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12/2 English Language Paper 2 MAY 2009 1 hour 30 minutes

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SEKOLAH JALAN PORT NEGERI

MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN MAMBAU DICKSON, 70300 SEREMBAN, SEMBILAN DARUL KHUSUS.

MID-YEAR EXAMINATION MAY 2009 FORM ONE ENGLISH LANGUAGE Paper 2 One Hour And Thirty Minutes JANGAN BUKA KERTAS SOALAN INI SEHINGGA DIBERITAHU DO NOT OPEN THE QUESTION PAPER UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO Arahan : 1. Kertas soalan ini

Examiner's Code Section A B C 30 10 10 Marks

Total 50 mengandungi tiga bahagian. 2. Jawab semua soalan.. 3. Anda dinasihati supaya mengambil masa 40 minit untuk menjawab soalan Bahagian A, 30 minit untuk Bahagian B,dan 20 minit untuk Bahagian C. Instructions : 1. This question paper consists of three sections 2. Answer all questions. 3. You are advised to spend about 40 minutes on Section A, 30 minutes on Section B, and 20 minutes on Section C.

Kertas soalan ini mengandungi 3 halaman bercetak

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(MOHD MUSTAFFA B. MOBARAK ALI) English Teacher

(MISS NORZIAH BT. ZAINUDDIN) Head of English Language Panel [Lihat sebelah]

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PAPER 2

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

This question paper consists of three sections: Section A, Section B and Section C. Answer all questions. You are advised to spend 40 minutes on Section A, 30 minutes on Section B and 20 minutes on Section C. Section A: Guided Writing [30 marks] Using the pictures and the notes below, write a story about Pak Yusof's experience. You must provide an ending for the story.

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wooden bridge - broken - boy -river - Pak Yusof- rescued - drowning boy

villagers realised -old bridge - unfit - see district head

villagers - worked - 'gotong royong' - build bridge

When writing your story: • use all the notes given • elaborate on the given notes to make it more interesting • make sure it is not less than 120 words.
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Section B: Summary
[10 marks] .Read the passage below and answer the question that follows. Often, when you go jungle trekking, you get bitten by leeches. There are several ways to avoid getting bitten by leeches. Here are a few methods that you can follow. One way to stop leeches from biting you is by spraying insect repellent generously on your socks and shoes before you start your trek through the jungle. This will cause the leeches to curl up and drop off before they bite you. If you prefer not to do this, there is another way. You can try soaking your clothes in salt solution or tea. Make sure you dry them in the sun before wearing them. This will stop leeches from coming near you. You can also wear special "leech socks" that you can pull over your trouser legs. If you find leeches on your body, you can make them drop off by putting a burning matchstick close to them. Make sure you do not burn yourself, though. Leech bites will bleed. To stop the bleeding you can rub some fire ash or sea cucumber oil on the bite. Once the bleeding stops, wash the wound with soap and water. This will prevent the wound from getting infected. Write a summary on how to stop leeches from biting you while on a jungle trek. Your summary must: • not be more than 60 words, including the 10 words given below 3

Paper 2 .With Best Wishes! Please Obey Exams Rules! Honesty is the best policy.

• be in continuous writing (not note form) • be written in one paragraph Use your own words as for as possible without changing its original meaning. Begin your summary as follows: There are several methods to stop leeches from biting you………….

Paper 2 Answers ENG PPT MAY 2009 Section A [10 marks] Pak Yusof is a vegetable fanner who lives in Kampung Besui. All the villagers there have to cross an old wooden bridge to go to town. The following are the short Early one morning, Pak Yusof set out to town. When he was near the stories studied in the literature bridge, he saw a primary school boy ahead of him. component in English All of a sudden, there was a loud crack followed by a scream. Language. "Help! Help! I can't swim," the drowning boy screamed. The old wooden bridge had broken and the little boy had fallen into the 1 The Pencil river. The alert Pak Yusof dived into the river and rescued the drowning boy. AliMajod That unfortunate incident made the villagers realise that the old bridge 2 How Dalat Got Its Name was unfit to be used. They formed a committee and went to see the district - Heidi Munan head. Mr.Leong. 3 Of Bunga Telur and Bally Mr Leong agreed to provide the necessary equipment to rebuild the Shoes - Che HusnaAzhari bridge. All the villagers worked together in the spirit of 'gotong-royong' to help build the bridge. After a week of hard work the bridge was finally ready. Now all the villagers and their children are able to use the new, solid Based on one of the short bridge without fear of falling into the river. stories you have read, write about one moral value of the story. Give reasons to Section B There are several methods to stop leeches from biting you. You can spray insect repellent on your socks and shoes or soak your clothes in salt solution or tea. You can also wear special leech socks. To get rid of leeches on your body, burn them with a match. To prevent infection, wash the wound with soap and water. [59 words] SectionC The Pencil The story revolves around a young boy named Zahid. From the story we learn that honesty is the best policy and that truth always prevails. Zahid buys a pencil to attract attention. However, Dolah steals it and lies about stealing. In the end everyone knows that Dolah is the actual thief. How Dalat Got Its Name The story revolves around Galau and Umat fighting for the position of chief in the village. The moral we can learn from the rivalry between the two brothers is the importance of tolerance in maintaining peace and order in society. Lutong, their youngest brother tries to keep the peace, but not Umat. Umat betrays the brothers by seeking the enemies for help. His betrayal finally costs him his life. OfBunga Telur and Bally Shoes The story tells about a young man named Jamal who is getting married. Jamal, in planning his wedding portrays the value of thrift. He has been a spendthrift and now needs to raise funds for his wedding. However, he rejects a bank loan as he finds the repayment too high. He thinks of ways to reduce expenses. After selling his Bally shoes to his cousin, he does not bother to get another pair to wear for his wedding. From the story we leam that it is important to have savings for a rainy day. 4

Section C: Short Story

support your answer. Your response should be: • not less than 50 words. • continuous writing (not note form).

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