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Integrated Skills in English

ISE 0
The Controlled Written examination
Wednesday 21 May 2008

10.0010.45am

Your full name:


(BLOCK CAPITALS)

Candidate registration number:

Centre:
Time allowed: 45 minutes
Instructions to candidates
1. Write your name, candidate number and centre number on the front of this examination paper.
2. You must not open this examination paper until instructed to do so.
3. This examination paper contains two tasks. You must complete both tasks.
4. Use blue or black pen, not pencil.
5. Write your answers on the examination paper.
6. Do all rough work on the examination paper. Cross through any work you do not want marked.
7. You must not use a dictionary in this examination.
8. You must not use correction fluid on the examination paper.

Information for candidates


The tasks in this examination have equal weighting.
You are advised to spend about 25 minutes on Task 1 and about 20 minutes on Task 2.
Examiners use only
Task 1
Task fulfilment

Accuracy and range

Task fulfilment

Accuracy and range

Task 2

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Time allowed: 45 minutes
This examination paper contains two tasks. You must complete both tasks.

Task 1 Reading into writing task


You receive a letter from a friend in Australia. Read the letter below and then, in your own words,
write a reply (approximately 75 words) to your friend:
i) answering her questions and
ii) asking her about the weather in Australia at the moment.

May 2008
Dear Friend,
I hope youre well. Im fine. At school we are doing a project
about the weather in different parts of the world, so Im writing
to ask you about the weather in your country.
Here are my questions:
How many seasons do you have in your country?
Whats the weather like in the different seasons?
Which season do you like the best and what activities can you do
at that time?
Best wishes
Lesley

Use your own words as far as possible. No marks for answers copied from the reading texts.
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Task 2 Writing task


A friend wants to know what to take for her holiday in the mountains next month. Write some
instructions (approximately 75 words) for your friend telling her:
i) what to pack and
ii) what to leave at home.

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