English Language

Foreword

Assessment

Unit 1

Oracy- speaking and listening (20%)

Nonexamination assessment

Task 1 (10%) Individual presentation

Task 2 (10%) Group discussion

The above tasks will be recorded

Unit 2

External Assessment: 2 Hour Examination (40%)

Reading and writing tasks: narrative, description and exposition

Section A (20%) Reading tasks

Section B (20%) One writing task

Half of the marks for this section will be awarded for communication and organisation and the other half for writing accurately (language, grammar, punctuation and spelling)

Unit 3

External assessment: 2 Hour Examination (40%)

Reading and writing tasks: argument, persuasion, instructional

Section A (20%) Reading tasks

Section B (20%) 2 compulsory writing tasks: argue and persuade

Half of the marks for this section will be awarded for communication and organisation and the other half for writing accurately (language, grammar, punctuation and spelling)

Examining Body

 Head of Department: Miss Cheryl Lewis