GCSE English Language


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GCSE English Language

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About This Course

Elevate your communication skills with our GCSE English Language online course. This course focuses on honing your speaking, writing, reading, and listening abilities, enabling you to express yourself effectively.

You’ll delve into grammar, creative writing, diverse viewpoints, and various writing styles, gaining a strong foundation in English language. This course isn’t just about knowledge, though; it’s your gateway to careers like journalism, copywriting, teaching, and editing. A GCSE in English Language is essential for numerous jobs and further education opportunities, including A Levels and eventually, university.

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Study from the comfort of home, with the support of a personal tutor, and all the course materials you need to ace your GCSE exams.

Please note: You are able to complete this course without sitting exams; however, in order to achieve a full GCSE English Language qualification, exams are mandatory.

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Course Benefits

Split into 3 units, every element of this course seeks to expand your understanding of the English language, so you can achieve the theoretical knowledge you need to pass your exams.

This course will:

  • Help you to develop a strong foundation of knowledge and competency in English Language that you can use to pass your GCSE exams.
  • Enable you to study on your own terms – no classrooms, no strict deadlines.
  • Allow you to study from home – all course materials will be sent straight to your door, enabling you to fit your studies around your obligations.

Course Units

Qualification Number: 601/4292/3

Unit 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing 

Unit 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives 

Unit 3: Speaking and Listening


To successfully earn a GCSE English Language qualification, you will need to complete a practical speaking assessment, as well as written exams. Exams take place in May and June. We will help you book your exams when you’re ready, and you will need to pay a separate fee directly to the exam centre.

Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

  • 1 hour and 45 minutes written exam
  • 50% of GCSE marks
  • Section A: Reading
  • Section B: Writing

Paper 2: Writer’s Viewpoints and Perspectives

  • 1 hour and 45 minutes written exam
  • 50% of GCSE marks
  • Section A: Reading
  • Section B: Writing

Practical Speaking Assessment: Spoken Language

  • Presenting, answering questions and responding to feedback in standard English.
  • This assessment is teacher set, and will not change your overall GCSE English Language exam scores.

Required Knowledge

There are no entry requirements for GCSE English Language.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive an AQA GCSE English Language.


With the guidance of our personal tutors, you’ll never feel alone during your GCSE studies. We understand that exam revision can be stressful, but we believe it doesn’t have to be!

Our learning materials and study guides are designed to make studying for your GCSEs as pain-free as possible, and our exam expert personal tutors will always be there to lend a hand.

Once you’ve enrolled, you’ll have access to self-assessment exercises and study questions to help you understand and consolidate your learning, and your personal tutor will offer you detailed feedback and advice to guide you towards success.

Whether you have a quick question or require more detailed guidance, rest assured that our team is here to help.

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This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

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  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations.
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 2 years to complete this course, but can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs.

You will be able to take your exams at the nearest possible exam centre to you. We’ll assist in the booking of your exams and make sure you can get to the most practical location!

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

Students who reside outside of the United Kingdom are able to study our GCSE courses. However, examinations must occur within the UK.

There are no prerequisites or required qualifications to study this course.

In other words, if you’re reading this, you’re ready!

This is a government-regulated qualification, with certification provided by an Ofqual-regulated awarding body.

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