English Language

English Language

 

Entry Requirements: GCSE English Language grade 6

Paper 1: Language, the Individual and Society

 

Assessed

 

Questions

 

Section A - Textual variations and representations

Two texts (one contemporary, one older) linked by topic or theme.

A question requiring analysis of one text (25 marks)

A question requiring analysis of a second text (25 marks)

A question requiring comparison of the two texts (20 marks)

 

Section B - Children’s language development

A discursive essay on children’s language development, with a choice of two questions where the data provided will focus on spoken, written or multimodal language (30 marks)

 

Paper 2: Language diversity and change

 

Assessed

 

Questions

 

Section A - Language diversity

One question from a choice of two:

either: an evaluative essay on language diversity (30 marks)

or: an evaluative essay on language change (30 marks)

 

Section B - Language discourses

Two texts about a topic linked to the study of diversity and change

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-exam assessment: Language in Action

 

Assessed

 

Tasks

Students produce:

 

Career OpportunitiesJournalism, Law, Teaching, Public Relations, Media, Civil Service, Business, Marketing.