English Language – A Level

Course Code: ELA-AL-1

Course Duration

2 Year

Course Type

Full Time


Haybridge Road, Telford

Course Level


About the course

This contemporary course focuses on how we use language today as individuals and members of society. You will explore the impact of gender, occupation, accent and dialect, examining social groups, power and technology. You will also study a range of texts produced by a variety of writers and speakers, and discover how they tailor their language to suit their intended audiences and purposes, creating meanings and representations. Final assessment is by a combination of examinations and coursework.

– Language levels
– Representation
– Application of linguistics
– Spoken language
– Language and diversity – gender
– Language and diversity – accent and dialect
– Language and diversity – occupation and power
Year 2:
– Children’s language development
– Language change

Work placement opportunities:
Local authorities, schools, NHS, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin library services

Progressing to: English degree courses, or further studies and jobs in publishing, film, media, and academic research
Aspirational careers: Corporate lawyer, copy editor, human resources specialist, teacher/lecturer, marketing and public relations consultant, Government agencies

5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 including maths and minimum grade 6 in English Language

Curriculum Area
7th Form (A Levels)
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