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IGCSE English Language (9-1)

£345.00

Qualification: IGCSE English Language A (4EA1)
Awarding Body: Edexcel
Start Date: Anytime
Exam Dates: June 2018
Duration: 120 hours
Support: Dedicated course tutor

Course Specification: Edexcel English Language IGCSE

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Edexcel English Language – What’s Included in your course

  • 24/7 access to the LearnOnline training platform
  • All learning documentation (including IGCSE biology text books)
  • Dedicated English course tutor
  • Tutor-marked assignments + feedback
  • Examination preparation
  • 24 months priority tutor support

Course Structure

Assessments

Your Edexcel IGCSE English Language course contains a number of assignments which your dedicated course tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback  throughout your study.

Examinations

Paper 1: Non-fiction Texts and Transactional Writing (4EA1/01)

Content summary

  • The contemporary non-fiction texts from Part 1 of the Pearson Edexcel International GCSE English Anthology.
  • Develop skills to analyse how writers use linguistic and structural devices to achieve their effects.
  • Explore links and connections between writers’ ideas and perspectives.
  • Develop transactional writing skills for a variety of purposes and audiences.
  • Use spelling, punctuation and grammar accurately.

Assessment

  • Section A: Reading – a mixture of short- and long-answer questions related to a nonfiction text from Part 1 of the Pearson Edexcel International GCSE English Anthology and one previously unseen extract. Total of 45 marks.
  • Section B: Transactional Writing – one 45-mark writing task, from a choice of two involving a given audience, form or purpose.
  • The total number of marks available is 90.
  • The assessment duration is 2 hours 15 minutes.
  • Students will be provided with the anthology text in the examination

Paper 2: Poetry and Prose Texts and Imaginative Writing (4EA1/02)

Content summary

  • The poetry and prose texts from Part 2 of the Pearson Edexcel International GCSE English Anthology.
  • Develop skills to analyse how writers use linguistic and structural devices to achieve their effects.
  • Develop imaginative writing skills to engage the reader.
  • Use spelling, punctuation and grammar accurately.

Assessment

  • Section A: Reading: one 30-mark essay question on a poetry or prose text from Part 2 of the Pearson Edexcel International GCSE English Anthology.
  • Section B: Imaginative Writing – one 30-mark imaginative writing task from a choice of three.
  • The total number of marks available is 60.
  • The assessment duration is 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • Students will be provided with the anthology text in the examination.

Paper 3: Poetry and Prose Texts and Imaginative Writing (4EA1/03)

Content summary

  • The poetry and prose texts from Part 2 of the Pearson Edexcel International GCSE English Anthology.
  • Develop skills to analyse how writers use linguistic and structural devices to achieve their effects.
  • Develop imaginative writing skills to engage the reader.
  • Use spelling, punctuation and grammar accurately

Assessment

  • Assignment A: Poetry and prose texts – one 30-mark essay question based on any two poetry or prose texts from Part 2 of the Pearson Edexcel International GCSE English Anthology, including a 6-mark commentary on why these texts were selected.
  • Assignment B: Imaginative writing – one 30-mark imaginative writing task.

Arranging Your Exams

You are required to arrange and pay for your own IGCSE English Language examinations.
(we can arrange for you to sit your exams at Pembrokeshire College if you wish).

You must check with the relevant examination board for final examination dates.

You will need to register for your exams at least 3 months prior to exam dates.

Text Books

You will receive all necessary English Language iGCSE text books as part of your LearnOnline course.

Tutor Support

The most important part of your online IGCSE English Language course (apart from you) is your dedicated tutor. All of our tutors have extensive academic experience and have all taught English Language IGCSE in the classroom as well as online. You will be assigned a tutor, as soon as you enrol on your course, who will support you for 24 months during your studies. You can contact your tutor via email or telephone with any questions during your study period.

Previous Knowledge

There are no previous knowledge requirements for this course.

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