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Diploma in English Language and Literature


Diploma in English Language and Literature

Diploma in English Language and Literature

Gain a good knowledge of different writing styles


Students: 54,420
Course Description

This Diploma gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of important aspects of English language and literature. It is ideal for people who have always wanted to study English language and literature in greater detail, as well as learners who are studying English as a second language.

The English language modules cover the fundamentals of grammar, effective speaking, and writing skills.

The English literature modules analyse literature with an emphasis on renowned authors and poets, such as Samuel Coleridge, Arthur Miller and William Shakespeare.

A qualification in this free online Diploma course is the ideal way of demonstrating your proficiency in the English language.


Certification

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this English course you will understand different writing styles including the structure, language and complexity of the styles. You will have a knowledge of the style of writing that you can use to influence your audience.
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You will be more aware of the reasons people use different styles to write about different topics. You will understand the importance of your audience to determine a particular style of writing. You will know how to combine styles when story-writing, and understand comedy writing. You will gain a good knowledge of descriptive, mystery, spy, science fiction, instructional, opinionative, poetic and reflective writing.
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Module Title
English - Writing
Triggers for Writing
Writing for an Audience
Story Writing
Comedy Writing
Descriptive Writing
Mystery, Spy , & Science Fiction Writing
Instructional Writing
Opinionative Writing
Poetry Writing
Reflective Writing
Assessment
Rules for effective communication
Words, words, words
New and troublesome words
Spelling
Punctuation
Using full stops and commas
Semicolons
Colons
Apostrophes
Speech marks
Other Punctuation
Punctuation revision
Nouns
Verbs
Adjectives
Adverbs
Prepositions
Pronouns
Adjective, noun, verb, pronoun, preposition or adverb?
Assessment
English: Introduction and course outline
English: Writing for different purposes and audiences
How journalists go about their jobs
Analysing the language of the media
An approach to studying a text
Analysing media language
Text analysis of The Great Gatsby
Approaches to English
Using language effectively
Effective presentations
Personal and imaginative writing
What is an issue?
Researching issues
Issue analysis
Using language effectively 1
Using language effectively 2
Using language effectively 3
Using language effectively 4
Using language effectively 5
Hints and tips for exams
Glossary
Assessment
Introduction to Samuel Coleridge
Coleridge Kubla Khan
Coleridge The Eolian Harp
Coleridge This Lime-Tree Bower, My Prison
Coleridge Frost at Midnight
Introduction to Macbeth by Shakespeare
Macbeth Act One
Macbeth Act Two
Macbeth Act Three
Macbeth Act Four
Macbeth Act Five
Macbeth Themes
The Crucible Act One
The Crucible Act Two
The Crucible Act Three
The Crucible Act Four
Themes in The Crucible by Miller
Assessment
Introduction to Shakespeare
Shakespeare His life and times
Shakespeare The theatre scene
Shakespeare Theatre audiences
Shakespeare The Globe Theatre
Shakespeare Literary devices
Shakespeare Prose
Shakespeare Scripts and Lines
Shakespeare Shakespearian Language
Shakespeare Soliloquies
Shakespeare Soliloquies videos
Shakespeare A Midsummer Night's Dream
Assessment

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Course Title Diploma in English Language and Literature
Course # 277
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 87
Content Origin
Course Description  This Diploma gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of important aspects of English language and literature. It is ideal for people who have always wanted to study English language and literature in greater detail, as well as learners who are studying English as a second language.

The English language modules cover the fundamentals of grammar, effective speaking, and writing skills.

The English literature modules analyse literature with an emphasis on renowned authors and poets, such as Samuel Coleridge, Arthur Miller and William Shakespeare.

A qualification in this free online Diploma course is the ideal way of demonstrating your proficiency in the English language.


License 
Release Date 10 July 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 15-20 Hours
Video/Audio Medium
Audio Only Medium
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download No
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Dost Mohammad wafa Afghanistan Good way of learning english 2014-12-11 07:12:09
  • Abdul Momin Pakistan I have passed through all the course. It was very good for me and it gave me much knowledge about English language and Literature. 2014-12-07 14:12:50
  • noreen asad Iraq It was good 2014-12-02 08:12:37
  • noreen asad Iraq It was very good ,I really enjoyed it 2014-12-02 07:12:59
  • Anil Balan United Arab Emirates This is an outstanding online course i ever had before, good to understnd and learn more about english language and literature 2014-11-25 15:11:10
  • Sundas Miraj Pakistan It's good. 2014-11-03 07:11:18
  • Zuhal Muzaffary Afghanistan Hope I can study and complete this course and it be beneficial for me and for my career . 2014-10-31 06:10:19
  • Robert Magori Kenya Really nice course 2014-10-30 18:10:08
  • Jamilla Fazal Philippines loved this course found it informative and good and relived some of my old English lessons from g.c.s.e but actually understood alot more 2014-10-15 09:10:05
  • Gerardo D'Angelo United Kingdom Excellent, very informative; I've enjoyed it very much. Thank you. 2014-10-07 16:10:30
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