IGCSE/GCSE English Language

Dates Available

Week 1: Monday 3 March – Friday 7 April
Week 2: Monday 10 – Friday 14 April
Week 3: Monday 17 – Friday 21 April

Boards
All boards

Length of Course
20 hours

Times
9am to 1pm

This course provides help with skills useful for the various IGCSE/GCSE English Language exams in their current formats. The course will utlise exercises taken from a variety of examination papers with the aim of meeting the needs of all those who enrol. We cater for both GCSE and IGCSE within the same group.

The following areas will be covered. The length of time spent on each one may vary slightly from the following outline in order to take into account, the specific needs of students within a particular group.

Different types of exam question

An explanation of the different formats of the papers

Exam technique/Essay skills

Timing and structure

What examiners are looking for

The different assessment objectives will be explained

Non-literary and media comprehensions

Analysing language and arguments

Summarising

Writing from a stimulus

Using specified forms (e.g. diary, letter, talk, leaflet)

Revision tips

Preparing for the exams, advice for the final weeks of revision.