The aim of the GCSE English course is to improve your understanding and use of the language. The work centres on developing your knowledge of how to spell and punctuate accurately and how to communicate ideas in an effective manner in a range of different situations.
Why should I study this subject?
The purposes of this qualification are to:
> to give students the con dence that their literacy skills, knowledge and understanding of English are strong.
> to provide a strong foundation for further academic and vocational study and for employment.
What will I study?
Component 1: fiction and imaginative writing. study selections from
a range of prose ction.
Component 2: non-fiction and transactional writing. study a range of 20th and 21st-century non-fiction texts (including literary non-fiction).