And to prepare you for classroom-based english courses in the course, you will exploring the rhetoric of current comedy instr dicks 1:00 mwf comedy is an integral part of american culture it can be found in written texts we interact with, youtube videos coursework will draw on literature by authors in various. In english literature specification issue 4 changes summary of changes made between previous issue and this current issue page number nb: all references to coursework have been changed to 'non-examination assessment' throughout in the 'assignment research' and 'assignment writing' sections the jcq document. Attached are some of my efforts at first delivering the coursework for aqa lit b dramatic genres: comedy. Bringing english to life a guide to as and a level language and literature coursework a case study approach from the sixth form college, solihull as qualification, (other options are english literature, and english language) an episode of a well-known comedy such as 'family guy'. A minor in creative writing consists of five courses: two courses in literature written in english (which may include a 100-level literature course), 215, and either 204 and 304, or 206 prerequisite, one course in women's studies and some coursework in comparative literature or literary theory or consent of the instructor. Students completing the a level in english literature have gone on to study many related subjects such as english literature, law and drama at university the qualification is a broad based platform which can lead to many careers such as teaching, law and journalism how is this assessed exams y coursework y. This guide provides an overview of the 2015 english literature specifications for both as and a level, as well as support around text selection, coursework task setting, course planning and delivery for more help and support, please visit the edexcel website, or contact clare haviland, our english subject advisor. Below you will find an exemplar student response to a section a question in the specimen assessment materials, followed by an examiner commentary on the response this resource is designed to support you in teaching the 'aspects of comedy' component of a-level english literature b.
This course will encourage you to engage with the cultural aspect of literary texts, discuss values, and explore communication you will study works of literature from around the world, from the middle ages to the present day, and genres from tragedy and comedy to crime writing and political protest writing english literature. English literature a2 unit 1: literary genres the aim of this unit is to explore how texts are connected, contrasted and how they have evolved across a literary genre in year 12, students will study aspects of comedy and will cover four texts from the chosen literary genre the unit spans shakespeare, drama, modern and. The female teacher, from peele community college, long sutton, lincolnshire, failed to set the correct amount of english literature and english language coursework for her year 11 pupils.
For coursework you can choose your own texts to study and focus on a theme you may have found interesting before, enhancing your understanding of it if you are passionate about reading and discussing your ideas both verbally and on paper, are able to work independently and meet deadlines, english literature is the. In terms of workload, english lit was definitely the least work (other subjects are history, biology and chemistry) so that obviously determines how it will be in so for example, in my coursework, we had to link to aspects of comedy through the ideas of aristotle, relate aspects of comedy to real life etc. Declares that in independent schools, pupils sitting igcses in english language and english literature can still take advantage of 40% coursework as part of their final mark and have the option of sitting their examinations in january or june and further that this is not comparable to state-funded schools and offers an unfair. Assessment to achieve the full english literature a-level you will be assessed across the 4 components all components will be assessed by three paper-based examinations and coursework a more detailed breakdown of the assessment details is provided below: paper 1: drama – 9et0/01 type: written examination.
Who gets laughed at (and why) in latin literature will make us giggle, balk, and scratch our coursework everyone should read the full list of core texts in english as soon as possible in preparation for this course, it would also be useful to read over the writing down rome: satire, comedy, and other offences in latin. A secondary school revision resource for gcse english literature about a sample question for shakespeare's romeo and juliet remember, this is coursework, so you might be able to write a number of drafts, making each one better as you develop your answer however, many people worry about starting their answer.
So whether you're in need of comfort, want to be disturbed or, more likely, a bit of both, english literature will have something for you for shakespeare, we will study twelfth night, his complex romantic comedy dealing with the complications of love, assumed identities, and social class, with plenty of cross-dressing,. Assessment is 100% coursework you'll undertake a wide range of coursework assessments including the traditional essay, in-class open book assignments, group work and portfolio submission you may also choose to be assessed on a poetry performance, a theatre or literature review, or a walking tour of literary london. Comedy, tragedy and the art of living: ancient philosophy and literature 30 january 2018 tuesdays from this course is for anyone with an interest in literature or philosophy and the enthusiasm to take that interest further it operates as part of the inside coursework and assessment students will be expected to. For a-level english literature, girls will study eight texts from across the genres of prose, poetry and wider reading to inform the coursework study comedy william shakespeare: a midsummer night's dream, measure for measure, the taming of the shrew, twelfth night other drama: the importance of being earnest,.
A level english literature develops analytical skills, oral communication skills and above all, discursive writing skills in this unit we study dramatic comedy through william shakespeare's 'the taming of the shrew' and oscar wilde's 'the importance of being earnest' we also study a prose text, andrea levy's 'small.
As/a level english support materials a2 level english language and literature h473: coursework guidance - unit f674 ocr coursework consultancy service for gce english language and literature (see ocr website linguistic focus needs to be maintained, eg commentary on stand-up comedy routine would. It's a page turner 3 good reasons to choose our qualification: wide range of interesting texts include modern, female, local authors and poets opportunity to study the shakespearean genre: tragedy, comedy, problem or last plays coursework involves an in-depth comparative study of two novels. English literature a level do you like reading do you enjoy discussing the books you have read and the ideas they raise do you want to learn more about good writing and explore a range of authors, past and present this popular course will enable you to do all of these and more what will i be studying on the course.