**Why choose this course?** How does the English language work in the real world? On this course you will learn how to express your creativity through words to create professional writing. You will examine how language systems work together, investigating meaning, grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and conversation. You'll analyse spoken and written communication in business and society. You'll study media, advertising and literary texts and understand how language and accents are linked to identity. Our experienced tutors have an active involvement in your learning. They use innovative techniques in their teaching, and provide constructive feedback throughout your studies. You will also undertake a work placement during the course, and write a reflective report on your experience. This will help to prepare you for the wider world and increase your employability skills.