Literature-In-English paper 2 May/June 2015

Candidates' Weakness And Suggested Remedies

Candidates’ weaknesses include:

  • Misinterpretation of questions.
  • Violation of instructions.
  • Indecipherable handwriting.
  • Writing of irrelevancies.
  • Failure to express answers in good English.

    Suggested Remedies


    To remedy the observed weaknesses:

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