Students will be able to identify and discuss their own career aspirations or relevant skills and knowledge and how they impact on others. Students will be able to identify and demonstrate the perspectives or problem solving techniques of different disciplines.
A blog for A Level English Language students and teachers. Started in south London, continued in Essex. You can find plenty of other ideas about language investigations from the blog here.
As part of the second year of your A level course, you will have two exam components and one that is called Non-Exam Assessment i. The aim of NEA component is to allow you to explore and analyse language data independently and develop and reflect upon your own writing expertise. It requires you to carry out two different kinds of individual research: You will get more detailed information about the investigation as the term goes on, but will find it helpful to think about potential investigation topics as you look back at work from last year and develop your understanding of new topic areas this year.
A Language Investigation might look something like one of the examples below — which are based on topics you cover on the course — but could equally be about something we do not do on the course.
As long as there is a language element to it and you can convince your teacher that it is a viable project, you can do it. A study of the language techniques used by Great British Bake-Off judges when commenting on the cakes produced in the final rounds of the competition, focusing on politeness, directness and possible gender differences.
An investigation into the language of female boxers during interviews to see if stereotypes about female communication are true for these women.
A comparison of the language used by three children of different ages when responding to the same task, focusing particularly on the stages of development they are at and their ability to use vocabulary and grammar.
An investigation into the ways in which different political parties and pressure groups represented the EU during the referendum across their campaign literature.
A study of ways in which local newspapers in 3 different areas represent their local dialect and accent in reports about varieties of English. A comparison of how Maybelline adverts change over a year period in their representation of female beauty. An investigation into the messaging styles of 3 different age groups when using WhatsApp.
An investigation into the ways that the language of Twitter arguments differs from those carried out face to face. An exploration of the different language techniques used by three supermarkets to represent their values to the general public on their official websites.
A study of the linguistic techniques used by rugby commentators in a radio commentary compared to an online commentary from the BBC website.
This is not an exhaustive list and there are endless possibilities to explore, but you should be able to see that some of these link to areas you might already have studied, while others pick up on A level-only topics.
Again, you will do some of this in class, but it is a good idea to think about the kind of thing you can write and might enjoy doing. Some suggestions for original writing tasks might be: Each folder submitted should contain: Find stories, articles and speeches to read.
Practise writing in different styles. Use the time in class for Directed Writing tasks as part of the exam components to experiment with form, style and voice. This is one of the few areas on any A level that allows you to write what you like.sample Language Investigation extract A-level English Language Non-exam assessment: Language in Action /C For teaching from September For assessment from June Introduction There are many different approaches to the Language Investigation NEA task and no one-size-fits-.
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A blog for A Level English Language students and teachers. Started in south London, continued in Essex. but I'll save that discussion for another day and maybe some bright spark out there could do a language investigation into the semantic pejoration of the term 'coursework' in media discourses around education.
the component formerly. English in the world today. Conclusion. What we have seen in this course is that the English language is and always has been a diverse entity. It has changed dramatically over the centuries since it first arrived on the shores of Britain from the north of Europe, and these changes mean that the language that was spoken at that time is almost.
Oct 03, · hey there, i'm doing AQA english language at Alevel (GCE) and need to think of a language investigation idea. i've thought abotu doing cookbooks but i think a lot of people do, and i want something that isn't done all the time like male comedians etc.
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