Assessment

  • In these pages you can find all you need to know about assessment for the English A: Language and Literature course.
  • For each form of assessment, the basic requirements have been outlined in detail. 
  • Useful tips on how to approach each form of assessment have also been included. 
  • A bank of sample responses, specimen papers and recordings of internal assessment are provided. 
  • Prepare for exams by applying the assessment criteria to the sample responses.
  • Many lessons can be found in this section to help develop the necessary skills for each form of assessment.

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Paper 1 8 June 2017

Paper 1 is a (comparative) textual analysis of one or two unseen texts. This section provides various ideas to develop the...
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Tips 4 September 2016

Like everything in this course, further oral activities require skills that can be developed and perfected with time and...
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Further oral activity 10 August 2015

For Parts 1 and 2 students will be asked to conduct several further oral activities (FOA). These activities can be based...
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Criteria 3 October 2013

Before you conduct a further oral activity, you should become familiar with the corresponding assessment criteria. You...
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Written tasks 8 February 2013

Throughout this course, you will build a portfolio of written tasks. There are two types of written tasks, known as written...
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Skills 3 May 2012

The further oral activity tests various skills. As the course aims to develop the powers of expression and communication,...
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