Learning English GCSE Course - Accredited Certification

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80 Hours
8 CPD points / hours
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Take the Learning English GCSE Course Level 3 CPD Accredited course.

Study online with 12 months unlimited access.

PDF Certificate Included.

Complete the course anytime in 12 months.

Access your course anytime, anywhere.

Learn on PC, Laptop or any Smart Device.

Tutor Support Included.

Online Exam fees Included.

Recognised CPD Certificate once you finish the course.

Boost your skills today by taking this CPD Accredited course with eTeaching Academy. Add value to your CV and help yourself stand out from the crowd with this online training.

The price you see on Reed is the only price you will pay for the course. So take advantage of this great offer and enrol today!

What’s more, because the courses come with a recognised CPD Certificate upon completion, you can be confident you’re studying towards a certification employers and recruiters will appreciate and recognise.

The course is expertly designed by our dedicated team of tutors, with full tutor support is available should you have any questions whilst on your course. With unlimited access for 12 months, you can study at your own pace.

So whether you want to study to get your foot in the door, to climb the career ladder, or just fancy learning something new, this course is perfect!


Course Syllabus

The Learning English GCSE Course is split into the following modules:

    • An Introduction on GCSE English Curriculum

GCSE English Literature
Areas of Focus
Aims and Requirements
GCSE English Language
Areas of Focus
Aims and Requirements

    • English Literature: Nineteenth-Century Novel

Analysing Novels
Pride and Prejudice
Plot Summary
Main Themes
Main Characters
Important Quotations

    • English Literature: Shakespeare Play

Analysing Shakespeare
Plot Summary
Main Themes
Main Characters
Important Quotations

    • English Literature: Poetry

Poetry Analysis Techniques
Key Themes
Poetic Techniques
Rhyme Scheme
Close Reading

    • English Literature: Drama

Analysing Plays
An Inspector Calls
Plot Summary
Main Themes
Main Characters
Important Quotations

    • English Language: Non-Fiction and Transactional Writing

Transactional Writing Skills
Forms of Non-Fiction Writing
Travel Writing

    • English Language: Poetry and Prose and Imaginative Writing

Creative Writing Skills
Imaginative Literary Techniques
Comparing Texts

    • English Language: Grammar and Vocabulary

Formal and Informal (When to Use Which)
Effectiveness and Impact in Text
Use in Writing

    • English Language: Spoken Language

Presentation Skills
Preparing an Answer
Q and A Skills

    • Exam Format and Techniques

Typical Exam Paper Format
Types of Questions (Short and Long Answer, Comparisons, Themes, Etc.)
Exam Techniques

    • Exam Essay Construction

Forming an Introduction
Main Text/Argument
Forming a Conclusion
General Essay Techniques and Tips

    • Revision Techniques

General Techniques
Focused Techniques (For each subject, e.g. Shakespeare, drama, poetry, novel)
Past Papers

  • Final test

GCSE Preparation Course

The Learning English GCSE preparation course helps students to prepare for the GCSE English exam however students should note the course is NOT a formal GCSE on its own. Instead this course helps learners prepare for studying their English GCSE using the most recent information taught in the English GCSE national curriculum, using our interactive student learning online facilities, with the support of tutors and online assessments to practice answering test questions based on the National Curriculum. In order to receive your official GCSE qualification, the final GCSE exam MUST be taken in a formal AQA-approved centre that will supervise, authenticate and mark the controlled assessments.


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Learning English GCSE Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Learning English GCSE Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Learning English GCSE Course.

Course Duration

The online Learning English GCSE Course requires 80 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Learning English GCSE Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Compatibility

Our Learning English GCSE Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this Learning English GCSE Course to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.

Who is this course for?

The course is suitable to all learners ready to kick-start their career. Whether you’re new to the workplace or returning from a career break, the course is perfect.

Further develop your skills today with this amazing course.

Choosing eTeaching Academy is simple as we offer:

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  • Study at your own pace
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There are no previous entry requirements or experience necessary to start the course.

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nusaret asked:

Hi I need to gain gcse equivalent to be able to get on to pgce teacher training is this suitable for this?


This course is CPD Accredited which is training related to professional development and is recognised by schools and employers across the UK. This is not equivalent to a formal qualification. Instead students can use this course to help prepare them to take their formal exams. Although to take the formal exam this must be in an approved exam centre with invigilated exams.

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Anthony Holbourn asked:

Is this course suitable for a 15 yr old who has left school and is being home-tutored? He is to take the GCSE next May/June


Yes this course should be great. Many of our students use this course, among other learning resources and materials available to help prepare them for their formal exams. Thanks

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Audrey Drewery asked:

What does cpd mean ? This isn't a GCSE is it


This course is CPD Accredited which is training related to professional development and is recognised by schools and employers across the UK. To receive the formal qualification the formal exam must be taken in an approved exam centre. This course is aimed at those wanting to prepare for their studies. Thanks

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Tracey asked:

do you need Adobe Flash player, I will be using my amazon HD fire tablet. Kindle cannot use adobe flash player.


You will access the course through your web browser, and will not need Adobe in order to view the course materials. Hope this helps. Thanks

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Sarah asked:

If book this course, and complete it-where do i find a place to sit the exam? And would the course and exam be a GCSE English qualification?


This course is CPD Accredited to help you prepare for your formal exams. In order to receive your formal exam you will need to register with an approved exam centre. The course will guide you through this all. Hope this helps. Thanks

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Lucy asked:

Does this course result in an English gcse qualification?


This is a course to help you prepare for your formal qualification only. In order to achieve the formal qualification the exam must be taken in an approved exam centre. Thanks

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