Caption: : By Jack Stallard for the grades 9-1 english course for current year 11 students taking GCSEs in 2017
Language Paper 1
q1 - List 4 facts in your own words from the text ie. Will is addicted to Clicker Heroes, this is worth 4 marksq2 - A question on how the writer uses language to show something, ie to describe Will's Clicker Heroes addiction, this is worth 8 marksq3 - This is a question based off of the whole source and is asking about how the writer uses structure to achieve something like hold the readers attentionq4 - This question is base off of what extent do you agree. This is when another student, or just a examiner pretending, says a quote about the source, you are meant to show if you agree or not and how farq5 - This is creative writing based upon a stimulating picture or sentence. Fore example, write a piece of creative writing about an addiction
Language Paper 2
q1 - This question gives you 8 points, 4 correct and 4 wrong based off of a mentioned part of the one of the extracts, your job is to say which 4 are right.q2 - This is a question that asks you to compare the similarities or differences between the two texts, either characters or themes etc...q3 - This question i based off of one source and is it asking how a character or the writer use language to show something.q4 - This is a question using both sources to compare how the writers convey different attitudes towards some topics.q5 - This is a 40 mark question where you write a letter, speech etc... to get the specified point across. Note the medium, ie letter, is specified
Literature Paper 1
Paper 1 is your questions on your 19th century text and your shakespeare play. You will be required to answer questions on this topic which require a deep understanding of both texts, so carry on reading. But at least it is not as hard as thinking how this works right?
These are questions on your modern prose or drama, like An Inspector Calls and your poetry anthology, Love and Relationships or Power and conflict so again you will need a high level understanding on how to annotate and evaluate poems, infer (read between the lines) and the ease of which you can remember vital quotes. You will also need a high understanding of the whole book and poetry anthology, so get reading!