Examination Booklet 2008/09 Sample Examination English 12 Form A DO NOT OPEN ANY EXAMINATION MATERIALS UNTIL INSTRUCTED TO DO SO. FOR FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS REFER TO THE RESPONSE BOOKLET. Contents: 17 pages 22 multiple-choice questions 3 written-response questions Examination: 2 hours Additional Time Permitted: 60 minutes © Province of British Columbia You have Examination Booklet Form A. In the box above #1 on your Answer Sheet, fill in the bubble as follows. Exam Booklet Form/ Cahier d’examen A B C D E F G H English 12 – 2008/09 Sample Examination Page 1 7 multiple-choice questions 1 written-response question Value: 23% PART A: READING COMPREHENSION STAND-ALONE TEXT Suggested Time: 25 minutes INSTRUCTIONS: Read the following passage, “An Ode to the User-Friendly Pencil,” and answer the multiple-choice questions.
These principles have been brought up before in the past because there have been studies done that address key components of this topic that have to do with holistic grading and context effects of grading essays. Some researchers have had such interest in this subject that they did their own research and came up with findings themselves. Hughes and Keeling (1984) had twenty-five intermediate high school teachers grade essays written by thirteen and fourteen year olds on their hopes and aspirations for the future. These teachers have had at least five years experience with this age group. Hughes and Keeling wanted to know if having a model essay to refer to while scoring essays would help reduce context effects.
In college years our references were not checked as much, all was needed was to write a simple list stating the sources from which we extracted information referred to as ‘bibliography’ and the ‘date of access’ at the end of each assignment. In most cases students would just copy and paste the URL of websites under a heading of ‘bibliography’. In this essay I am going to identify two important elements of academic writing that we have discussed on the module, which I believe I will apply in my writings to meet requirements for Criminology and Law as part of my course. The two elements I have chosen to identify in this essay are referencing and paragraph structuring. The first element in writing which will be discussed in this essay is referencing, referencing is the borrowing of information for different sources, the information usually borrowed are ideas, diagrams, graphs, bar charts, images facts and figures, used to make an academic piece of writing, this is a very crucial aspect of writing.
They also have a great date book, and every single deadline, appointment, class time, and test is in it. Jacobs and Hyman suggest that having a bird's eye view of the entire semester helps students stay balanced and avoid surprises. They also report that top students divide up the tasks on their schedule, studying for tests over a period of weeks rather than in one crash sitting. 2. Hang Out with Smart Friends I really love this one, and it's something you don't usually see in books.
In my country, there are some differences in the writing paper from primary school to high school. In the primary school, I just write in the paragraph, there should be only one page. For instance, when I studied in primary school, the teacher gave me the topic: “Describe my last summer”. The purpose is to describe and create the ideas. The writing paper often contains three paragraphs and the pupils need to write in only one page.
Secondary school is divided in two parts, Junior Cycle and Senior cycle. The pupil starts Junior cycle at the age twelve or fourteen depending on which age the student started primary school. Secondary school is often one hour longer per day than primary school, students start at 8.30am and finish at 4pm. After finishing the junior cycle pupils take an exam called the Junior Certificate to confirm your knowledge and being able to get a final grade. You need to read at least nine subjects in Junior cycle and the compulsory subjects are Mathematics, English and Irish.
March 2002 — Volume 5, Number 4 Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (3rd Edition) Marianne Celce-Murcia, Editor. (2001) University of California, Los Angeles. Boston, MA: Heinle & Heinle. Pp. xii + 584 ISBN 0-8384-1992-5 (paper) US $45.95 Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language in its third edition, was primarily designed as a textbook for pre-service TESL/TEFL courses.
CARI BB E AN E XA MINA TIONS C OUN CIL REPORT ON CANDIDATES’ WORK IN THE CARIBBEAN ADVANCED PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION MAY/JUNE 2008 SOCIOLOGY Copyright © 2008 Caribbean Examinations Council ® St Michael, Barbados All rights reserved 2 CARIBBEAN STUDIES CARIBBEAN ADVANCED PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION MAY/JUNE 2008 GENERAL COMMENTS Assessment for both Units 1 and 2 is based on three papers. Paper 01 (30 per cent), Paper 02 (50 per cent) and Paper 03 (20 per cent). All three modules of the syllabus were tested in each paper. Paper 01 consisted of nine compulsory short answers, each carrying 10 marks, for a maximum of 90 marks. Paper 02 consisted of three sections, with two questions each.
I find myself captivated with this subjects. The history I learn illustrates the paths of evolution in which man has taken. History tells the way for the past, present, and future. History hasn't always grasped my attention. In elementary school we were always taught straight out of the textbook, but as I grew older, the teachers taught with more passion and insight and my maturity allowed me to understand the significance.
The first day, I found 2 sources, and took around 3-5 note cards on each of them. I only had 3 notecards for the article about procrastination tips, so I wanted to try and get at least 2 more notecards for that source. The next day, I found another source and I finished taking notes on that source and took more notes on my sources I found from yesterday. The next couple of days, I found 4 new sources and tried to take as thorough notes as possible on each of them. I had around 35 note cards, now.