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PEPERIKSAAN PERCUBAAN SPM 2009
BAHASA INGGERIS Kertas 1 Satu jam empat puluh lima minit JANGAN BUKA KERTAS SOALAN INI SEHINGGA DIBERITAHU Arahan 1. Kertas soalan ini mengandungi dua bahagian: Bahagian A dan Bahagian B 2. Jawab kedua-dua bahagian 3. Jawapan anda hendaklah ditulis dalam buku / kertas jawapan yang disediakan. Sekiranya ruang jawapan tidak mencukupi, sila dapatkan helaian tambahan daripada pengawas peperiksaan 4. Anda dinasihati supaya mengambil masa 45 minit untuk menjawab soalan Bahagian A dan satu jam untuk Bahagian B Instructions 1. This question paper consists of two sections: Section A and Section B 2. Answer both sections 3. Your answer must be written in the answer booklet / sheets provided. If the spaces in the booklet / sheets are insufficient, please request for the additional answer sheets from the invigilator 4. You are advised to spend 45 minutes on Section A and one hour on Section B Kertas soalan ini mengandungi 3 halaman bercetak
SULIT Section A: Directed Writing [35 marks] [Time suggested : 45 minutes] 1119/1 You are the Secretary of the Environment Club in your school. Include the following information in your report: Duration Objectives Activities ENVIRONMENT WEEK .plant trees . Your club has successfully organized an environment week in your school. you should remember to: give the report a title state the name of the writer provide an appropriate ending use all the information given write in paragraphs 2 .instill love for nature .speech by invited guest .recycle old newspapers .foster closer relationship .raise awareness .3rd – 7th March 2009 .poster drawing competition .beautify school compound .develop co-operation Advantages When writing the report.paint mural .create conducive environment . Write a report to the principal about the event.
1. Mobile phones bring more harm than good.” 5. what would it be and why? 4. If you could choose a career in future. Describe an unforgettable Teachers’ Day celebration in your school 2. Write a story ending with: “… I wished that I had never said those words. Love END OF THE QUESTION 3 . Do you agree? 3.SULIT Section B : Continuous Writing [50 marks] [Time suggested : One hour – 60 minutes] 1119/1 Write a composition of about 350 words on one of the following topics.
phrase or punctuation where the mistake appears.12 MARKS C1C2C3C4C5C6C7C8C9C10C11C12duration 3 – 7 March raise awareness beautify school compound paint mural plant trees recycle old newspapers poster drawing competition speech by invited guest create conducive environment instill love for nature foster closer relationship develop cooperation 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark 1 mark b. Place a tick (√ ) for good appropriate vocabulary. FORMAT: . Name of writer iii. c.ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1119 MARK SCHEME FOR PAPER 1 SPM TRIAL EXAMINATION 2009 QUESTION 1 : DIRECTED WRITING [35 MARKS] a. Award marks by referring to the criteria for marking language. 3. Read the script and indicate all the errors of language by underlining word.3 MARKS i. Title ii. structure and tone. 2. . LANGUAGE – 20 MARKS MARKING METHOD: 1. Appropriate ending CONTENT: .
● Spelling is correct across the whole range of vocabulary used. ● The tone is formal and appropriate to intended person. ● Spelling is nearly always accurate.15 D 10 . ● The tone is appropriate – formal. A ● Sentence structure is varied and shows that the candidate is able to use sentence length and type to achieve an intended 19 . ● Sentences shows some variety of length and structure although there is a tendency to repeat some sentence types. ● The language is largely accurate to communicate meaning clearly to the reader.20 effect.MARKING SCHEME FOR DIRECTED WRITING MARK RANGE DESCRIPTION OF CRITERIA ● The language is accurate apart from occasional draft slips. ● Punctuation is correct. including the confident use of complex sentences. ● The tone of the letter is fairly formal but lapses into formality may occur. Slang or formal language is used from to time. ● The language is sufficiently accurate. mistakes may occur when more sophisticated structures are attempted. ● Punctuation is generally accurate although errors may occur in more complex uses. ● The language is almost accurate but there may be more minor or first draft slips. ● Vocabulary is adequate to convey intended meaning although it may not be sufficiently developed achieve precision. ● There will be patches of clarity particularly when simple structures are used. ● Mistakes will occur when more complex sentences are used. giving it a monotonous effect. although links may be absent or inappropriate. ● Simple structures are used without error. ● The letter is written in paragraphs which show some unity. courteous and suitable for a formal letter.12 . ● Vocabulary is wide enough to show intended meaning. ● Errors may also arise from more ambitious structures which are imperfectly understood. ● Paragraphs have unity. ● Vocabulary shows some sophistication and is used with precision. The reader is satisfied that a genuine attempt has been made. B 16 – 18 C 13 . ● Sentence show some variations in length and type.
