Worry free 14 day guarantee Open CollegeAn online IGCSE in English is the perfect way to widen your understanding of the English language and demonstrate your abilities with the language. Using literary and non-literary pieces, you will develop your vocabulary, improve your spelling and punctuation along with broadening your understanding of English grammar.

This online IGCSE English course is the perfect preparation for studying English at A-Level and also for other A-Level courses delivered in English.

When can I start the course? Right away.

How do I study the course? Online.

Is there a tutor? Yes.

How long is the course? 1 or 2 years (you decide).

Where can I read full course info? Full course content and information


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Online IGCSE English (4EB1) Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I study the course? Online.
Where can I study from? UK or Internationally.
How long is the course? 1 year.
Are there entry requirements? No.
What certificate do I get? Edexcel IGCSE English
What can I do with the qualification? Study A-Levels, BTEC Level 3 Diplomas, International Baccalaureates (IB).
What level is the course? Equivalent to Level 2 Diplomas, USA GED, Hong Kong HKCEE, Singapore O-Level, Indian CBSE.
Are exams included? No, you have to book these separately.
When can I enrol? At any time.

More Information

Your online IGCSE  course will come with full tutor support for the length of your studies. You will have access through an online learning portal to all materials and information that you need to study and learn in preparation for your examinations.

Examinations for IGCSE  are held every year in the June and November examination period. If you need more help or advice regarding studying this course, contact one of our helpful team for more assistance.

IGCSE English Syllabus

This course will cover the following areas of study:

  • Reading a wide range of material including everything from literary material to current media.
  • Appreciating the English language and using it for learning and enjoyment.
  • Use English to develop narrative, creative writing, making reports and developing a critical view of the quality of written expression.

The course is divided into 4 units of study:

Unit 1 – Building with Language

Unit 2 – Transactional Writing

Unit 3 – Discursive, Narrative and Descriptive Writing

Unit 4 – Spoken Language (Optional)

Examination Information

  • Exam Availability: January and June.
  • English (Specification B) Paper 1 Paper code: 4EB1/01
  • One paper covered in a written examination: 3 hours (100 marks).
  • Results are issued through your chosen examination centre.