GCSE English Language
Examination Board – (IGCSE) 8705 (current Year 11)
The Certificate in English Language provides a rigorous summative assessment of students’ skills and abilities. Students’ reading and writing skills are developed and enhanced throughout the course, leading to a final summative assessment. The scheme of assessment is linear with an option of Foundation or Higher tiers.
- Speaking and Listening – one presentation/discussion task
- Paper 1 – written paper
- Paper 2 – optional written paper or
- Coursework Project
This specification is available for assessment in January and June. There are no previous learning requirements.
Speaking and Listening – presentation/discussion task
|10% of the English Language assessment|
|50% of the English Language assessment|
|2 hours – 50 marks|
ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL CHOICE
Optional paper / project
Either written paper (2 hours) or coursework project
|40% of the English Language assessment|