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    I am currently in my long summer holidays between GCSE's and A Levels. Before the taster sessions at my sixth form a couple of weeks ago,I was almost certain I wanted to do English Literature but I now have decided against it for many reasons including it clashing with other subjects I want to take. I was wondering if anyone knew of an outside of school course in English you could take or any way I could just fill that empty gap of not having done an English A Level? I am asking this in case it is part of a future career for me and also just for some self-fulfilment that i haven't dismissed English entirely from my life when I go onto doing A levels. Thank you for the help!
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    I am currently in my long summer holidays between GCSE's and A Levels. Before the taster sessions at my sixth form a couple of weeks ago,I was almost certain I wanted to do English Literature but I now have decided against it for many reasons including it clashing with other subjects I want to take. I was wondering if anyone knew of an outside of school course in English you could take or any way I could just fill that empty gap of not having done an English A Level? I am asking this in case it is part of a future career for me and also just for some self-fulfilment that i haven't dismissed English entirely from my life when I go onto doing A levels. Thank you for the help!
    What other subjects are you taking? With regards to if you need it in a future career - there aren't many careers in which you would need English A level. Another humanities/Essay based subject would usually do just as well.

    You don't need to have done English A level in order to not dismiss English from your life - just read lots of books!
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    What other subjects are you taking? With regards to if you need it in a future career - there aren't many careers in which you would need English A level. Another humanities/Essay based subject would usually do just as well.

    You don't need to have done English A level in order to not dismiss English from your life - just read lots of books!
    I am doing History, Economics and Spanish - partly the reason I didn't do english was that two languages may be very heavy. But yes you do have a fair point. It's just a bit daunting cutting down to three subjects as I have loved English literature GCSE so much and at one stage I was keen on teaching English.

    Thank you anyway I'm sure I can make do with my choices
 
 
 
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