Year 9 Options 20/21 - English Language

Examination Board:
AQA
 
Course Description:
English Language enables students to develop the skills they need to read, understand and analyse a wide
range of texts. In addition, they will be learning to communicate clearly and effectively.
 
How will students learn?
Students will study English Language alongside English Literature in their lessons. They will study a range of
fiction and non-fiction extracts as well as writing in a number of forms.
 
How will the course be assessed?
English literature is 100% externally assessed.
 
There are two papers:
Paper 1: Creative Reading (One fiction extract, five reading questions, creative writing)
Paper 2: Viewpoints and Perspectives (Two non-fiction extracts, five reading questions, non-fiction writing)
 
Education Pathways after Year 11:
A-Level English
IB English
English is also usually a requirement for further education courses.
 
Career Routes:
Teacher
Editor
Writer
Copywriter
Journalist
Writer
Lexicographer
Lecturer