Below are the three learning outcomes that one should aim to meet while studying part 1 of the english language and literature course for each outcome brief explanation is offered the learning outcomes in bold are taken from the ib guide for langauge a: language and literature. Edexcel gce as and a level english language and literature information for students and teachers, including the specification, past papers, news and support english language and literature (2008) edexcel a level english language and literature (2008) specification the course provides imaginative and engaging choices of texts and. Watson hall, front entrance in winter, home of the department of english language and literature courtesy of s king courtesy of s king watson hall, november street view, home of the department of english language and literature. English studies (usually called simply english) is an academic discipline taught in primary, secondary, and post-secondary education in english-speaking countries it is not to be confused with english taught as a foreign language, which is a distinct discipline.
Around 100 students opt for the language and literature as qualification, (other options are english literature, and english language) with an average class size of 23. Academic experience as an english student, like at any university, my contact hours are limited due to the nature of the course involving a lot of private study and reading/ writing time, english students tend to be in classrooms and lecture halls a total of eight hours a week. English language and literature is a two year linear course that allows you to engage with all three literary genres (poetry, prose and drama) but also allows you to be creative and investigative the first year of the course will provide a varied introduction to english language and literature studies, focusing on how and why we tell stories.
The wjec gce as and a level in english language and literature encourages this specification is designed to promote the integrated study of english language and english literature it enables learners to develop intellectual maturity through fundamental to the course as a whole, learners will demonstrate knowledge and. A dissertation in any area of english language or literature second and third year (final honour school) course ii course ii focuses on earlier literature and the history of english. Language in cultural context focuses on: how language develops in specific contexts, how meaning is determined by context and how people express their identities throught language in this part of the course students are introduced to a range of text types, centered around various themes and topics.
Introduction why choose aqa for as and a-level english language and literature specifications designed for you and your students we have worked closely with teachers and universities to develop accessible and stimulating courses in which students engage creatively and independently with a variety of spoken, written and multi-modal texts. Coursework examples example english language coursework – sample coursework covering the legalisation of drugs in the uk published: tue, 03 apr 2018 example english literature coursework example english literature coursework – sample coursework on the role of men and women in shakespeare’s play, the winter’s tale published. From 2020 this syllabus will be replaced by the updated syllabus, cambridge igcse literature in english (0475) notice for uk schools june 2016 is the final examination series in which syllabus 0486 will be funded in uk state schools and included in uk performance tables. A-level english language & literature entry requirements although the a-level english language & literature programmes build on the course content of gcse, it is not necessary to have this qualification before undertaking an a-level.
Support the teaching of english language, english literature and english language and literature their as course and all the a-level exams at the end of their a-level course 21 as 211 subject content 312 imagined worlds (page 14 ) 313 poetic voices (page 15. Completing english coursework is a necessary part of various examinations in the uk in subjects such as english language and literature these include general certificates of secondary education ( gcse ), advanced subsidiary (as) or advanced (a) level. Key dates for gce english language 2018-19 online exam review here you will find a collection of interactive units that bring together a number of elements including general data, exam questions, their marking schemes and examiner comments, which will lead you through a review of exam questions. The english language has developed over the course of more than 1,400 years the earliest forms of english, a set of anglo-frisian dialects brought to great britain by anglo-saxon settlers in the fifth century, are called old english. Completing this course in gcse level 2 english language & literature could open up countless opportunities for you throughout your life doing a level 2 course means that you will be able to get an a-c grade in english, which is a frequent requirement when applying for jobs or other courses.
England’s insular imaginings – inaugural lecture of professor lorna hutson, merton professor of english literature lecture theatre 2, english faculty 24 oct. Gcse 9-1 english language and literature resources, aqa a level pre-2015 resources, aqa a level english language a, aqa a level english language b, aqa a level english language & literature a been used successfully to introduce students to the linguistic methods or “frameworks needed as a part of the aqa english language course. The single honours degree in english language and literature gives you the opportunity to specialise in two stimulating, complementary subjects you will have the flexibility to focus more on either language or literature to suit your own interests and requirements.
The course is automatically available in 55 languages and available by special request and may be studied in any language with a sufficiently developed written literature the course is organized into four parts, each focused on a group of literary works. Language a: language and literature guide first examinations 2013 diploma programme language a: language and literature guide the courses are available for examinations in english, french and spanish, with the exception of groups 1 and 2 courses where examinations are in the language of study in the language a: literature course. Introducing your degree this distinctive degree course in english literature, language and linguistics for international students allows you to explore the english language from a range of angles, scientifically through linguistics and historically through literary texts and cultures.
English literature and its contexts 1830-1945, or english literature and its contexts 1870-present one or two of the last three optional papers can be replaced with coursework (one dissertation and one portfolio of essays. A-level english language and literature is a excellent course, along with great study materials and helpful tutor advice course rating will definitely be doing more courses. A level english language and literature (emc) (from september 2015) ii teaching and learning resources iii our new a level in english language and literature (emc) course has been developed in consultation with teachers, employers and higher education to provide. The free online english literature courses listed below contain much of the content of actual college classes however, these resources are self-directed, and none offer credit.