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In our English and Languages department you can study one of three English A Levels, A Level French, or A Level Spanish. Our enthusiastic and knowledgeable lecturers are subject experts who want to foster your creativity, independence, critical thinking skills, and love of literature and language.

why choose English & Languages?

Language is at the heart of society and shapes how we view the world. By studying one of our A Levels, you will develop critical thinking, interpretation, analytical, and communication skills. We will also help you to broaden your awareness of the world around you, as you will study literature and language within wider socio-historical and political contexts.

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On our exciting English and Languages courses you will develop the ability to think critically about different texts and about the world around you.

Jen McConnell - Programme Team Leader, English & Languages at Truro College

Valuable skills

The transferable skills you will acquire by studying one or more of our A Levels are highly valued by universities and employers.

Dedicated learning resource centre

In addition to an enthusiastic team of linguists and native speakers, students who study a foreign language have access to our dedicated Languages Centre run by our specialist Languages Co-ordinator. Students will have weekly conversation sessions with a native speaker; lots of additional support is also available for all aspects of language learning.

What you can do with your qualification

Studying English Language and Literature gives students some of the most desirable skills an employer, or university, look for. The ability to clearly and concisely explain, write or present ideas and recognise themes.

Popular career destinations for English and Language students include law, journalism, marketing, teaching or research fields.

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The College has helped with my confidence and given me the ability to express myself.

Mila Spence - A level English Language, A Level English Literature & A Level french
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