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A-Level English Language - exams not included

This course at a glance

  • Improve your writing skills
  • Understand English as a communication tool
  • Develop your knowledge of linguistic frameworks
  • Complete this A Level in as little as 6 months
  • Use your grade for UCAS points and progress to university study
  • Study around your existing commitments

Studying your A-Level

The English Language A-Level course introduces you to the principals of advanced language study. You will develop your ability to write for different audiences, with different objectives in mind.

You will develop your writing and creative writing skills. This will be supported through exposure to different texts and discourses and a focus on aspects of textual variation.

This will feed into the writing and the study of language variation and attitudes to language, and as a creative tool for expression.

You will learn how to research and analyse text in order to support lines of enquiry, debate different views, and research aspects of language in use.

When you have completed this A-Level you will be able to draw academic insights from a range of fields within the study of English language/linguistics, including sociolinguistics and discourse analysis. You will also have demonstratable skills in the written form and creative writing.

Getting Started

learndirect is one of the UKs leading providers of online study.

All of our courses are online so you can start learning from the moment you enrol. No waiting for books in the post or term times.

You simply sign into your individual learner area on our student portal and away you go.

This allows you to structure your learning around your existing commitments, rather than being held to rigid timetables or attend evening classes.

There are no classes of any kind. You have complete freedom to study when you want, in the way you want.

You are in complete control of your learning, so you get to decide how quickly you complete the course. The only specific deadline to work towards is your exam – exam sittings are held once per year in May or June. Please note the exams are not included in this course. 

You will have the support of a dedicated tutor throughout the course. They will be available to provide advice and guidance and mark your assignments. Each one will come back with clear feedback so you will know what you can improve upon.

Pursuing your career

An A-Level in English language can allow you to go on to study English at university. However, your desired university will have entry requirements so be sure to check the grade required in this and associated subjects.

Modules

During your studies you will cover the following modules:

  • Introduction to English Language
  • Introduction to language levels
  • Analysing texts with a specific focus on mode: speech, computer mediated communication and genre
  • Introduction to language diversity, considering language and the individual, social groups and regional variation
  • Developing textual analysis skills
  • Analysing texts with a specific focus on representation
  • Non-exam assessment: original writing - working with style models
  • Developing language diversity: with a specific focus on gender, occupation and ethnicity
  • Attitudes towards language diversity
  • How and why does language change
  • Non-exam assessment: language investigation
  • Introduction to children's language development
  • Non-exam assessment: language investigation
  • Non-exam assessment: original writing
  • Developing language diversity
  • Explore issues linked to World Englishes and consider attitudes towards language in use
  • Developing language change
  • Explore reasons for change. Develop ideas about attitudes towards language change
  • Developing textual analysis skills
  • Developing children's language acquistion
  • Exam preparation and revision

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, but a GCSE or IGCSE in this subject would be beneficial.

Average completion timeframe

The average time it takes to complete the course is 2 years.

Exams required

One of our exam partners will provide the exam centre and oversee the examination process.

Is Membership Required?

No membership is required to enrol on this course.

Extension Rules

£40 for six months, maximum of twice. If expired more than six months ago, or have already had two extensions, then they need to restart the course and pay again.

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

At the end of each unit you will find an end of unit assignment. This is completed online and submitted to your tutor. Once assessed your tutor will return your work complete with its final grade and feedback. Once you’ve successfully passed each unit you’ll be ready to take your exam!

At the end of this course, if you decide to take an exam, after passing you’ll have gained an A-Level in English Language, which can enable you to go on to further and higher education programmes and can also help give you access to some universities.

Frequently Asked Questions

In our online English Language A-Level, you'll delve deep into the fascinating world of language, mastering analytical skills to dissect texts, explore how language shapes society and identity, and hone your own writing for diverse audiences. Prepare to dissect all manner of written and spoken words, unlocking the secrets of communication, and flexing your creative muscles in original writing projects. It's a journey of discovery, where language becomes more than just words, but a powerful tool for understanding the world and expressing yourself.
Whether you find an English Language A-Level difficult will depend on your strengths and interests. English Language A-Level involves the study of linguistic concepts, language analysis, and the exploration of written and spoken texts. Students are required to demonstrate a strong understanding of language structure, grammar, and sociolinguistics. As such, you’ll tend to do well if you are comfortable with critically analysing and interpreting a variety of texts, as well as articulating ideas effectively in both spoken and written forms. While some students may find the course challenging due to its analytical nature and the need for precise language skills, others may excel if they have a genuine interest in language and communication.
Universities in the UK generally hold English Language A-Level in high regard, but its specific value depends on the degree you're aiming for. English Language A-Level is often a required entry requirement for degrees like Linguistics, English Language and Literature, and Speech and Language Therapy. Even for non-language degrees, English Language A-Level demonstrates excellent communication, analytical, and research skills, valuable assets for any academic pursuit. Universities appreciate well-rounded applicants, and this A-Level showcases your ability to handle complex texts and express yourself clearly.
English Language A-Level opens up various opportunities for students in the UK. The skills developed through the course, such as effective communication, critical analysis, and linguistic proficiency, are highly transferable. Many students pursue higher education, specialising in fields like English language and literature, linguistics, communication studies, or journalism. English Language A-Level is also valuable for careers in media, marketing, advertising, and public relations, where strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. Additionally, it provides a solid foundation for roles in education, publishing, and content creation. The versatility of English Language A-Level allows graduates to explore diverse career paths, emphasising the importance of language in various professional domains.
No, the A-Level English Language exam is not included in this course package, but the course material prepares you to complete it.
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 30th April
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 30th April

A-Level English Language - exams not included

This course at a glance

  • Improve your writing skills
  • Understand English as a communication tool
  • Develop your knowledge of linguistic frameworks
  • Complete this A Level in as little as 6 months
  • Use your grade for UCAS points and progress to university study
  • Study around your existing commitments

Studying your A-Level

The English Language A-Level course introduces you to the principals of advanced language study. You will develop your ability to write for different audiences, with different objectives in mind.

