GCSE English Language
A distance learning course which will cover the GCSE English Language
course in all its elements. Reading, writing and speaking and listening.
The course will look at the following aspects:
– Creative Writing – Writing a story or descriptive piece
– Viewpoint Writing – Writing an argument in different formats
– Language Choice study
– Text Structure analysis
– Evaluations of text meaning
– Comparing/Contrasting texts,
– Writers’ Perspectives
– Presentation by student
The course will have two summative assessments on different exam papers
(Writing Creatively and Writing from a Viewpoint). Three texts will be
studied and examined, covering fiction and non-fiction work from the 19th,
20th and 21st century. Five tasks are on each paper.
Learners will have access to advice and guidance from experienced tutors.
They will have resources and materials online through the Google Classroom
online platform. Work will be given out and marked online with feedback
and steps for progress offered by tutors.
Enrolment on the course gives you access to Hull Training and Adult
Education’s Suite that allows you to complete your learning online using
Gmail, Meet, Classroom and Google Docs. In addition you will be enrolled on
a virtual class where you will be able to communicate and interact with your
Learners will need the following:
– to complete online enrolment and initial assessment before being
accepted onto course;
– good internet access at home;
– to log all the learning journey undertaken;
– self-motivation and willingness to provide regular work by a set date;
– awareness that 1 to 1 meetings need to take place at some point in
the future; and
– to know they need to be present to take exams on certain dates.
These will be no earlier than November 2020.
There are no entry requirements; an initial assessment will inform us of what you
need to work towards.
How to apply
This is an accredited course and evidence of achievement is by examination.
Where can it lead?
Students will be able to:
improve their English language skills;
have more flexibility over when and where they want to study;
become part of an online group classroom with peers;
achieve a benchmark qualification which is accepted by nearly all
employers and colleges or universities;
receive expert guidance from experienced tutors; and
give themselves more options over their future.