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Level 3

EDX L3 A Level in English Language

COURSE OVERVIEW

The course aims to develop your understanding of the English Language – what it is and how it works and how it has changed since 1550. Students will explore a wide variety of English Language texts – spoken, written and multi-modal, and will learn how to analyse language use in different contexts.

Topics studied will include:

• You will study “language frameworks” to help you analyse language in the following areas: Language Variation.

• Child Language.

• An investigation of areas from a choice of the following: Gender Identity, Journalism or Power.

• Non-examined assessment (coursework) will take the form of a creative writing folder with two pieces of differentiated writing and one commentary.

A wide range of teaching and learning styles is used during the course. Lessons include: discussion, group work, task-based learning and research activities. It is also expected that you will work independently outside lessons, completing a range of tasks and activities which are provided in an Independent Study Pack.

FURTHER INFORMATION

You need a minimum of five GCSEs at 9-4, including grade 5 in English Language and grade 4 in Maths.

You need to be able to analyse different texts, paying close attention to how language has an impact on a variety of audiences. You also need to have a keen interest in how language works and how it is used to influence others.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

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HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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