AS English Language and Literature

In the first unit (ELLA1) we shall explore two literary texts, both plays. You will analyse the two texts and do some re-creative writing in a variety of forms.You will get 50% of your marks for an exam on these books.

In your second unit (ELLA2) we shall be studying the nature and uses of real speech and how it is represented in non-literary texts. We shall also be studying the novel, The Lovely Bones, with a particular focus on how it uses dialogue. You will get 50% of your marks for an exam on these topics.

Course Outline

Your AS course is made up of two modules of study. Each has a unit of assessment.

Code

Name

Exam or Coursework

Time or Length

Weighting in AS Level (A2)

ELLA1

Analysis and Text Production

Exam (plain text)

1 hour 30 mins

50% (25%)

ELLA2

Analysing Speech and its Representation

Exam (closed text)

1 hour 30 mins

50% (25%)