A Level English Literature

A Level English Literature focuses mainly on analysis, debate and critical theorising about a large number of published works, be they novels, poems, plays or other literary works. It requires engaging with the wider contextual issues in the work and critical, analytical writing.

A Level English Language

A Level English language is an advanced study of how language works, in a full range of texts. You will discover linguistic frameworks and how these can be used to analyse and interpret language in; books, poems, TV, speeches etc.

A Level Literature Tuition

In A Level English Literature, you will be assessed on your understanding of selected texts; the key themes therein, the author and their broader writings, the context in which the text was written, techniques and language used in the text and the impact of this.

Marks are given on your ability to extract relevant information from the question, to apply appropriate techniques and provide relevant text supporting your views to show your deep understanding of the literature.  

Our tutors work closely with pupils to build a deep understanding of chosen texts and equip them with the relevant skills and techniques to answer the questions – as we found this to be an area where pupils struggle.

A Level Language Tuition

Tuition is known to be a highly effective tool in raising attainment and improving learning outcomes. Intuition’s AS and A level tutors tailor their approach to each student’s individual needs, working at a pace with which the student is comfortable. 

What Skills will you develop with A level English?

Effective Communication Skills (written/verbal)

This is arguably the most important and transferable skill developed from studying A Level English. An effective communicator can clearly and concisely express a viewpoint or an opinion in the correct format i.e. sending of messages, orders or instructions in writing through letters, manuals, reports, speeches, presentations etc. This is a skill that is required in all facets of life and in every industry.

Attention to detail:

Depending on your course and exam board, the material you study will vary. Nonetheless, a thorough and deep understanding of the material is necessary to achieve the higher grades. Attention to detail is required to understand the examiners’ questions and ensuring only relevant but sufficiently detailed responses are given.

Research Skills:

Research skills include the ability to gather information about your topic, review that informati Jon then analyze and interpret the information in a manner that brings us to a solution or conclusion.

Crafting Arguments:

Particularly important to those wanting to study law, A level English will strengthen your ability to construct, structure and present your argument.

What career paths does A level English open to me?

  • Journalist
  • Writer
  • Lawyer
  • Teacher
  • Copywriter in Marketing/Advertisement

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