What Will Happen At My First Lesson
The first week of your course will include Study Skills. Good Study Skills are vital to ensure you gain the best from your course. The Study Skills session will give you the opportunity to discover the best way that you can learn and fully understand the requirements of the course.
What Qualification/Level is this course?
This course for anyone who needs to achieve a GCSE grade 9-1 Please note that in order to enrol onto a GCSE course it is a requirement that you attend a GCSE Assessment. It is recommended that you undertake only one GCSE per year. You will be able to discuss this at your assessment.
AQA GCSE English Language
Examinations Venue Disclaimer
Please note, you may be required to travel to an alternative ACL Centre when taking your examination or assessment. This will be communicated to you at the earliest opportunity.
Who is this course for?
For any learner who, having completed the assessment successfully, wants to gain a GCSE in English.
What can I expect to learn?
This course will follow the AQA syllabus for GCSE English. You will cover speaking and listening including an individual presentation. You will learn to construct and convey meaning in written standard English and interpret texts from 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
How will I learn?
Your tutor will use a number of different teaching methods to develop your skills. These will include a wide range of authentic materials, individual study, working in pairs/group activities and will include the use of video/audio. You will also have the opportunity to use online learning technologies to develop your skills.
How will I know how well I am doing?
You will receive regular feedback from your tutor through practice questions and feedback from any work completed. You will also complete a personal progress record each week in order for your tutor to support your learning goals.
Will I need to do extra work at home?
A requirement of your course is to complete a substantial amount of additional learning outside of your lesson. This will be directed by your tutor but you will also be expected to revise and practise what you have learnt in class.
What will I need to provide?
Pens and pencils, paper, notebook and a folder
Are there any other costs?
What can I do next?
You can progress on to further studies including Access Further Education/Higher Education and other related accredited and non-accredited courses.
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