Course at a glance

Subject Area:

English

Attendance:

One 3-hour lesson a week. Daytime and evening classes available.

Qualification:

GCSE English

Course Start:

September 2021 - June 2022

Location:

North Street, South Bank 2

Cost:

Most Adults (19+) are entitled to free GCSE English tuition if they do not already have a grade 4 (or C) in the subject. Proof of eligibility is needed at enrolment.


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Course Overview

You will develop your reading, writing and communication skills by following the AQA GCSE English Language (8700) course. You will study a range of texts from 19th century fiction and 20th and 21st century non-fiction texts, and develop the skills to critically analyse, evaluate and make comparisons between texts. You will explore the language and structure of different text types, and develop your writing accuracy and effectiveness through creative and viewpoint writing. You will also develop your verbal skills by presenting a short topic in class.


Entry Requirements

You will be invited to do an initial assessment to ensure this is the right course for you. You also need to commit to attending each week and complete any additional set work in between classes - this is an intensive course over one academic year.


Assessment Information

Your progress will be monitored by regular in-class assessments by your tutor. Feedback and action points will support you to develop and improve your skills. You will also be given access to online learning platforms to undertake further study and development of your skills. You will also sit two externally set GCSE exams. These are likely to be early June 2022 (dates yet to be confirmed by AQA) - please ensure you are available for these externally set exams as the dates are set nationally and cannot be changed.


Fee

Most Adults (19+) are entitled to free GCSE English tuition if they do not already have a grade 4 (or C) in the subject. Proof of eligibility is needed at enrolment.

Please note course will run subject to a minimum number of learners.


Further Information

Please note that courses run subject to minimum viable class sizes.

The course is free however there may be additional costs for books, materials or other expenses.

To enquire about the course please email english@lcb.ac.uk or call 0113 222 6395.

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