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UJIAN TOV SPM 2014

TINGKATAN 5
BAHASA INGGERIS 1119/ 1 & 1119/2
PERATURAN PEMARKAHAN
PAPER 1
SECTION A : DIRECTED WRITING
Award marks for:
(a) Format
3 marks
(b)

Content

12 marks

(c)

Language

20 marks

(d)

Total

35 marks

Detailed Marking Instructions


(a) Format
F1
F2

F3

Informal Letter
Senders address
Date
Salutation (Dear .)
Yours sincerely;
Yours;
Closing Your cousin

Mark
1
1

signature

(b) Content

Point

Mark

mention of confidence building workshops

C1

mention of public speaking

C2

mention of presentations

C3

mention of debates

C4

mention of community projects

C5

mention of cleaning public areas

C6

mention of fund-raising

C7

mention of outdoor activities

C8

mention of rock climbing

C9

mention of kayaking

C10

mention of interviews

C11

mention of current issues

C12

MARKING METHOD FOR LANGUAGE


Indicate errors in language by underlining the word or phrase where the mistakes occur.
Indicate by a tick (/) any good appropriate vocabulary, structure and tone. Award marks on a
best-fit basis by referring to the table of band descriptors below.
Band/mark
A
19-20

B
16-18

C
13-15

D
10-12

E
7-9

Band Description
Language is accurate.
Sentences are varied in structure, length and type for effect.
Vocabulary is wide, precise and sophisticated.
Paragraphs have unity and are properly linked.
Tone is appropriate to an informal letter.
Language is almost always accurate (minor errors).
Sentence structures are varied and interesting.
Vocabulary is wide enough to convey intended shades of meaning.
Spelling is nearly always accurate.
Paragraphs show unity and appropriately linked.
Tone is appropriate to an informal letter.
Language is generally accurate.
Simple structures are accurate.
Vocabulary is wide enough but some may lack precision.
Paragraphs show unity and are appropriately linked.
Tone may be inconsistent.
Language is sufficiently accurate to communicate meaning clearly.
Patches of clear accurate language when used in simple structures.
Vocabulary is adequate, some may lack precision.
Simple words are correctly spelt. Paragraphs may not be properly linked.
Errors are sufficiently frequent. Serious errors hamper speed of reading but
meaning is never in doubt. Some simple structures are accurate but not
sustained. Vocabulary is limited or too simple. Simple words are correctly spelt.
Paragraphs may lack unity. Linkers may be absent or incorrectly used.

U(i)
4-6

Frequent and serious single word errors impede reading but meaning is fairly
clear. There may be a few simple and accurate snetences. Vocabulary is imited.
Spelling errors are frequent. Paragraphs lack planning.

U(ii)
2-3

Sense will be decipherable, but errors are multiple requiring re-reading and
reorganizing. There may be one or two accurate sentences. Makes little sense
and barely comprehensible.

U(iii)
0-1

Very little or no sense.

SECTION B: CONTINUOUS WRITING


Indicate errors in language by underlining the word or phrase where the mistakes occur.
Indicate by a tick (/) any good appropriate vocabulary, structure and tone. Award marks on a
best-fit basis by referring to the table of band descriptors below.
Band/mark

Description of Criteria

A
44-50

Language entirely accurate


Sentences varied in structure, length and type to achieve a particular effect.
Vocabulary wide and precise
Spelling accurate
Punctuation accurate and helpful.
Paragraphs well-planned, have unity and properly linked.
Task fulfillment topic well-addressed with consistent relevance.
Interest is aroused and sustained.

B
38-43

Language accurate, occasional minor errors.


Sentences some variations in length and type including some complex structure.
Vocabulary wide enough to convey intended shades of meaning.
Spelling nearly always accurate
Punctuation accurate and generally
Paragraphs- show some planning, have unity and appropriately linked.
Task fulfillment the writing is relevant to the topic.
Interest is aroused and sustained.

C
32-37

Language largely accurate


Sentences simple structures are accurate. Sentences may show variety in structure and
length but tend to be of one type monotonous.
Vocabulary sufficient to convey intended meaning but may lack precision.
Spelling simple words are correctly spelt. Punctuation generally helpful.
Paragraphs some planning and unity, although links may be absent or inappropriate. Task
fulfillment the writing is relevant but may lack originality.
Some interest is aroused but not sustained.

D
26-31

Language sufficiently accurate to communicate meaning. Patches of clarity when simple


sentences and vocabulary are used.
Sentences some variety of sentence types and length but the purpose is not clear.
Vocabulary usually adequate to show intended meaning but inaccurate.
Spelling simple words spelt correctly.
Punctuation fairly helpful.
Paragraphs lack of planning or unity.
Task fulfillment topic is addressed with some relevance.
Lacks liveliness.

E
20-25

Language meaning is never in doubt but errors are sufficiently frequent to hamper reading.
Sentences simple structures may be accurate but not sustained.
Vocabulary limited, too simple to convey precise meaning or may be too ambitious but
inaccurate.
Spelling simple words correctly spelt but frequent errors making reading difficult.
Punctuation fairly helpful.
Paragraphs lack unity or haphazardly arranged.
Task fulfillment subject matter is only partially relevant.
Lacks liveliness.

Language many serious errors of various kinds throughout the script but meaning is fairly
clear. The errors are mainly of single word type. They could be corrected without rewriting the
whole sentence.
Sentences simple and often repetitive.
Vocabulary frequent errors cause blurring.
Spelling frequent errors.
Paragraphs ignorant of rules.
Paragraphs haphazardly arranged, may be absent.
Task fulfillment limited subject matter or partially treated.
Interest is not aroused.

