A-Level English Language & Literature
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A-Level English Language & Literature

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English Language and Literature combines both the literary and linguistic sides of English. English is considered a core skill by both universities and employers. This A-Level shows analysis, creative thinking, in-depth research techniques, and reading comprehension.

Our A Level English Language and Literature E-Book offers an interactive learning experience to guide you through the A Level specification. You can also choose to add two years’ tutoring support for only £35.

To discuss your needs with one of our tutors (and claim a £20 discount), click here:

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A Level English Language & Literature

Exam code: 9EL0

Delivery method: Online and Paper Based

A Level duration: 360 hours over 24 months

Entry requirements: English GCSE or equivalent

Award achieved: Pearson Edexcel A-Level English Language & Literature

Awarding body: Pearson Edexcel

English Language and Literature combines both the literary and linguistic sides of English. English is considered a core skill by both universities and employers. This A-Level shows analysis, creative thinking, in-depth research techniques, and reading comprehension.

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A-Level English Language online course

A Level English Language & Literature Overview

During the A-Level English Language and Literature  you will explore voices in speech, varieties in language and literature while studying classics authors like Arthur Miller, Emily Bronte and Oscar Wilde.

Upon successful completion of the exam and coursework you will have achieved an internationally recognised Pearson Edexcel A-Level English Language and Literature.

A Level English Language and Literature Outline

You must sit two examinations and submit a piece of coursework

Paper 1: Voices in speech and writing

This paper consists of two section. It’s open book so you can take a clean copy of the prescribed text into the exam

Section A: Voices in the 20th-21st Century Text

One essay question on an unseen extract selected from 20th and 21st century sources one text from the anthology

Section B: Drama Texts

One extract based essay on the chosen drama text;

Exam length: 2 hours, 40% of A-Level, 8 questions (You answer 2) 50 marks, 25 for each section

Paper 2: Varieties in Language and Literature

This paper consists of two section. It’s open book so you can take a clean copy of the prescribed text into the exam

Section A: Unseen Prose Non-Fiction Texts

One essay question on an unseen extract of non-fiction prose from a choice of four. The unseen extract is linked to the study theme.

Section B: Drama Texts

One comparative essay question from a choice of four on one prise fiction anchor text and the other from a theme

Exam length: 2 hours, 40% of A-Level, 8 questions (You answer 2) 50 marks, 25 for each section

Paper 3: Coursework Investigating and Creating Texts

The coursework component consists of two assignments

Assignment 1: Two pieces of original writing, one piece of fiction writing and one piece of creative non-fiction wiring

Assignment 2: One analytical commentary reflecting on your studies texts and the two original writing pieces you have produced

20% of the A-Level (60 Marks, 36 for Assignment 1 and 24 for Assignment 2)

A Level English Language and Literature Content

Unit 1: Voices in Speech and Writing

Voices in Speech and Writing: An Anthology

Arthur Miller, All My Sons

Unit 2: Varieties in Language and Literature

Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights

Angela Carter, The Bloody Chamber

Unit 3: Coursework

Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

Wendy Jones, Grayson Perry: A portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl

Skills gained

  • Developing an enthusiasm for English language and literature
  • Use the concepts learned in a variety of contexts
  • Develop a critical and enquiring approach to the study of English language and literature
  • Engage creatively with a wide range of texts
  • Develop skills as a producer and interpreter of language
  • Develop the ability to study independently and over a sustained time period

Assessment

The Edexcel A-Level English Language and Literature qualification is gained once both exam papers and the coursework piece are successfully completed.

These exams are administered by Edexcel. As a private candidate you will sit your exams in an exam centre such as a school, college or private tuition centre.  Use the map below there are a huge number of places where you can sit your exams.  Once you have enrolled we advise you to contact your chosen exam centre as soon as possible regarding your coursework.

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In addition, if you select the added tutor support there will be a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the content, with the tutor sending comments to guide you through any areas of potential difficulty. This will ensure you are prepared for the final exams.

All e-books contain a range of self-assessments that are indicators that you understand the materials as you work through them. These are for your own information.

Method of study

Online and Paper based

You can order a paper based copy of the course when purchasing the e-book.

The content is all online and accessed via our Learning Management System (LMS).

The online e-book has many features that cannot be printed such as embedded videos, forums and interactive tests. However, you can if you choose also purchase a paper version of the E-book.

With the tutor support option there are Tutor Marked Assessments which you access and submit through the online system.

Tutor support

We highly recommend the additional tutor option to support our A Level e-books. For just £35 you will receive tutor feedback and support by email for 24 months. They will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance through any trickier parts of the content whenever you need it. You will also receive a study guide to help you with all aspects of studying, essay writing and general student skills.

How quickly can I complete the A Level?

You can complete your A Level as quickly or slowly within the two years as you choose. The recommended study time for the content is 360 hours. The exam dates are set by the exam boards and for A Level English Language and Literature  are available in May/June each year. This gives you two opportunities to sit the exams over the two years.

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What do I do next?

All the information you need will be included in your study guide which will be emailed to you. Once you have your login you will be good to go!

Everyone at Absorb wishes you the best of luck on your studying journey! We know it’s both rewarding and challenging and ultimately what a difference that qualification will make to your career path and life.

Good luck!

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