GCSE English Literature will benefit students looking to study English at A Level, or wishing to improve on their existing grade. The course is book intensive, we recommend you enjoy reading to benefit fully.
The course consists of two exams:
• Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel
• Paper 2: Modern texts and Poetry
We will be studying Macbeth as the Shakespeare text and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley for the 19th Century novel. For the Modern texts we will be studying the selection of short stories from the AQA Telling Tales Anthology and poems from the Love and Relationships AQA Poetry Anthology.
We offer a range of varied and interesting approaches to the subject and will include visits and trips focused on the topics studied. Literature provides students with the opportunity to develop analytical and critical thinking skills, which will benefit your study in other areas. We provide support for study skills if needed. The Literature compliments other subjects studied at GCSE and A level including: Sociology, History, and Media Studies to name a few.
Texts can be subject to change.
GCSE English Literature
This course leads to...
GCSE English can lead to further study eg. A levels, National Diplomas, and university courses. The course will equip you with skills needed to prepare for you employment too. Careers that would benefit from Literature include teaching, research, writing, film making, script writing, producing - there is an endless list of careers that this course will help you reach for.
You will need to have 2 Grade C's or a level 1 equivalent qualification in a relevant subject. All students aged 16-18 without GCSE English and maths at C or above will work towards these
qualifications while studying with us.
Why study with us?
GCSE Literature students at City of Liverpool College have plenty of opportunities to develop their skills in the real world, through trips to places such as the cinema, theatre, museums and you also have opportunities to collaborate with other departments in the college who can make the literature you study, come to life through productions and interpretations. You will also be able to explore literature texts of your choice for interest, as well as the exam board texts. Apply Now »
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