● Meaning is fairly clear. ● Vocabulary may not extend beyond a simple range of words that are inadequate to express intended shades of meaning. ● Simple words will usually be spelt accurately but mistakes will occur when more difficult words are used. ● Whole sections of the speech may make little or no sense. ● Unlikely to be more than one or two accurate sentences. but some of the errors will be multiple. ● The letter is written in paragraphs which may show some unity in topic. ● The tone may be appropriate for a formal letter. ● The reader feels that the correction of ‘single word’ errors may produce a piece of fairly accurate English. ● Paragraphs will sometimes be used correctly but sentence separation errors may occur. but the incidence of error is high and will definitely impede the reading. E 7. or if used. requiring the reader to re – read and re – organize before meaning becomes clear. U (i) 4–6 U (ii) 2. ● Vocabulary is limited and either too simple to convey precise meaning or are imperfectly understood. ● Some simple structures will be accurate but accuracy is not sustained for long. ● Sense will usually be decipherable.3 . ● Simple words spelt correctly. ● Vocabulary is adequate but lacks precision. ● A very few simple structures are used accurately. ● Punctuation is generally correct but does not enhance or clarify meaning. but single errors are sufficiently frequent and serious to hamper precision and speed of reading. ● There may be frequent spelling errors.9 ● Meaning is never in doubt. ● Sentence separation errors may occur. Lapse in slang or formal language may occur consistently. show a lack of planning. ● The style may not be appropriate to that of a letter.● There may be some variety of sentence length and type but this may not be successful in enhancing meaning or arousing interest. but errors may occur when unfamiliar words are used. ● Paragraphs may not be used. ● The letter will have paragraphs but these lack unity and links are incorrectly used or the speech may not be paragraphed at all. The style may fail to achieve the informality required for this task. There may be errors of sentences separation and punctuation.
On the other hand. Vocabulary is wide and is used with precision. ● Award ‘1’ mark if some sense can be obtained. Spelling is accurate across the full range of vocabulary used. ● The mark ‘0’ should only be awarded if the speech makes no sense at all from the beginning to the end. Each composition should be read slowly and carefully. MARKING SCHEME FOR CONTINUOUS WRITING MARKING METHOD 1. 2. ● Whole sections of the speech may make no sense at all or are copied from the task. Punctuation is accurate and helpful to the reader. Underline all errors and place ticks ( √ ) to indicate good use of language or subject matter. have unity and are linked. If the script meets all or nearly all the criteria given in the description. 3. .50 • • • • • • Description of Criteria The language is entirely accurate apart from very occasional first draft slips. Sentence structure is varied and shows that the candidate is able to use various types of sentences to achieve a particular effect. CRITERIA FOR MARKING LANGUAGE ( CONTINUOUS WRITING) Mark Range • • A 44 . The topic is addressed with consistent relevance. Paragraphs are well-planned. It should be placed at the tip of the mark range for that level.U (iii) 0-1 ● Scripts in this category are entirely impossible to recognize as pieces of English. Assign the script to one of the levels of performance described. The interest of the reader is aroused and sustained throughout the writing. a script that fits the description but is less complete in its coverage of the criteria should be placed at the bottom end of the mark range for that particular level.
