English Language

Subject: GCSE English Language Year: 10 Exam Board : AQA
Course Code: 8700


Assessment and (Provisional) Examination / Assessment Dates:
• End of unit internal assessments
• A Pre- Public Examination (January 2018)
• Two final GCSE papers (May and June 2019)
Key Resources:


CGP Revision Guides:
• GCSE AQA English Language Complete Revision and Practive for Grade 1-9 course
• GCSE AQA English Language Complete Revision and Practive for Grade 1-9 course (Workbook)
• GCSE AQA English Writing Skills Grade 1-9 course The Study Guide
• GCSE AQA English Language Grade 1-9 course Practice Exam Papers


Online Resources
http://www.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/gcse/english-language-8700/assess/non-exam-assessment-guide-spoken-language-endorsement
http://www.aqa.org.uk/student-support/for-students/revision/revision-resources
http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/AQA-8700-SAMS-GUIDE.PDF


Areas of study:
• The study of fiction and non-fiction texts
• The study of pre and post 19th century texts
• The study of descriptive and narrative writing
• The study of writing for a specific purpose, audience and form


Skills required
• Referencing
• Self-selecting language and evaluating effect using inference and deduction
• Comparing and contrasting texts from different eras
• Evaluation and analysis of structure
• Synthesising
• Narrative and descriptive writing


Assessment components:

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Useful websites
http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/specifications/AQA-8700-SP-2015.PDF

 

For more information see the Subject Leader of English: Miss T. O’Neil toneil@standhigh.net