Cambridge Checkpoint English P2 Specimen Insert 2012

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This document consists of 3 printed pages and 1 blank page. © UCLES 2011 [Turn over UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS Cambridge Checkpoint ENGLISH 1111/02 Paper 2 For Examination from 2012 SPECIMEN INSERT 1 hour 10 minutes
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2 © UCLES 2011 1111/02/SI/12 Read this extract from ‘The Dark is Rising’ by Susan Cooper. ‘Too many!’ James shouted, and slammed the door behind him. ‘What?’ said Will. ‘Too many kids in this family, that’s what. Just too many. ’ James stood fuming on the landing like a small angry locomotive, then stumped across to the window-seat and stared out at the garden. Will put aside his book and pulled up his legs to make room. ‘I could hear you all yelling,’ he said, chin on knees. ‘Wasn’t anything,’ James said. ‘Just stupid Barbara again. Bossing. Pick up this, don’t touch that. And Mary joining in, twitter twitter twitter. You’d think this house was big enough, but there’s always people. They both looked out the window. The snow lay thin and apologetic over the world. That wide grey sweep was the lawn, with the straggling trees of the orchard still dark beyond; the white squares were the roofs of the garage, the old barn, the rabbit hutches, the chicken coops. Further back there were only the flat fields of Dawson’s Farm, dimly white-striped. All the broad
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