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English Language

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
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What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


There are many reasons but above all, you  will become aware of written language and  spoken English around you, the myths about  it and the constantly changing nature of written and spoken English.

Students will study the English language, its variety and history and will acquire the terminology, concepts and methodology in order to understand language and investigate it. They will develop skills as a producer and interpreter of language.

Students will study how language varies according to mode, field, function and audience, and how language choices create personal identities. Children’s acquisition of spoken and written language is examined along with appropriate theories of language development.

Students will develop their research and investigation skills, and undertake their own research. They will demonstrate their own skills as writers, crafting texts for different audiences/ purposes for their coursework; they will reflect  on their writing in an accompanying commentary.



• Three exam papers: Language Variation  (35%); Child Language (20%); Investigating Language (25%)

• Coursework ‘Crafting Language’: two assignments with total word count 2,500  to 3,000 words.  

How will it be delivered?

A combination of classroom study, self study and enrichment activities.

Entry requirements

Independent study commitment: : Wide reading. An hour of private study for an hour of teaching.

GCSE English Language grade 6 or above. 

Your next steps...

The student who writes accurate English, and whose sensibilities and perceptions are sharpened by close study of the Language is well equipped for a wide variety of options.


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