University OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level
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ENGLISH LANGUAGE Paper 1 Writing Extra Materials:
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October/November 2011 1 hr 30 proceedingss Answer Booklet/Paper
READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST If you have been given an Answer Booklet. follow the instructions on the front screen of the Booklet. Write your Centre figure. candidate figure and name on all the work you manus in. Write in dark blue or black pen. Do non utilize basics. paper cartridge holders. highlighters. gum or rectification fluid. Answer both Section One and Section Two. At the terminal of the scrutiny. fix all your work firmly together.
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2 Section 1: Directed Writing You are advised to compose between 200 and 300 words. Entire Markss for this portion: 30.
Undertaking Recently you witnessed a major perturbation at a railroad station when many people were injured. You are asked by the local constabulary to compose an history of what you saw. Write your history. You must include the undermentioned: • when and where the incident happened and how near you were to the scene the cause of the perturbation and what precisely happened some of the ways in which people tried to assist.
Cover all three points above in item. You should do your history enlightening and helpful for the constabulary to demo you are a dependable informant. Get down your history ‘To the Police…’ and retrieve to add your signature and the day of the month.
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3 Section 2: Creative Writing Begin your reply on a fresh page. Write on one of the undermentioned subjects. At the caput of your essay put the figure of the subject you have chosen. You are advised to compose between 350 and 500 words. Entire Markss for this portion: 30.
Describe a clip when you prefer to be entirely and a clip when you like to be portion of a crowd. ( Remember that you are depicting the ambiance and your feelings. non stating a story. )
What are the advantages and disadvantages of go toing either a little school with few pupils or a big school with many pupils?
Write a narrative which includes the sentence: ‘As we entered the edifice. the other people smiled as if they knew something we did non. ’
Write a narrative about person who returned to a small town or town after a long clip off. ( You should include full inside informations of why the individual went off to demo that it is an of import portion of your story. )
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