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English and Media

English language & English Literature

Course Delivery Overview 2020/21

A2 – English Language

Exam Board : OCR     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

 

A2 – English Literature

Exam Board : OCR     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


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Media Studies

A2 – Media Studies

Exam Board : OCR     Specification

Year & Term

Course Content

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

Year 12

Autumn 1

Media messages: media lang. & representations

Evolving media: industry & audience/Making Media: NEA intro

Autumn 2

Media messages: news & online media

Evolving media: industry & audience (Jungle Book)

Spring 1

Media messages: advertising & marketing

Evolving Media: radio

Spring 2

Media messages: music video & advertising

Evolving Media: video games (Minecraft)

Summer 1

Making Media: NEA (incl. statement of intent)

Making Media: NEA (incl. statement of intent)

Summer 2

Media messages: media lang. & representations exam practice

Evolving media: industry & audience exam practice

Year 13

Autumn 1

Evolving media: Long form TV

Evolving Media: video games (Minecraft)

Autumn 2

Making Media: NEA (incl. filming)

Making Media: NEA (incl. filming)

Spring 1

Media messages: music video & advertising

Making Media: NEA (websites)

Spring 2

Media Messages Paper 1 revision & practice

Evolving Media Paper 2 revision & practice

Summer 1

Media Messages & media theory (language/representation)

Evolving Media & media theory (industry/audience)


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