English Language - how do you find it???

Watch
ethistu7
Badges: 13
Rep:
?
#1
Report Thread starter 3 years ago
#1
So, I’m taking it in Sept. Want to know if it actually will be any good or not!

Getting 9s at GCSE in all my Eng mocks but I’m well aware it’s very different! Will it complement Science subjects well? Is it one of the harder A levels? Better than Lit, or...?
0
reply
TSR Jessica
Badges: 19
Rep:
?
#2
Report 3 years ago
#2
Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you've posted in the right place? Here's a link to our subject forum which should help get you more responses if you post there.
0
reply
radad
Badges: 3
Rep:
?
#3
Report 3 years ago
#3
I have found it in several places, but mostly through when I talk to people or read books.
0
reply
xEmilyxx
Badges: 17
Rep:
?
#4
Report 3 years ago
#4
I am in second year of taking AQA English Language and loving It, so I will probably be a bit biased here seeing as I am going to be studying it in university and all.

I took literature to AS but dropped it because I was having a hard time with it. In some respects literature is the hardest of the two, and seems to be the most popular. But that does not mean Language is not a good A Level to have. English Language is quite theoretical in parts since you learn some of the basic linguistic theories to socioloinguistics. It also carries on text analysis skills from GCSE but you approach these in a more grammatical way. It also includes a small module on creative writing.

I do better in it because I love It, therefore I am finding it easier than literature. I know many others who struggle with it because its a theoretical way of looking at something usually considered essay based. In that regards it does compliment sciences, specifically the social sciences (Pyschology and Sociology) because it has overlaps.
0
reply
X

Quick Reply

Attached files
Write a reply...
Reply
new posts
Back
to top
Latest
My Feed

See more of what you like on
The Student Room

You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

Personalise

How are you feeling about starting university this autumn?

Really excited (64)
21.84%
Excited but a bit nervous (132)
45.05%
Not bothered either way (36)
12.29%
I'm really nervous (61)
20.82%

Watched Threads

View All
Latest
My Feed