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    All people have a right to their own opinions but not the right to force them upon others

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    A Foreboding Night. Ian sat on the curb, his hands buried deep inside the pocket of his jeans.

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    Describe the room you're in.

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    Coursework Assignment: Creative Writing

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    What is the Importance of Alfred Doolittle to Shaw's 'Pygmalion?'

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    (Descriptive Writing) Describe the sights and sounds of a market place

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Along with GCSE Maths, this is the qualification that employers and university admissions tutors are looking out for. All aspects of life require good communication skills and the ability to understand and be understood. English GCSE provides you with a benchmark of literacy that shows you have thenecessary skills in reading, writing and comprehension. GCSE English is split into two subjects and therefore two GCSE qualifications -English Literature and English language.

English Literature involves the study and investigation of works of drama, poetry and prose from modern and classical sources. As an English Literature student you will develop skills of evaluation, critical thinking and comparison and it will introduce you to some of the great works of the greatest writers.

English Language covers the grammar, usage and practice of the English language and ensures you have the relevant skills to comprehend text and evaluate and analyse its meaning.

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