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English & Maths

Part Time GCSE English for Adults

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Broxbourne Campus
Broxbourne Campus
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Students on this course will learn a variety of English skills that will help them to access more options in their future, whether that be in Higher Education, further career opportunities or just in day to day life. Students will learn skills in comprehension, analysis of language and writer methods, evaluation, summary, comparison, writing structure and creative writing. The course will also give students the opportunity to explore a wide variety of texts and themes in classes, as well as exploring the use of English in genres ranging from historical texts to modern crime novels. This is a one-year intensive course. By investigating and analysing language you will develop your reading writing and communication skills. You will experiment in using language creatively for effect and a purpose. Adult Students are able to choose to attend either during the day or in the evening.

Contact the Information Centre to complete your application form and take your initial & diagnostic assessments. Bring certificates with you showing any English qualification grades that you have previously achieved.
Reading and writing a range of texts critically and effectively using spelling punctuation and grammar fluently. You will study a range of extracts from texts written in the 19th, 20th & 21st century.
You are assessed through 2 external examinations; each lasting 1hr 45 mins long which are set and marked by the awarding body. Paper 1 – Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing – 80 marks (50% of the total mark). Paper 2 – Writers viewpoints and perspectives (reading and writing) – 80 marks (50% of the total mark). Spoken Language – Internal examination – Presenting / Responding to questions and feedback / use of standard English.
Completion of initial assessment and diagnostic placement assessment. All previous qualifications in English will be considered. Mature students who completed their education some years ago may apply to be considered for this course without the formal qualifications.
An English dictionary as well as a bilingual dictionary if your first language is not English. Pens, paper and files for your work. Time to do homework between classes.
Please refer to the Information Centre for further details.

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GCSE English For Adults (Day)
2024-09-10 00:00:00.000|2024-09-03 00:00:00.000
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