English Language Paper 1, Nov/Dec. 2011  
Questions:   1 2 3 4 5 6 & 7 8   Main
General Comments

Question 1

married A friend of yours confided in you that she intends to drop out of school to get. Write a letter to her giving, at least, three reasons why she should stay in school.




This was the most popular question. The candidate is required to write a letter to a friend who intends to drop out of school and get married. He is to give at least three convincing reasons why the friend should stay in school. The emphasis is on the The standard of the paper compares very well with those of previous years. The essay questions were of the usual pattern: an informal letter; an article; a formal letter; a debate and story writing. The comprehension and summary passages featured topics that were within the experience of the candidates.

Candidates’ performance improved significantly.

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