Studying for a qualification in this subject also heightens a person’s attention to detail which can help study across a range of subjects. Having sound working knowledge in this area can open pathways to many different careers, from writing to teaching, speech therapy or perhaps even journalism. By looking at a range of text and data-based sources of language, students are allowed to explore English in varying forms and contexts which provides variety and adventure throughout the course.
Why study English language?
Studying English language at A level provides students with the opportunity to develop their creative writing skills whilst also investigating why certain features of language exist. The context covered is a relevant and up-to-date reflection of contemporary language study, exploring ways in which language can be manipulated, as well as considering how people adapt their language according to whom they are speaking. This course can open many doors for students wishing to go on to study English Language in more depth.