Literature-In-English Paper 2, Nov/Dec 2014  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Main
Generalw Comments

Candidates' Weakness

The Chief Examiners reported the following as some of the weaknesses of the candidates:

  • Wrong interpretation of questions.
  • Violation of rubrics.
  • Illegible handwriting.
  • Writing of irrelevancies.
  • Inability to express answers in good English.


To remedy the observed weaknesses, the Chief Examiners recommended that:

  • Candidates should buy and read the prescribed texts.
  • Candidates should not depend on summary notes alone.
  • Candidates should always read the rubrics before they start answering questions.
  • Qualified teachers should be employed to teach Literature-in-English.
  • Teachers should attend workshops and seminars occasionally to acquaint themselves with the demands of the subject.
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