Ui
14-19

Uii
8-13

Language The readers are able to get some sense but errors are multiple in nature;
re-reading is necessary.
Sentences only a few accurate sentences, however simple.
Sense content may be comprehensible but high frequency of errors distorts meaning.
Task fulfillment script may be far short of required length.

Uiii
0-7

Sense/task fulfillment almost entirely impossible to read.


Make little or no sense.

PAPER 2
SECTION A [15 MARKS]
1

10

13

11

14

12

15

SECTION B [10 MARKS]


Q

Suggested answers

An average person / a dieter/ an athlete / people who are trying to quit


16 smoking/ a smoker/smokers / a student
(accept any correct answer)
Carbohydrates
B vitamins
17
Tryptophan
Potassium
Iron
Magnesium
18
Fibre
(accept any two correct answers / interchangeable)
19

Help to boost energy


Make you relaxed/ improve your mood / make you feel happier
Reduce the risk of blood pressure / stroke

Mark
1

Stimulate the production of haemoglobin


Normalise heartbeat
Send oxygen to the brain
Regulate body water balance
Helps (the body) to recover from nicotine withdrawal
Prevent ulcers
20
Boost students brainpower
Restore normal bowel action / overcome constipation
Reduce swelling / itchiness (of mosquitos bites)
Shine shoes
(accept any two correct answers / interchangeable)

21 boost

22 mood

23 smoking

24 brainpower

25 shine

SECTION C [25 MARKS]


Reading Comprehension
Question
26
27

30

Mark

the chimpanzee/he had an open, weeping wound on his right wrist

1
1

trust

by using gestures and tone of voice

i) winced in pain
ii) showed neither anger nor alarm

They will rarely bite before they catch hold of their prey.

The writer unlocked the door/tried to leave the garage.


i) trying to reassure him/the chimp
ii) giving him/the chimp the illusion of his superior strength /and
authority

characteristic: patient / determined (of these ideas)

Reason: accept any answer with the idea that he was willing to
wait for quite some time.
e.g. - He spent more than one hour before the chimp finally gave in
- It took him several trials before the chimp finally decided to
listen to him.

28

29

Answer

1
1

Summary (15 marks)


Question 31
Annotate as follows:
CONTENT
- 10
LANGUAGE - 5
====
TOTAL
15
====
Awarding Content Marks:
What the writer did to win the chimps confidence
Deciding to trust the intelligence of the chimpanzee, the writer...
No

Point

Mark

squatted down next to him

tried to explain by his gestures and tone of voice (that his intentions were
friendly.)

talked to him for ten minutes (calling him Joseph)

gave him a big kiss on the nose

gently cut his right hand free

then slowly freed his legs

released him from the last folds of netting round his arms

hooted back at Joseph (with a matching smile) after he saluted him with
loudening hoots.

extended his own hand when Joseph peered with melancholy expression

10

held the chimps/his hand for five minutes (while trying to determine the
extent of the infection)

11

walked towards him slowly/closed the gap between them

12

took him by the left hand

13

squeezed it(the hand) tightly in his own

14

Gently, he persuaded him/the chimp back to the garage

15

sat down and waited quietly

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. Annotate as follows:
Paraphrase
Use of English
9

=5
=4
------ 2 = 4.5 = 5 marks

STYLE AND PRESENTATION DESCRIPTORS SUMMARY


MARKS

PARAPHRASE

5
Excellent

- a sustained attempt
to rephrasethe text
- expression is secured
- difficult phrases from
text may be substituted

4
Good

- noticeable attempt to
rephrasethe text
- free from stretches of
lifting
- expression is generally
secure

3
Fair

2
Unsatisfactory

0-1
Poor

- intelligent and selective


lifting but limited attempts
to rephrase
- expression may not
always be secure
- total lifting of text but not
a complete transcript
- attempts to substitute but
onlyfor single words
- irrelevant sections more
frequent
- more or less a transcript of
the text
- no originality
- irrelevant sections copied

MARKS

5
Excellent

4
Good

3
Fair

2
Unsatisfactory

0-1
Poor

USE OF ENGLISH
-

language is accurate
occasional errors
sentence structure varied
marked ability to use original
complex syntax
- punctuation accurate
- spelling correct throughout
- language is almost
always accurate
- serious errors will be isolated
- some variation of sentences
- punctuation accurate
- spelling largely accurate
- language largely accurate
- simple structures dominate
- serious errors not frequent but
noticeable
- spelling nearly always accurate
- meaning is not in doubt
- serious errors more frequent
- simple structures accurate but
not maintained
- spelling accurate
- some irrelevant parts
- heavy frequency of errors
hampers reading
- fractured syntax / fragmented

SECTION D [10 marks]

32

(a) i) His (quiet) eyes were two pools of lies /


He was trying to trick/cheat/deceive her (into rendering him paradise)
ii) desolate

1 mark

(b) She had not been wise. / She did not listen to the advice (that was never
to compromise with pleasure-seeking guys).

1 mark

(c) Accept any two reasonable answers. Examples:


so that we will not be deceived
so that we will not be frustrated later
to ensure a long lasting relationship
to ensure we befriend an/a honest/kind/truthful/sincere person
Total

1 mark

1 mark
each
5 marks

(a) soaked / torn (of these ideas)

1 mark

(b) they did not give up/lose hope / they were mentally strong / they were
patient (of these ideas)

1 mark
1 mark

(c) complaint
33
(d) Accept any two reasonable answers. Examples:
They are used to living a hard life. / Hardship does not affect them
emotionally.
They are patient.
They are content with their life.
Total

1 mark
each

5 marks

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