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GCSE English Paper 2
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Timing: 2 hours allowed in total Section A: Tests Reading Skills allow 40 minutes Section B: Tests Writing Skills allow 40 minutes for B1 allow 40 minutes for B2
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Section A: Reading Two extracts – Standard comprehension questions Looks at : Extract One Extract Two Compares Both Purpose, Form, Audience Layout and Language
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Finding Information: Firstly - read the text really carefully Secondly - read question to make sure you understand exactly what it's asking you Thirdly - use skimming and scanning skills and annotate the text by underlining or highlighting
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PEE: P oint E vidence (a quotation) and E xplanation
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Text Types: PFA You need to decide: What type of text is it? (text type) Why was it written? (purpose) Who was it written for? (target audience) These affect the content and style of the text.
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Supporting an idea: However. .. therefore. .. because. .. but. .. and.
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course ENGLISH 110 taught by Professor Lisathomas during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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