Sentences show some variation of length and type. The composition is written in paragraphs which may show some unity. although links may be absent or inappropriate. including some complex sentences. Some interest is aroused but not sustained.37 • • • • • • • The language is largely accurate. Sentences may show some variety of structure and length but there is a tendency to use one type of structure.• • B 38 . have unity and are usually appropriately linked. Punctuation is almost always accurate and generally helpful. C 32 . Simple words may be spelt correctly but errors may occur when more sophisticated words are used. . mistakes may occur when more sophisticated structures are attempted. The writing is relevant but may lack originality and planning. giving it a monotonous effect. The piece of writing is relevant to the topic and the interest of the reader is aroused and sustained through most of the composition. Paragraphs show some evidence of planning. Vocabulary is wide enough to convey intended shades of meaning with some precision. Punctuation of simple structures is accurate on the whole but errors may occur in more complex uses. Simple structures are used without error. occasional errors are either minor of first draft slips. Vocabulary is wide enough to convey intended meaning but may lack precision.43 • • • • • The language is accurate. Spelling is nearly always accurate.
Some simple structures may be accurate. There will be patches of clear. particularly when simple vocabulary and structures are used. The high incidence of linguistic errors is likely to distract the reader from any merits of content that the composition may have. Paragraphs are used but show lack of planning or unity. A script at this level will have very few accurate sentences. Although communication is established. Punctuation is generally correct but does not clarify meaning. accurate language. but errors are sufficiently frequent and serious to hamper reading. Paragraphs lack unity or are haphazardly arranged.25 • • • • • • • U (i) 14 . Simple words may be spelt correctly but frequent mistakes in spelling and punctuation make reading the script difficult. • E 20 . There is some variety of sentence type and length but the purpose is not clearly seen. but a script at this level is unlikely to sustain accuracy for long. The subject matter will show some relevance to the topic but only a partial treatment is given. Simple words will be spelt correctly but more spelling errors will occur. Punctuation will sometimes be used correctly but sentence separation . Vocabulary is limited—either too simple to convey precise meaning or more ambitious but imperfectly understood. Meaning is never in doubt.31 • • • • • • • • The language is sufficiently accurate to communicate meaning clearly to the reader. Vocabulary is usually adequate to show intended meaning but this is not developed to show precision.19 • • • • • Meaning is fairly clear but the high incidence of errors throughout the writing will definitely impede the reading. the frequent errors may cause blurring Sentences will be simple and very often repetitive. The topic is addressed with some relevance but the reader may find composition at this level lacking in liveliness and interest value. There will be many serious errors of various kinds throughout the script without rewriting the whole sentence.D 26 .
• U (ii) 8 . Where occasional patches of clarity occur.13 • • • • • • • The reader is able to get some sense out of the script but errors are multiple in nature. requiring the reader to read and re-read before being able to understand. The content may be comprehensible. marks should be awarded. The mark ‘0’ should only be given if the script makes no sense at all. from the beginning to the end. there may be only a few accurate but simple sentences. Whole sections may make little or no sense at all.• errors may occur. but the incidence of linguistic error is so high as to make meaning blur. U(iii) 0-7 ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1119 MARK SCHEME FOR PAPER 2 . Paragraphs lack unity or there may not be any paragraphs at all. Scripts in this category are almost entirely impossible to read. This type of script may also be far short of the required number of words. At this level.
25. 23. 11.21 Milk/cheese/yoghurt/anchovies/ green leafy vegetables [any two] . Section B 16. 3. Section C 26 (a) (b) at the water’s edge (about 100 metres away) i) ii) 27 28 (a) (b) (a) the blunt shape of its head seemed to be missing the characteristic dolphin nose it blew wet air in the writer’s face he was alone and more than 3 km from town saved / moved the whale buoyant Carbohydrates to provide the body with essential fatty acids iron to transport the oxygen throughout the body is involved in the synthesis of carbohydrates and proteins (overall) growth bones (large molecules of) amino acids C D B B A C D A 9. 7. 14. 2. 18. 8. 24. C C A A D C B 20 . 10.TRIAL EXAM 2009 Section A 1. 15. 6. 17. 22. 13. 19. 4. 12. 5.
