GCSE English Language (Online)

Key Facts
  • Starts September
  • Course Type Part Time
  • Duration 32 Weeks
  • You Need 3 Requirements needed View


A course for those who want to develop their reading, writing and speaking and listening skills to achieve a GCSE qualification or for those who require a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English to progress to further courses in further education or higher education or for employment purposes. You may also be interested in this course if you have achieved a Grade D/Grade 3 or below and wish to improve your grade. The course is taught online through very detailed, clear, well-organised materials which enable you to study each week at times of your choosing.

What will I learn

Unit 1 - Explorations in creative Reading and Writing Unit 2 - Writers viewpoints and perspectives Unit 3 - Non-exam Assessment: Spoken Language During the course, you will examine fiction and non-fiction texts, spoken language, you will also consider how you approach writing and, of course, there will be an element of spelling, punctuation and grammar to cover. By analysing and comparing texts, you will be able to improve on your ability to interpret the author’s messages and in turn improve your own communication skills.

How will I learn

The focus of the course is firmly on independent study using Microsoft Teams. A variety of resources will be available to cover all the topics required. These include: • Online live classes through Teams. • Tutorial videos created especially for you by your tutor. • Online assignments and exam style questions. • Peer and tutor support. • PowerPoint presentations • Opportunity for one-to-one support with our subject specialist progress coach • Online quizzes to check your knowledge.

What's next

GCSE English is required in many professions such as teaching or nursing. It can also lead to A Levels and is a good foundation for enrolling on Access to Higher Education.

To gain confidence when using English skills in your everyday life
Nationally recognised qualification which supports progression to higher education and in to employment
Flexible delivery options
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