A Star – English Online Course


A Star – English Online Course

The A Star international GCSE English equivalency course helps international students prepare for their A Star Equivalency GCSE English Exam

  • GCSE English Equivalency course for International Students
  • Used for Access into: Teacher Training, Nursing and Other Courses
  • You can book the exam here: Book English Exam
  • UK Students should book their course here: A Star Equivalency UK
  • Includes Comprehensive Online Course + Weekly tutorials
  • This provides access to our outstanding course for 1 year.

English Online Course Features

  • Brand new for 2023

  • Track progress easily

  • 100s of questions

  • Revision, practice questions and topic tests

  • 6 mock papers

  • 2 mock papers that can be sent in for marking and feedback

  • Free weekly tutorials to help you learn the key concepts

How do I prepare for the GCSE English Equivalency Test?

Everything you need in one online course

Our English course provides you with everything you need to revise for your GCSE English equivalency test. We also offer webinar tutorials to help you prepare.

Revision, Practice questions and topic tests

The online course topics are split up into 3 sections: revision to help you learn the key concepts, practice questions to test your understanding, and topic tests to put everything you have learnt into practice.

Track progress easily

Track your progress on the English online course, including percentage completion, recent scores, and average test scores.

Free Weekly Tutorials

A Star Equivalency International offers free weekly lessons to all of our learners. You can register for these below.
Free Weekly lessons

Mock papers

The online course includes 6 mock exams, with 2 that can be sent in to receive marking and feedback.

Use the specification

The A Star Equivalency English exam is based off of the AQA GCSE English Language specification, so any materials that can be used to revise for these exams will be relevant. The full AQA GCSE English Language specification can be found below.
AQA GCSE English Specification

Assessment Objectives and guidance

Our exams are benchmarked against recognised examination criteria.
English Equivalency Exam Breakdown

GCSE English Equivalency Exam writing questions

This pack includes examples of writing questions you may see in your exam. The writing section is important as it is 40% of your assessment.
English practice writing paper

Equivalency Sample Paper

Access GCSE English Equivalency sample papers, mark scheme and insert below.
Practice Paper
Mark Scheme

AQA Past Papers

You can access AQA English past exam papers and mark schemes here.
AQA GCSE English Past papers

Ask the community

A Star Equivalency has set up a Facebook support group to help every Equivalency student. Take a look at the A Star Equivalency Facebook Group.

Make a plan

Set out a timetable of when you are going to revise, and stick to it!

Revise early

Start revising early, to give you the best chance of passing.

Do lots of practice

Practicing exam style questions is the best way to revise for your exam. This is why the online course includes 6 mock papers, so you know what to expect when it comes to the exam day.

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