sentence structure varied .marked ability to use original complex syntax .expression is secure .noticeable attempt to rephrase the text .free from stretches of lifting . Marks for Style and Presentation are awarded based on the average sum total (to the nearest rounded fraction/decimal) of Paraphrase and Use of English.a sustained attempt to rephrase the text .serious errors will be isolated .punctuation accurate .language is almost always always accurate .spelling correct Throughout .punctuation accurate .(b) 29 30 31 to stop it beaching again flick its tail Any acceptable answers.occasional errors .some variation of sentences .5 = 5 marks STYLE AND PRESENTATION DESCRIPTORS SUMMARY MARKS PARAPHRASE .difficult phrases from text may be substituted MARKS USE OF ENGLISH .spelling largely accurate 5 Excellent 5 Excellent 4 Good .expression is generally secure 4 Good .language is accurate . Annotate as follows : Paraphrase Use of English = 5 = 4 ------9 ÷ 2 = 4.
total lifting of text but not a complete transcript . 6.serious errors more frequent . 8.simple structures accurate but not maintained . 10. Maximum : 10 marks 1.irrelevant sections copied 0-1 Poor Summary Content Each point scores 1 mark.serious errors not frequent but noticeable . 5. 9. 4. 2.spelling accurate .attempts to substitute but only for single words .fractured syntax / fragmented 2 Unsatisfactory .no originality .expression may not always be secure 3 Fair language largely accurate . 7.3 Fair .heavy frequency of errors .some irrelevant parts .simple structures dominate .more or less a transcript of the text .irrelevant sections more frequent 2 Unsatisfactory 0-1 Poor .spelling nearly always accurate .meaning is not in doubt . 3. (managed to) roll it a few times (a giant wave) picked the whale up and pushed it back he tried to brace against the wave he fell backwards underneath the whale he couldn’t move the water quickly surged up (his chin) engulfing him he (quickly) turned it face-first (into the oncoming waves) he pushed the whale further into deeper water the (next) wave came in .intelligent and selective lifting but limited attempts to rephrase .hampers reading .
(a) the necklace was paste/ was an imitation (the idea of losing the necklace and replacing it) (b) (c) (d) she looked old / she had changed / she looked like a poor woman (any idea of her looking impoverished) “Oh.reading Tennyson .watching mother unbuckle her silver mesh (accept any two) (b) (c) ticks accept any sensible answer 33.listening to (downpouring) rain . 14.washing (their) feet for bed . my poor Mathilde” accept any sensible answer . (a) . 12.watching mother uncoiled her (snake) hair .11. 13. the whale turned sideways (again) he positioned himself between the whale and the shore he talked to it he gave it (an enormous) shove Section D 32.
Read the script carefully before deciding which band it best fits and the content mark it deserves. Then assess the quality of writing under the provision for LANGUAGE. The final mark will be expressed as CONTENT plus LANGUAGE and the total is shown in the right hand margin of the script. If the response meets all or nearly all the descriptors given in the bands. 2. Content and Language Descriptors MARK CONTENT RANGE 9-10 ~ A consistently relevant and convincing response to the task specified ~ Always provides detailed and well-developed textual evidence 7-8 ~ Response is relevant to the task specified ~ Usually provides textual evidence with some development ~ Response is intermittently relevant to the task specified ~ Provides some textual evidence with little development MARK LANGUAGE RANGE 5 ~ The language is accurate ~ Very well-organised 4 ~ The language is largely accurate ~ Well-organised 5-6 3 ~ Frequent errors but meaning is never in doubt ~ Fairly well-organised . No response will fit perfectly into any band but examiners must judge which level best fits the descriptors described in the bands. 4.34. 1. the response should be placed at the top level of the mark range for that particular band. 3.
3-4 ~ Response of little relevance to the task specified ~ Little textual evidence ~ Response has no relevance to the task specified ~ Has no understanding of the requirements of the task 2 ~ Very frequent errors with blurring in meaning ~ Poorly organised ~ Makes little or no sense at all ~ Lacks organisation 1-2 1 Note : The mark of 0 should only be awarded if • • the response is in a language other than English the response is not related to any of the novels .