This is a FREE course for learners who need to obtain a GCSE Grade C/4 or above in English Language.
The course will give you the opportunity to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. It is designed to prepare you for a wide range of occupations and further study.
You will be introduced to a broad range of activities, tasks and stimulus materials, all designed to provide opportunities to practice the skills necessary to be successful in the final examinations.
You will be required to complete an initial assessment to ensure that this course is an appropriate starting point.
What Will I Study?
Assessments throughout the course include:
- Writing imaginative, argumentative and discursive pieces
- Responding to a range of texts
- Preparing a presentation
- Engaging in group discussions
The final external assessment includes a presentation/discussion task and two written examination papers of two hours each.
What could I do next?
A GCSE grade C/4 or above in English Language is essential for certain careers and is well regarded by the majority of potential employers.
You can also go on to study one of the many Access to Higher Education courses at the college in preparation for university.