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Year 10 & 11 Language Spec

Qualification: GCSE English Language (9-1)

QAN Code: 601/4292/3

Level: 1 & 2

Exam Board: AQA

What you learn about:

You will:

· Demonstrate your understanding of fiction and non–fiction texts

· Develop close reading and analytical skills in evaluating specific texts

· Write descriptive and narrative pieces

· Write to present a viewpoint

· Develop communication skills through discussion and presentation.


This is two year course is assessed through external examination at the end of Year 11.

Paper 1: 1 hour 45 minutes

                80 marks

                50% of GCSE

Paper 2: 1 hour 45 minutes

                80 marks

                50 % of GCSE

Spoken Language: This is set and marked by your English teacher.  It is a compulsory part of the course and is certified separately.