Lincolnshire Regional College
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Level 2 GCSE English

Level 2 GCSE English

The skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening are of vital importance in many areas, both in the daily world and the world of the imagination. Not only are they essential in many careers, they also underpin successful study at all levels, and a proficiency in them can also add immeasurably to an individual's general quality of life.

Course fees:

FREE* subject to eligibility criteria
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Course Planned To Run On Day's: Thursday
Course Duration: 30 Weeks
Course Starting Time: 5.30pm-8.30pm
The awarding body for this course is: WJEC
What You Will Learn
Entry Requirements
Employment Information
Whats Next?
We aim to improve your spelling, punctuation, technical accuracy, and develop your ability to write in different styles for different purposes.
In addition, we hope to encourage you to read more widely and respond to works of literature. As oral work is an important part of the coursework, we will also enable you to develop your speaking and listening skills in a variety of situations.
Entry onto the course is dependent upon the student having already achieved a grade D in GCSE (in the higher paper).  If a student has previously achieved a D grade in the foundation paper, they will be asked to undertake and achieve a satisfactory standard in a diagnostic test. If a student holds an equivalent level 2 English qualification, they will be asked to undertake and achieve a satisfactory standard in a diagnostic test.

How is the course assessed:

GCSE English is part coursework, part examination assessed:
  • Unit 1: WRITTEN PAPER 30% (1 hour examination) English in the daily world (reading) non-fiction texts.
  • Unit 2: WRITTEN PAPER 30% (1 hour examination) English in the daily world (writing) information and ideas.
  • Unit 3: CONTROLLED ASSESSMENT 40% English in the world of the imagination; Reading- Literary text - two assignments (10% each) ; Writing - open writing - two assignments (10% each).
  • Unit 4: CONTROLLED ASSESMENT Speaking and listening: communicating and adapting language; interacting and responding, creating and sustaining roles.
  • Unit 4 is a mandatory component of the course although it does not contribute to the final grade.
A good standard of literacy skills both written and spoken are essential for supporting progression into any field of employment.

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