Retention of a substantial coursework element at both as and a2 recognises the benefits of research and detailed study for english literature and there is a wide choice of texts available at both as and a2 as paper 1 - love through the ages : shakespeare and poetry study of two texts: one shakespeare play and one. And of links between the poems it will be useful for teachers of wjec lit 4 and for anyone considering donne as a choice for a2 coursework eg for the poetry element of unit 4 ocr aqa english literature a a2 unit 3 reading for meaning: love through the ages examination content candidates should read at. Viv groskop had always regretted not taking english literature at a-level but it was more a need to i first took an a-level 20 years ago at the age of almost 17 twenty years on and at i have made idiotic gaffes over seamus heaney and ts eliot that cost me coursework marks i have made other, more. I'm doing a2 this year, i did as last year so far i have written quotes for topics such as illicit love, unconditional love, love after death, wuthering heights, romantic/passionate love, transgressive love, betrayal/affairs, marriage, familial love and a few random ones have you got the aqa nelson thornes. Assessment objectives (aos) are set by ofqual and are the same across all as and a-level english literature specifications and all exam boards the exams and non-exam assessment will measure to paper 1: love through the ages: shakespeare and poetry, 50, x1, 50 paper 2: love through the ages: prose, 50, x1, 50. A-level paper 1: love through the ages – section c here students are required to compare 2 texts of their choice from the set text list each question is based on a theme comparison is important to specification a which takes an historicist approach to literature - the specification works from the belief that no text exists in.
Second year (a2) • unit 3: exam – two questions involving unprepared extracts and wider reading on the theme of love through the ages • unit 4: coursework – extended essay, comparing three texts, including a shakespeare play you learn in a variety of ways, typically through discussion, group work, independent study. English literature is a challenging but rewarding exploration of a wide variety of texts in great detail as well as summer module, love through the ages coursework, shakespeare and two other texts weighting the coursework element is worth 40% of the overall assessment for a2, 20% in year 12 and 20% in year 13. Taking the english literature a level course is an excellent way to introduce yourself to a wide range of works of drama, poetry and prose paper 1: love through the ages (3 hours) is 75 marks in total (40% of a-level) coursework: independent critical study: texts across time is 50 marks in total (20% of a-level.
Example of extended essay and shakespeare study coursework an example of my coursework which got me an a grade 45 / 5 hideshow resource information english literature · love through the ages · a2/a-level · aqa created by: tom smith created on: 15-08-14 18:32 example of extended essay and. Leigh technology academy ks5 guide for english literature 5 year 13 a2 english literature 2741 specification a theme: love through the ages set texts: a shakespeare play two other texts wider reading & exam prep: lta love poetry anthology an anthology of drama about love an anthology of prose. Key requirements of the a2 course the examination will be based on unseen passages on the theme love through the ages the coursework unit is a sustained comparative essay on three texts one must be by shakespeare the other two can be any suitable texts possible approaches include: three texts linked by the.
Paper one - love through the ages 40% of a level three questions: one question on a passage of shakespeare, a comparative question on two unseen poems, and an essay question linking two prose texts during this component, you will have the opportunity to study a wide range of aspects of love through the ages. Aqa a english literature: students will study a wide variety of literature based around the areas of “modern times: literature from 1945 to the present day” and “love through the ages” they will complete coursework and examination work throughout the two years, and have a range of different internal assessments to fully. The major exam topics covered are love through the ages, which involves studying a shakespeare text (othello), and unseen poetry texts in shared context, which involves studying literature from 1945 to the present day, including one poetry anthology (skirrid hill by owen sheers), one drama text ( street car named. A-level english literature a - love through the ages: resource package as paper 2, section b.
So you've decided to do your a2 english literature and are thinking about that wider reading in the area of 'love through the ages' for your a2 exam and you're starting to worry let's just think first about what the a2 exam is asking of you question 1 asks you to compare two unseen items of the same. 11 powerpoint lessons with an accompanying scheme of work to teach the coursework element of the new a level specification includes differentiated activities, exemplar essays and responses and a 21 page booklet to aid with planning and research. A level assessment: one 3 hour examination worth 40%, one 2 ½ hour examination worth 40% and one 2500 coursework essay worth 20% component 1: love through the ages (3hr examination worth 40%) section a: a passage- based question on a shakespeare play studied in class section b: an essay on two unseen.