Course Content

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 IssuesWritten exam2h30%
2: Language Change Over TimeWritten exam2h 15m30%
3: Creative and Critical Use of LanguageWritten exam1h 45m20%
4: Language and IdentityNon-exam assessmentN/A20%

Key Info

  • Start Date: September 2024
  • Awarding Body: EDUQAS
  • Study Mode: Full Time
  • Course Length: 2 Years

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