English Language and Literature A Level - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This is an ideal subject if you want to develop your written and analytical skills. You will study a variety of texts analysing this material from both a literary and linguistic viewpoint. You will also produce your own writing and complete a coursework folder. For anyone interested in future careers such as teaching, journalism, the creative arts and marketing to name but a few, this would be a great choice.

Units of study include:

Paper 1 – Telling Stories

  • Remembered places – The representation of place
  • Imagined worlds – Point of view and genre in prose
  • Poetic voices – The forms and functions of poetic voice
  • Methods of language analysis are integrated into the activities

Paper 2 – Exploring Conflict

  • Writing about society – The role of the individual in society, and re-creative writing based on set texts
  • Critical commentary – Evaluating own writing
  • Dramatic Encounters – Conflict in drama
  • Methods of language analysis are integrated into the activities

Coursework

  • Making connections – Investigation on a chosen theme and texts
  • Methods of language analysis are integrated into the activity

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through written examinations and coursework.

Course Summary

Course Title English Language and Literature A Level
Entry Requirements

 You need five GCSEs in the A* to C or 9 to 5
range, including Maths and English.

Campus
Start Date
Level  
Day(s)  
Start Time  
End Time  
Code  
Duration  
Remaining Places  

Spotlight

I chose to study at the College as it offered me the chance to study the subject I was most interested in and it has an excellent reputation, so I knew I could achieve here.

Callum Sherwood

Additional Information

Add to Shortlist

© 2018 Bridgwater & Taunton College, Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4PZ, United Kingdom | Terms / Privacy / Cookies | Accessibility Made by Wave