Edexcel International GCSE English Literature (2011)

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Students of our Edexcel International GCSE in English Literature will engage with a selection of prose, drama and poetry from around the world, developing an appreciation of the ways in which authors achieve their literary effects, and exploring other cultures through literature.

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Edexcel International GCSE English literature 2011 specification
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Qualification type:
International GCSE
Level 1/2
Accreditation status:
English Literature
Specification codes:
UK and international ?International GCSEs are not approved for use in UK state schools, but can be taught in independent schools.
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The Edexcel International GCSE in English Literature specification gives the option of assessment by coursework or 100% examination. Offering teachers a broad choice of set texts including prose, drama and poetry from around the world, it’s designed as a two-year course for teaching in international schools and colleges and UK independent schools.

If you’re a UK state school, you may be interested in our Edexcel Certificate in English Literature, which is eligible for funding.

The Edexcel Anthology

Reading requirements for this course are covered by the Edexcel Anthology for International GCSE English Language A and English Literature. To order your free student copies of the Anthology, enter the ISBN 9781446921586 in our Fast Shop.

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You'll cover a wide range of prose, drama and poetry from around the world as you study our two-year Edexcel International GCSE in English Literature course. 

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