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Integrated Skills in English

ISE 0
The Controlled Written examination
Saturday 19 January 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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Integrated Skills in English 0


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

Task 1 Reading into writing task


You are going to England on holiday next month and want to visit Bluewater shopping centre near
London. Read the text below and then, in your own words, write a letter (approximately 75 words)
to your English penfriend saying:
i) what you are going to do at the shopping centre and
ii) inviting your friend to come with you.

Visit the best shopping centre in England

A visit to Bluewater shopping centre in England is an enjoyable day out for all
the family. You can choose from more than three hundred places to shop and
eat. There are fifty restaurants, cafs and bars, and you can also go
rock-climbing, fishing, cycling, play golf or go to the cinema!
Every year twenty-seven million people visit the centre. It is situated in a big
park with seven lakes and more than one million trees.
There are three big department stores and smaller clothes, sports, music and
furniture shops.
The Bluewater team are always there to help with information about where to
shop and eat.

(Source: Adapted from www.bluewater.co.uk)

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


Write a short story (approximately 75 words) for a writing competition about a group of friends who
went on an amazing holiday.
i) Say where they went
ii) what happened and
iii) what they enjoyed the most.

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