English A

 Essentially a literary course which focuses mainly on both how the writer conveys his/her work and on what s (he) communicates, the aim being to show how both are connected. At Higher Level the students read 13 works over the two years while they read 10 works in Standard Level. The students develop their skills in literary essay writing and formal written and oral commentary. This leads to an awareness of the ways in which literature is written.

English A is offered at Higher Level and Standard Level.