English GCSE Courses at City Lit in London

An English Language GCSE is an essential qualification for anyone wanting to develop higher-order reading skills and fluent and effective writing. It is one of the most commonly required qualifications by employers and universities, and will enhance your job and education prospects.

This course will ensure you become a confident user of English, able to analyse different types of text, write grammatically correct sentences, deploy figurative language, organise your writings and express yourself well. You will also enjoy your reading and writing!

You must do a pre-course assessment. Click on ‘Start Assessment’ button of the Introduction course below. You must pass this short introductory course before moving on to the full GCSE.

We also have face-to-face assessments at City Lit in a Covid-secure environment at the times below. You must make an appointment. You will need to bring a face covering and our own pens.

Aug 26th from 5.30-8.30pm
Sep 2nd from 5.30-8.30pm
Sep 9th from 5.30-8.30pm

Contact us to make an appointment: 020 7492 2511 / universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk

The GCSE courses are FREE to most learners. They are live online interactive classes. You will need a computer with a microphone, a camera and the internet. It is best to use Google Chrome.

  1. English Language GCSE

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 29 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Are you excited by the English language? Do you want to engage with fiction and non-fiction? Do you need to improve your writing and critical thinking across a range of topics and themes? An English Language GCSE is an essential qualification for anyone wanting to practise higher-order reading skills and use these to develop fluent and effective writing. It is one of the most commonly required qualifications by employers and universities, and will enhance your job and education prospects. This specification will ensure that you can read fluently and write effectively, demonstrate a confident control of Standard English and write grammatically correct sentences, deploying figurative language, and analyse texts.

    You will need to do an initial pre-course assessment before being accepted onto this course and have passed the English Language GCSE (Introduction) course. Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 7492 2511 or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name).

    Please also click on the following link and tell us more about yourself -https://forms.gle/WpjbXEsfBRtByVjz5.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  2. English Language GCSE (introduction)

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 10 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Are you excited by the English language? Do you want to gain an English language GCSE? This short introduction course will give you a flavour of what successfully completing a GCSE involves and will show if you are ready for the accredited programme in terms of time investment, dedication, interest and ability.

    You will need to complete and pass an initial assessment before starting this course and pass this course before being able to start the full GCSE.Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 7492 2511 or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name). Use Chrome if possible.

    In addition to the assessment, please also click on the following link and tell us more about yourself https://forms.gle/WpjbXEsfBRtByVjz5.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

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