Having a good grasp of English is essential if you are to reach your full potential. So why not make sure you give yourself the best start possible by taking this GCSE.
Not only will you master the basics like punctuation and paragraphing, you'll also learn how to write reports and letters - something you'll find essential in many jobs.
But it's not just your functional writing that will develop. This home study course will also introduce you to the pleasure of reading fiction and poetry, and really get your imagination working. What's more, it will also help you improve your overall speech and ability to listen.
There is no deadline for enrolment so you can start your course at any time.
The Uses of Language
Speaking and Listening
You do not need any special qualifications, however you should be able to read and understand basic English.
100 hours approx.
As an ICS student you will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus our team of Student Advisors are only a phone call away for all the practical advice you may need - so we really are with you 100%.
A Once you've enrolled on your chosen course(s), you'll receive all the information you need to arrange your exams*, including details of syllabuses, exam boards and dates. As exams are held in various parts of the UK, you shouldn't have to travel too far to sit them.
If you have any questions at any time about arranging your exams, the ICS Student Advisers will be pleased to help.
Exams take place in June, the entry deadlines are mid January and coursework deadline is 31 March. Written exams = 60% & Coursework = 40%
*Exam fees not included in course fee.
What our students say
"The course from ICS was ideal - the course materials were excellent, and I got great support from my tutor when I needed it, which helped me to keep motivated. When I passed my exam, I was delighted and my employers were really impressed. Soon after I got my promotion and I now love my job as a 'number cruncher!' The course from ICS has really opened doors for me and given me the confidence I needed to
get ahead." Donna Linden, Glasgow
With this GCSE qualification a number of different career paths will be open to you.
For your coursework assignments you will need to buy copies of the texts listed in your course materials.
UK Distance Learning GCSE English Course
A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain GCSE English. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning GCSE English is a flexible and convenient course which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the GCSE English exam through home study. What's more, because the distance learning GCSE English course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.
With the distance learning GCSE English course, a personal tutor is available to help you through the course. Additionally, a team of student advisors are only a phone call away.
There is a wide range of distance learning GCSE courses to choose from at Learning at Home, each allowing you to study for a GCSE at your convenience.