Component 1: Language Concepts and Issues
Section A: Analysis of Spoken Language
One question requiring analysis of at least two transcriptions
Section B: Language Issues
One question from a choice of three based on the study of four topic areas.
Component 2: Language Change Over Time
Section A: Language Change Over Time
One multipart question and one essay question analysing language change over time
Section B: English in the Twenty-First Century
One question based on the ways language is used in the twenty-first century.
Component 3: Creative and Critical Use of Language
One question, from a choice of two, requiring two original writing responses and one commentary.
Component 4: Language and Identity
2500-3500 word language investigation based on the study and research of a topic related to language and identity Learners are required to choose a topic from the following list:
- Language and self-representation
- Language and gender
- Language and culture
- Language diversity
|1: Language Concepts and Issues||Written exam||2h||30%|
|2: Language Change Over Time||Written exam||2h 15m||30%|
|3: Creative and Critical Use of Language||Written exam||1h 45m||20%|
|4: Language and Identity||Non-exam assessment||N/A||20%|
- Start Date: September 2024
- Awarding Body: EDUQAS
- Study Mode: Full Time
- Course Length: 2 Years
The course content also complements studies in English Literature, Media, Sociology, Psychology, History, Geography, Music and Drama. Having said this, experience has taught us that English complements every subject area!
There are a plethora of career opportunities available to students of English Language. Studying for our qualification demonstrates that you have a diverse, bespoke skillset: future employers will recognise you are creative, academic, focussed, analytical, an excellent communicator, perceptive, enthusiastic, committed and capable.
Many of our students at AG6 go on to study English at university; English Language is held in high regard and is valued by Higher Education establishments. It also provides an excellent foundation for students to pursue careers in Writing, Law, Journalism, Copywriting, Proofreading, Public Relations and Teaching.