English Language Paper 1, May/June 2011  
Questions:   1 2 3 4 5 6 & 7 8   Main
General Comments
Candidates' Weakness

The weaknesses observed include the following:
(a) poor spelling;
(b) wrong amalgamation;
(c) indiscriminate insertion/omission of punctuation marks;
(d) indiscriminate use of capital letter.s;
(e) poor grammar and expression.


(1) Candidates should learn the basic grammatical structures of English Language.
(2) Candidates should be taught the techniques of answering questions.
(3) Candidates should inculcate the habit of reading widely with a view to improving their vocabulary.
(4) Students should take part in debating programmes.
(5) Candidates should practice essay writing regularly.
(6) Candidates should understand the demands of questions before answering them.

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