You will develop your writing and creative writing skills. This will be supported through exposure to different texts and discourses and a focus on aspects of textual variation.

This will feed into the writing and the study of language variation and attitudes to language, and as a creative tool for expression.

You will learn how to research and analyse text in order to support lines of enquiry, debate different views, and research aspects of language in use.

When you have completed this A-Level you will be able to draw academic insights from a range of fields within the study of English language/linguistics, including sociolinguistics and discourse analysis. You will also have demonstratable skills in the written form and creative writing.

Getting Started

learndirect is one of the UKs leading providers of online study.

All of our courses are online so you can start learning from the moment you enrol. No waiting for books in the post or term times.

You simply sign into your individual learner area on our student portal and away you go.

This allows you to structure your learning around your existing commitments, rather than being held to rigid timetables or attend evening classes.

There are no classes of any kind. You have complete freedom to study when you want, in the way you want.

You are in complete control of your learning, so you get to decide how quickly you complete the course. The only specific deadline to work towards is your exam – exam sittings are held once per year in May or June. Please note the exams are not included in this course. 

You will have the support of a dedicated tutor throughout the course. They will be available to provide advice and guidance and mark your assignments. Each one will come back with clear feedback so you will know what you can improve upon.

Pursuing your career

An A-Level in English language can allow you to go on to study English at university. However, your desired university will have entry requirements so be sure to check the grade required in this and associated subjects.

Modules

During your studies you will cover the following modules:

  • Introduction to English Language
  • Introduction to language levels
  • Analysing texts with a specific focus on mode: speech, computer mediated communication and genre
  • Introduction to language diversity, considering language and the individual, social groups and regional variation
  • Developing textual analysis skills
  • Analysing texts with a specific focus on representation
  • Non-exam assessment: original writing - working with style models
  • Developing language diversity: with a specific focus on gender, occupation and ethnicity
  • Attitudes towards language diversity
  • How and why does language change
  • Non-exam assessment: language investigation
  • Introduction to children's language development
  • Non-exam assessment: language investigation
  • Non-exam assessment: original writing
  • Developing language diversity
  • Explore issues linked to World Englishes and consider attitudes towards language in use
  • Developing language change
  • Explore reasons for change. Develop ideas about attitudes towards language change
  • Developing textual analysis skills
  • Developing children's language acquistion
  • Exam preparation and revision

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, but a GCSE or IGCSE in this subject would be beneficial.

Average completion timeframe

The average time it takes to complete the course is 2 years.

Exams required

One of our exam partners will provide the exam centre and oversee the examination process.

Is Membership Required?

No membership is required to enrol on this course.

Extension Rules

£40 for six months, maximum of twice. If expired more than six months ago, or have already had two extensions, then they need to restart the course and pay again.

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Excellent Marking

Assessment

At the end of each unit you will find an end of unit assignment. This is completed online and submitted to your tutor. Once assessed your tutor will return your work complete with its final grade and feedback. Once you’ve successfully passed each unit you’ll be ready to take your exam!

Qualifications

At the end of this course, if you decide to take an exam, after passing you’ll have gained an A-Level in English Language, which can enable you to go on to further and higher education programmes and can also help give you access to some universities.

Frequently Asked Questions

In our online English Language A-Level, you'll delve deep into the fascinating world of language, mastering analytical skills to dissect texts, explore how language shapes society and identity, and hone your own writing for diverse audiences. Prepare to dissect all manner of written and spoken words, unlocking the secrets of communication, and flexing your creative muscles in original writing projects. It's a journey of discovery, where language becomes more than just words, but a powerful tool for understanding the world and expressing yourself.
Whether you find an English Language A-Level difficult will depend on your strengths and interests. English Language A-Level involves the study of linguistic concepts, language analysis, and the exploration of written and spoken texts. Students are required to demonstrate a strong understanding of language structure, grammar, and sociolinguistics. As such, you’ll tend to do well if you are comfortable with critically analysing and interpreting a variety of texts, as well as articulating ideas effectively in both spoken and written forms. While some students may find the course challenging due to its analytical nature and the need for precise language skills, others may excel if they have a genuine interest in language and communication.
Universities in the UK generally hold English Language A-Level in high regard, but its specific value depends on the degree you're aiming for. English Language A-Level is often a required entry requirement for degrees like Linguistics, English Language and Literature, and Speech and Language Therapy. Even for non-language degrees, English Language A-Level demonstrates excellent communication, analytical, and research skills, valuable assets for any academic pursuit. Universities appreciate well-rounded applicants, and this A-Level showcases your ability to handle complex texts and express yourself clearly.
English Language A-Level opens up various opportunities for students in the UK. The skills developed through the course, such as effective communication, critical analysis, and linguistic proficiency, are highly transferable. Many students pursue higher education, specialising in fields like English language and literature, linguistics, communication studies, or journalism. English Language A-Level is also valuable for careers in media, marketing, advertising, and public relations, where strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. Additionally, it provides a solid foundation for roles in education, publishing, and content creation. The versatility of English Language A-Level allows graduates to explore diverse career paths, emphasising the importance of language in various professional domains.
No, the A-Level English Language exam is not included in this course package, but the course material prepares you to complete it.
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