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English language

Course Delivery Overview 2018/20

A2 – English Language

Exam Board : AQA     Specification

Year & Term

Course Content

Please refer to the syllabus, including links to textbooks where appropriate.

Year 12

Autumn 1

Intro to linguistics (methods)

Intro to spoken language

Autumn 2

Language diversity & change: regional accents & dialects

Language diversity & change: power

Spring 1

Language diversity & change: gender

Language the individual & society: variations and representations

Spring 2

Language diversity & change: occupation

Language the individual & society: variations and representations

Summer 1

Language diversity & change: occupation

Language the individual & society: variations and representations

Summer 2

Language in Action (NEA): Investigation preparation

Language in Action (NEA): Introduction to original writing

Year 13

Autumn 1

Language diversity & change revision

Children’s language development: acquisition/ Language in Action (NEA): original writing

Autumn 2

Language the individual & society: Global language

Language in Action (NEA): original writing / Children’s language development: acquisition

Spring 1

Language diversity & change: power & gender

Language the individual & society: child literacy

Spring 2

Language diversity & change: all units revision & practice

Language the individual & society: all units revision & practice