Edexcel GCSE English Language (2010)

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Students of our Edexcel GCSE in English Language will develop their skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing, looking at the patterns, structures and conventions of written and spoken English, and how its variations relate to identity and cultural diversity.

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Edexcel GCSE English Language 2012 specification
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Qualification type:
General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)
Level 1/2
Accreditation status:
English Language
Specification codes:
UK and international
First teaching:
First assessment:

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We’ve worked with English teachers and the wider English community to ensure our Edexcel GCSE in English Language meets the needs of both you and your students.

Our GCSE English Language specification features inspiring content designed to challenge and motivate, with engaging assessment that allows students of all abilities to show what they can do.

Key benefits of the Edexcel GCSE in English Language:

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Teaching support

Speaking and Listening DVD

The Speaking and Listening DVD (ISBN 9781446921531) supports the teaching and assessment for GCSE English and GCSE English Language.

To get your free copy of the DVD, call Edexcel Publications on 0845 172 0205 (UK - Calls cost 3p per minute plus your phone company's access charge) or +44 203 538 1646 (international) or email publication.orders@pearson.com quoting the ISBN.

Spoken Language study resources

The Spoken Language study resources support the teaching and assessment for GCSE English Language Unit 3.

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Teachit resources

We've teamed up with Teachit to build special banks of material matched to our GCSE English, English Language and English Literature specifications. These resources have been written specifically to support:

  • non-fiction texts - whether digital or paper
  • new Different Cultures texts
  • spoken language study in our specifications.

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Controlled assessment support

Please ensure you study the correct task and themed texts for the academic year in which you intend to submit your marks:

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