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EdExcel Language (Specification A) 9-1

  • Course level: Edexel English Language

Description

The Edexcel GCSE Language A component has incorporated the study of texts as well as creative writing. It includes reading and analysing fiction as well as non-fiction prose and poetry. With a section of imaginative writing, it intends to teach students to use their own creativity and deliver a written piece based on the prompts provided in the paper. Transactional writing in component 1 deals with facts, opinions, and the real world that include magazine articles, journaling, and obituaries.

What Will I Learn?

  • Mastery of core curriculum topics
  • Learn to read, understand, and analyse a variety of texts
  • Identify how writers use various devices to achieve their effects
  • Write clearly with a wide range of vocabulary
  • Communicate effectively, learning the form, tone, and register
  • Develop your critical thinking and the ability to write down your own understanding of the text
  • Exam techniques practiced through extensive question practice and personalised feedback
  • Lifelong subject and interdisciplinary skills

Topic Areas

Non-Fiction Texts and Transactional Writing

An anthology of non-fiction texts will be taught and graded.
Students will read a variety of high-quality, challenging non-fiction texts as preparation for answering one unseen non-fiction text in the examination.
Texts include example articles, speeches, and journals.

Poetry and Prose Texts

Imaginative Writing

Speech or debate (optional)

Ideal For

This course is designed for students of Grades 7 to 10, studying the EdExcel Syllabus.