The assessment of this qualification reflects the style of assessment adopted at university level, and so therefore provides an ideal platform for higher education.
These assessment styles include data analysis, discursive essays, directed writing, original writing and research-based investigative writing. They help students to become excellent critical readers and evaluators of sources.
They also help students to develop and sustain arguments, as well as adopt a number of different writing skills which are invaluable for both further study and future employment.
This qualification is available for teaching from September 2017 in Bahrain, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates.
Unit 1: Language and Context (AS)
Unit 2: Language and Society (AS)
Unit 3: Language Variation (A2)
Unit 4 (exam OR NEA): Language Exploration (A2)
Language and context
Language and society
Language variation (A-level only)
Language Exploration (A-level only)
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