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English Language — GCSE (Adults)

Languages and Literature (includes English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Course ID: 174786

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • GCSE English Literature.
  • Gain a highly regarded qualification that can help to open doors and increase your employability in the future.
  • Access support and guidance from our passionate and dedicated teaching team.
  • Study in our inclusive, respectful and friendly learning environment.
  • Utilise our outstanding facilities and rescources to help you reach your full learning potential.

What to expect from the course

English language is an essential subject that will benefit you in all subjects and your future career and in life.

Our English staff are committed to helping you achieve your grades and aim to scaffold the delivery English to give you a structured way of developing your skills. Our staff are passionate and deliver deliver classes which are interesting and engaging.

Our aim is to help our you to enjoy your experience of English and to approach the subject in fresh and exciting way building understanding and confidence through the course. Delivery is focused on many aspects and you will study: creative writing, transactional writing, reading and speaking and listening.

All classes are tailored to your interests and the real world. There are various possible combinations in which you can study for this qualification. If you come to college to take a GCSE resit program then this will be one you will choose to make up a full time program of study. If you come to college for a vocational course this GCSE will be run alongside. For 19+ learners there is an option to study this as an evening class or as part of a Pre- Access or Access program (subject to suitability assessment).


GCSE English Language Eduqas/AQA

Why study with us?

The wonderful English tutors are here to help you. They are all very friendly and experienced, they understand well where students fall down in the exams and will teach you techniques to help you understand how to bring proper structure that will improve your planning and writing. The delivery is fun and where they can staff seek to make it interesting and relevant designing materials around your age, interests and chosen vocational qualifications.

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

All English qualifications at this level are highly regarded and can help no matter what your future holds. Achieving this level of English will improve your employability, ability to find apprenticeships and prepare you for future study at L3 and above.

Example careers

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

All students aged 16-18 without English and Maths at grade 4 will be required to work towards these qualifications while on their course. 19+ learners will need to sit a suitability assessment to find the right course and level.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. GCSE Maths, GCSE English and Functional Skills course fees may be free if you haven't already obtained a grade C / 4 or above in these subjects.

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