International GCSE English Literature Course

The International GCSE English Literature Distance Learning Course is Ideal for anyone wishing to gain knowledge and understanding of this subject. This course is useful for anyone who wants to carry on learning to A ‘Level and if you are looking for a progression through training whilst employed.

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Course Description

The International GCSE English Literature Course will encourage independent study of a range of texts within a shared context. You will explore the relationship that exist between texts and contexts within which they are written, received and understood. You will be encouraged to debate and challenge other reader’s interpretations. This will help you develop your own informed opinion and responses together with a variety of reading strategies.

 

Edexcel

 

This awarding body consists of two external examinations and can be taken in January and June:

 

Edexcel IGCSE English Literature Paper 1 Code:4ET1/01

Edexcel IGCSE English Literature Paper 2 Code:4ET1/02

CIE

 

CIE IGCSE English Literature Paper 1 Code: 0992/12

CIE IGCSE English Literature Paper 2 Code: 099/22

 

Support

The course will be delivered online including Tutor Support for two years. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor and you must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. You will also have access to a range of online resources.

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at an approved centre when an examination forms part of the course. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

Modules

Edexcel

Paper 1: Poetry and Modern Prose

 

  • The poetry collection from Part 3 of the Pearson Edexcel International GCSE English Anthology.
  • One modern prose text from the list of set texts.
  • Develop skills to analyse unseen poetry.
  • Develop skills to analyse how language, form, structure and contextual factors can be used to create meanings and effects.
  • Develop skills to maintain a critical style and informed personal response.
  • Develop comparison skills.

 

Paper 2: Modern Drama and Literary Heritage Texts

 

  • One modern drama text from the list of set texts
  • One literary heritage text from the list of set texts
  • Develop skills to analyse how language, form, structure and contextual factors can be used to create meaning and effect.
  • Develop skills to maintain a critical style and informed personal response.

 

There are two exams for this IGCSE, of which are 2 hours long and 1 hour 30 mins long. Grades 9-1 are available.

CIE

 

Component 1: Poetry and Prose

 

  • Songs of Ourselves Volume 1 Part 5
  • Mansfield Park – Jane Austen

 

Component 2: Drama

 

  • A view from the Bridge – Arthur Miller
  • Henry V – William Shakespeare

 

There are two exams for this IGCSE, both of which are 1 hour 30 mins long.

Q & A

Will I require any previous knowledge to start this course?

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 2 years from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

What is included with this course?

  • In-depth study materials covering the full specification
  • Two years tutor support
  • Assignment marking and feedback

Will I need to purchase any books?

You will not need to purchase any books as we cover everything that is required in the course materials unless otherwise stated on the course page.

Are there any additional costs?

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at an approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

I live overseas, would I be able to take this course?

Yes, this course is available to international students, however if there is an examination at the end of the course, please contact us at info@homestudyzone.org.uk in order that we can advise you further.

Do I have to pay delivery?

For paper-based courses, delivery is free to the UK. A delivery fee will be payable for paper-based courses sent outside the UK. Please click here for delivery information.

How many hours should I allow for this course?

We recommend that you are able to dedicate between 120 and 150 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.

Can I complete this course sooner if I wish to?

Yes, you can work at your own pace to complete this course.

What is the course title and code for this qualification?

Edexcel IGCSE English Literature Course Code: 4ET1

CIE IGCSE English Literature Course Code: 0992

Awarding Organisation

CIE

University of Cambridge International Examinations

Cambridge International Examinations is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and their qualifications are taken in over 160 countries and recognised by universities, education providers and employers across the world.

 

Edexcel

Edexcel was formed in 1996 by the merger of the Business & Technology Education Council (BTEC), the country’s leading provider of vocational qualifications, and the University of London Examinations & Assessment Council (ULEAC), one of the major exam boards for GCSEs and A levels.

In the UK, Edexcel work with more than 5,000 secondary schools, 450 further education colleges, 70 higher education institutions and more than 700 employers and training providers. As the company responsible for marking the national Key Stage 2 and 3 tests, they are also now working with 20,000 junior schools. Internationally, Edexcel operate in 112 countries and every year more than four million people trust their respected learning programmes and qualifications

 

Fees

knowledgeable-tutors-onlineCourse fees for payment in full include:

  • Course materials which will cover the full Cambridge specification.
  • Assessment and feedback on all assignments.
  • Access to your personal Tutors via our online portal.
  • Access to a range of online resources.
  • Access to the NUS student card.
  • Tutor references once a satisfactory amount of work has been completed.
  • Free CV writing service on completion of course.

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