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GCSE English

We focus on the Edexcel GCSE English Language course.

This provides a strong foundation in literacy skills for further academic/vocational study and for employment.

The objectives of the Edexcel GCSE (9–1) in English Language are to enable students to:

  • read a wide range of texts fluently and with good understanding
  • read critically and use knowledge gained from wide reading to inform and improve their own writing
  • write effectively and coherently using Standard English appropriately
  • use grammar correctly; punctuate and spell accurately
  • acquire and apply a wide vocabulary
  • listen to, understand and use spoken Standard English effectively

 

Topics covered:

  • 19th Century Literature
  •  Imaginative Writing
  • 20th/21st Century Non-Fiction
  • Transactional Writing
  • Delivering a Speech

 

The tutors have extensive teaching experience and relevant qualifications in the subject.

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Start date: 12/09/2022

Course code
PTC206722P/1/A1
Level
Level 2
Location
Penwith College
Duration
1 year
Start time
16:30 - 18:30
Fee
£300
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Start date: 14/09/2022

Course code
PTC206722P/1/A2
Level
Level 2
Location
Penwith College
Duration
1 year
Start time
16:30 - 18:30
Fee
£300
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