English – Higher

Course Highlights

  1. Analysis & Evaluation

This unit focuses on close reading and listening skills. You will increase your ability to understand and analyse more complex close reading and listening texts.


  1. Creation & Production

This unit focuses on talking and writing skills. You will practise writing in different genres and will produce a writing folio which is externally assessed. You will engage in class and group discussions and in individual talk and group presentations.

  • This level of study will provide you with the opportunity to build on the skills of communicating and understanding which you developed at National 5 level.
  • The course follows the same structure as the National 5 course but with more challenging texts and tasks.