Edexcel A level English Language and Literature (2008)

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Students of our Edexcel A level in English Language and Literature will use integrated linguistic and literary approaches to reading and interpreting texts, and engage creatively and independently with a wide range of spoken, written and multimodal texts. They will explore the relationships between texts and undertake independent and sustained studies to develop their skills as producers and interpreters of language.

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Specification

Edexcel A level English Language and Literature specification
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Qualification type:
AS and A level
Subject:
English Language and Literature
Specification codes:
8EL01,
9EL01
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2008
First assessment:
2009

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Our Edexcel A level in English Language and Literature gives you knowledge and understanding of a range of spoken and written texts from different times, including the genres of prose fiction, poetry and drama. The course provides imaginative and engaging choices of texts and topics to maximise your interest, enthusiasm and achievement.

You’ll be inspired by learning about spoken and written language from real and imagined worlds, and you’ll engage with the craft of writing to create your own texts

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