Learning English GCSE Course


Program Description

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/&utm_source=Keystone&utm_campaign=Keystone&utm_medium=KeystoneListinggcse This Learning English GCSE Course will provide learners with a fantastic insight into learning key skills to prepare for studying their English Language and Literacy GCSE’s. Covering aspects of poetry, fictional writing, non-fictional writing, transactional writing. Whether you are in a position where you need to your GCSE in English and not sure where to start, or are wanting to work in this field and need the confidence to study your course, or simply want to gain new skills, this course is perfect.

Course Highlights

  • Price: Only £24.00 Was £299.99
  • Course Type: Online Course
  • Duration: 90 hours, recommended hours
  • Syllabus: 12-course modules
  • Tutor Support: Full tutor support included
  • Exams: Yes, exam fees are included.
  • Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals.

Fine Print

  • Qualification: Level 3 CPD Award
  • Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99.
  • Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed.
  • Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices

With over 90 hours of learning split across 12 easily accessible modules, the course has been designed to provide learners with an enjoyable and informative learning experience. The Learning English GCSE Course is studied online, meaning you can study in your own time, at your own pace, on your own schedule. Study whenever it suits you best, day or night. You’ll have access to the course 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 12 months.

What’s more, the course is CPD accredited, therefore upon successful completion of the course learners will be awarded the certificate of completion, ensuring that the course will be recognised by employers and institutions.

Course Syllabus

The Learning English GCSE Course is split into the following modules:

An Introduction to GCSE English Curriculum

  • GCSE English Literature
  • Areas of Focus
  • Aims and Requirements
  • GCSE English Language
  • Areas of Focus
  • Aims and Requirements

English Literature: Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Analysing Novels
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Plot Summary
  • Main Themes
  • Main Characters
  • Important Quotations
  • Frankenstein
  • Plot Summary
  • Main Themes
  • Main Characters
  • Important Quotations

English Literature: Shakespeare Play

  • Analysing Shakespeare
  • Macbeth
  • Plot Summary
  • Main Themes
  • Main Characters
  • Important Quotations
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Plot Summary
  • Main Themes
  • Main Characters
  • Important Quotations

English Literature: Poetry

  • Poetry Analysis Techniques
  • Key Themes
  • Poetic Techniques
  • Rhyme Scheme
  • Close Reading

English Literature: Drama

  • Analysing Plays
  • An Inspector Calls
  • Plot Summary
  • Main Themes
  • Main Characters
  • Important Quotations
  • A View from the Bridge
  • Plot Summary
  • Main Themes
  • Min Characters
  • Important Quotations

English Language: Non-Fiction and Transactional Writing

  • Transactional Writing Skills
  • Forms of Non-Fiction Writing
  • Journalism
  • Travel Writing
  • Letters
  • Autobiography
  • Speeches

English Language: Poetry and Prose and Imaginative Writing

  • Creative Writing Skills
  • Imaginative Literary Techniques
  • Comparing Texts

English Language: Grammar and Vocabulary

  • Formal and Informal (When to Use Which)
  • Effectiveness and Impact of Text
  • Use in Writing

English Language: Spoken Language

  • Presentation Skills
  • Preparing an Answer
  • Q and A Skills
  • Exam Format and Techniques
  • Typical Exam Paper Format
  • Types of Questions (Short and Long Answer, Comparisons, Themes, Etc.)
  • Exam Techniques

Exam Essay Construction

  • Planning
  • Forming an Introduction
  • Main Text/Argument
  • Forming a Conclusion
  • General Essay Techniques and Tips

Revision Techniques

  • General Techniques
  • Focused Techniques (For each subject, e.g. Shakespeare, drama, poetry, novel)
  • Past Papers

Final test


The Level 3 Award Learning English GCSE Course has been independently accredited and certified by The CPD Certification Service.

On successful completion of this course learners will be awarded:

  • Level 3 CPD Award in Learning English


The certificate will show your grade classification awarded and provide proof of your achievements for you to take to any prospective employers or part of your portfolio of evidence.

This course is NOT a formal GCSE, instead, this course helps learners prepare for studying their English GCSE using the most recent information taught in the English GCSE national curriculum, using our interactive student learning online facilities, with the support of tutors and online assessments to practice answering test questions based on the National Curriculum. In order to receive your official GCSE qualification, the final GCSE exam MUST be taken in a formal AQA-approved centre that will supervise, authenticate and mark the controlled assessments.

The certificate will be produced in PDF format, optional hard copies of the certificate will be available for an additional fee of £9.99.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements or pre-prerequisite for our Learning English GCSE course.


To assess the learners' ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Learning English GCSE Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course, learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Learning English GCSE Course, you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Learning English GCSE Course.

Course Duration

The online Learning English GCSE Course requires 90 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Last updated Jan 2019

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