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Units 1 and 2

These are Language Variation: Individual Variation and Variation Over Time (From 1500 to the Present Day), assessed by two essays in one exam (2 hours and 15 minutes, 35% of the mark); and Child Language: Written and Spoken, assessed by one essay in one exam (1 hour, 20% of the mark).

Unit 3

This is Investigating Language, the area of investigation pre-released in the January before the summer exam, which students will research. It is assessed by two questions in one exam (1 hour and 45 minutes, 25% of the mark).

Unit 4

This is the Coursework. It consists of two pieces of Creative Writing plus one commentary (3,000 words maximum, 20% of the mark). It is internally assessed.