English Language GCSE Course
This English Language GCSE course covers all that you will need to know about written English and prepares students for the Edexcel English Language IGCSE qualification 4EB1. The course allows you to get ready for your examinations and will fully prepare you in time to sit the exams. With a dedicated tutor throughout, you will be able to work through each section of the course, get help when required and complete examinations in order to fully prepare for your exams.
|Study time:||120 hours|
|Enrolment length:||12 months|
|Course format:||Paper based pack|
|Assignments:||4 written assignments and mock exams|
|Entry requirements:||None specific|
GCSE English Language Units
Unit 1- Language Basics
This unit will cover the basic principles of English that are required to complete the rest of the course successfully. Be sure to refer back to this unit as it will become a useful aid throughout your course and in your IGCSE English Language examination.
Unit 2- Reading and analysing texts
The focus of this unit consists of reading and being able to analyse a diverse range of texts. This unit directly corresponds with the skills and tasks that will be required of you during Section A of the exam.
Unit 3- Reading and writing
This unit will focus on teaching you the information that is directly related to completing the Section B exam question. This includes further analysis of more texts and writing your own texts that are designed to be written for a specific purpose, audience, form and tone. A large amount of time will be spent on writing skills and how to improve your own writing.
Unit 4- Creative writing
This section will focus on the techniques of writing three different forms of text. These are argumentative/discursive writing, narrative writing and descriptive writing.