13:00 - 16:00
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Start Date 07/09/2020
Mode Part Time
Day(s) WED
Time 09:15 - 12:00
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Start Date 14/09/2021
Mode Part Time
Day(s) TUE
Time 18:00 - 21:00
Duration 30 Weeks
Start Date 15/09/2021
Mode Part Time
Day(s) WED
Time 09:15 - 12:00
Duration 30 Weeks
Start Date 21/09/2021
Mode Part Time
Day(s) TUE
Time 14:00 - 17:00
Duration 30 Weeks
Start Date 23/09/2021
Mode Part Time
Day(s) THU
Time 18:00 - 21:00
Duration 30 Weeks
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