IGCSE English First Language

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12 months

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

 
Course Description

This IGCSE English Course is ideal for anyone wishing to gain a knowledge and understanding of this subject. You will also find this course extremely valuable if you are looking for a progression route for further training whilst employed.

This course is only suitable for students whose native language is English and not for students whose mother tongue is another language.

What does the course prepare me for?

As well as preparing you for the examinations, there is guidance on many of the basics of English Language including:

·        Common errors

·        Punctuation rules and conventions

·        Spelling

·        Nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs

·        Sentence structure

·        Paragraphing

·        Presentation of essays

The main thrust of the course, however, is to prepare you for the examinations. To this end the focus on essay planning and writing in coherent sentences and paragraphs whilst employing a variety of styles and a wide vocabulary will be of enormous benefit to you.

What will be in the examinations?

If you have looked at the full specification on the Cambridge website, you will have noticed that there are various options including coursework. Please note that we will be preparing you only for the examinations options, Papers 2 and 3. These two written papers are the only papers you will need to take to gain an IGCSE. No coursework is required.

What is the course title and code for this qualification?

Cambridge IGCSE First Language English Syllabus code 0500

Previous Knowledge Required

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 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will receive the entire course materials with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months.  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 quizzes to help you gauge your progress.

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.

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Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Payment Method            Version Initial Payment Monthly Instalment Total Payable
Pay in Full Online £245.00 Nil £245.00
Instalment Option 1 Online £160.00 £48.75 X 4 months £355.00
Instalment Option 2 Online £88.75 £88.75 X 3 months £355.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Modules

The papers have the following structure:

Paper 2: Reading Passages (Extended)

2 hours

Candidates answer three questions on two passages of 600–700 words each, linked by a common theme.

Eligible for Grades A*–E.

50% of total marks – 40% on Reading and 10% on Writing.

Paper 3: Directed Writing and Composition

2 hours

50% of total marks – 10% 0n Reading and 40% on Writing.

Awarding Organisation

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.

 

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