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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


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Course Description

The Diploma in English Language and Literature gives you the opportunity to gain 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 analyze literature with an emphasis on renowned authors and poets, such as Samuel Taylor 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 purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of ALISON's English course you will understand different writing styles including the structure, language and complexity. Learn how to influence your audience with different styles of writing. You will know how to combine various styles of writing to tell a story, whether it be comedy, descriptive, mystery, spy, science fiction, instructional, opinionative, poetic or reflective.

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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 Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 1176 votes
Course Title: Diploma in English Language and Literature
Course #: 277
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 87
Content Origin:
Course Description: The Diploma in English Language and Literature gives you the opportunity to gain 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 analyze literature with an emphasis on renowned authors and poets, such as Samuel Taylor 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: Not for download or distribution.
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:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: No
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Pukazhendhi Ekambaram
    Pukazhendhi Ekambaram India It's amazing support to learner as continual improvement 2016-01-15 04:01:18
  • Reymond Samie
    Reymond Samie Malaysia From my personal point of view, I have fun and enjoyed learning each modules of the course and it is truly worthy as any courses out there. In addition, the process of learning is as standard as you could get in any other colleges or universities and proves that learning at home can have a positive impact in learning. There are not much complains I could mention but it would be amazing if the videos have English subtitles in it to enhance better understanding. Also, the interface seems to be lagging sometimes especially when doing exercises as it can get pretty complicated at times. Hopefully there will be some sort of instructions for each exercises. I have just started this course for the past couple of weeks and I'am thoroughly keen to learn each and every modules there is to learn. 2015-12-28 11:12:02
  • Cathy Vosloo
    Cathy Vosloo Zimbabwe The course was very informative and has helped me to have a deeper appreciation for literature as well as equip me to be a more effective writer. 2015-11-11 12:11:20
  • Atenéia Araújo
    Atenéia Araújo Brazil It is a good course, that gives us good knowledge about writting in English. 2015-11-08 11:11:44
  • Vaiolelai Niu
    Vaiolelai Niu New Zealand This is a fantastic course in the English language and literature for anyone keen to learn more about the most commonly spoken language in the world. I was fascinated by the life of one outstanding man who has left a gigantic landmark in people's mines of many generations after his death in the 16th century. His work is still valid in the modern day 21st century from the classroom curriculum to the live theater and movie making dramatization of life events as part of modern and evolving society. I recommend this course to all who aspire to better communicate and use English as their first or secondary language for global communication. Cheers for your support Alison, I couldn't have done it without support. Vaiolelai Niu from Auckland, New Zealand. 2015-10-25 06:10:56
  • Eno Emmanuel
    Eno Emmanuel Nigeria This course has been really helpful. Thanks Alison team. 2015-10-09 14:10:29
  • Josephh Pio
    Josephh Pio United Kingdom its of great adventure to find out such good skills avails in the system of which each of interesting can do better, am sure is going to be Clearer once is done with full course 2015-09-18 09:09:05
  • Tijn Blanken
    Tijn Blanken Turkey Wow, this was a great course that taught me many new things and suggestions of what i should look out for in my own writing, as well as others. I suggest to make it more interesting as for a 14 year old kid like me, it may get... boring 2015-08-30 18:08:44
  • Chrysi Stefanakidou
    Chrysi Stefanakidou Switzerland This is a nice journey through English Literature :) Well done! 2015-08-26 10:08:17
  • John Phyo Pai
    John Phyo Pai Myanmar Nice lessons! 2015-08-21 12:08:25
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